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Tag: PPRs

Research Study

Geographic Variation in Hospital Quality Performance in Medicare by Disease and Procedure Categories

With Richard Averill, MS, Richard Fuller, MS, Ron Mills, PhD

Report

Ohio: Potentially Preventable Readmissions Report Card for Managed Care Plans

Published by Ohio Department of Medicaid The Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM) has implemented a healthcare quality initiative based on…

Report

Texas: Potentially Preventable Readmission Reports

Published by the Texas Department of State Health Services A Potentially Preventable Readmission (PPR) is a readmission (return hospitalization) to…

Report

Indiana: External Quality Review of Indiana’s Hoosier Healthwise Program and Healthy Indiana Plan for the Review Year Calendar Year 2014

Published by Burns & Associates Inc. Health Policy Consultants As the state agencies responsible for Indiana’s Medicaid program, the Family…

3M Commentary

Budget Neutral Payment for Pharmaceuticals – Tying Value to Outcomes

By Norbert Goldfield, MD, Richard Fuller, MS

We believe there are two core principles that should be adhered to when implementing payment reform initiatives. First, that measurement…

3M Commentary

Part 2: Clinical Categorical vs. Regression Based Classification Systems

By Norbert Goldfield, MD, Richard Fuller, MS

In our last blog we discussed the fundamental aspects of patient classification systems, specifically categorical clinical and regression based models.…