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Report to the Congress: Medicare Payment Policy (March 2017)

Published by Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MEDPAC) The goal of Medicare payment policy is to get good value for the…


Comparing Medicaid Hospital Payment Across States and to Medicare

Published by MACPAC This presentation summarizes MACPAC’s work to date on a new state-level payment index that will compare states’…

Journal Article

Adjusting Population Risk for Functional Health Status

With Richard Fuller, MS, Norbert Goldfield, MD

Published in Population Health Management by Richard L. Fuller, John S. Hughes, and Norbert I. Goldfield Risk adjustment accounts for…

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Leveling the playing field through site-neutral payment

By Richard Averill, MS, Richard Fuller, MS

Our recent article, “Implementing a Site-Neutral PPS,” published in the HFMA journal, highlights the potential for a reform…

Journal Article

Risk adjusting survival outcomes in hospitals that treat patients with cancer without information on cancer stage

Published by JAMA Oncology by David G. Pfister, MD; David M. Rubin, BS; Elena B. Elkin, PhD, MPA; Ushma S. …

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MedPAC financing recommendations for rural hospitals should be extended to all

By Richard Fuller, MS, Norbert Goldfield, MD

In the MedPAC October meeting, the commission returned to the seemingly intractable problem of equalizing access to health care…

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The Real Impact of DRGs: Meaningful Data that Changed Hospital Management

By Richard Averill, MS

A recent blog by François de Brantes, executive director of HCI3, titled “Letting the Facts Get in the Way

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Clinical Controversies in Outcomes Measurement

By Norbert Goldfield, MD, Richard Fuller, MS

Although there is growing consensus that quality-based financial incentives can achieve higher quality and lower cost care, healthcare policy researchers…