Clinical and Economic Research

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Topic

Value-based Purchasing

3M Commentary

Linking quality to financial outcomes: The foundation for value

By Dawn Weimar, RN

Many Medicaid programs, health plans, and ACOs are looking for new strategies to offset tight budgets. COVID-19 has dealt severe…

3M Commentary

Pursuing the Triple Aim in managed care: Value-Based Default Enrollment

By Matthew Ferrara

Some state Medicaid agencies leverage the enrollment process  to drive health plan improvement.  Within states that operate Medicaid managed care,…

Report

Texas: Value-Based Enrollment Incentive Program

Published by Texas Health and Human Services Commission  Meeting a statutory requirement to redesign their Medicaid managed care auto-enrollment system…

3M Commentary

It’s still about the prices

By Matt Gallivan

Health economist Uwe Reinhardt famously declared in 2003 that if you want to address higher spending on health care in…

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

Research Study

Financial Impact of Geographic Variation in Hospital Quality Performance in Medicare

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

In a major new research study from 3M Clinical and Economic Research, 3M healthcare policy experts evaluate variation in inpatient…

3M Commentary

Searching for better outcomes and lower costs: The challenges facing state Medicaid directors

By L. Gordon Moore, MD

70 million people receive health coverage through Medicaid. These programs receive federal & state funding and are administered by state…

3M Commentary

The complex world of health care pricing and why it is time to consider big changes

By L. Gordon Moore, MD

Health care payment in the U.S. is the outgrowth of decades of policy decisions that were not all thought…

3M Commentary

How are health insurance plans approaching social determinants of health?

By L. Gordon Moore, MD

In some estimates, medical care accounts for approximately 11 percent of a person’s health and wellness; the rest is…

3M Commentary

What are America’s Health Insurance Plans thinking about in these tumultuous times?

By L. Gordon Moore, MD

These times of uncertainty and stress press us to rethink what we are doing and where we are headed in…

3M Commentary

Medicaid: The backbone of U.S. health care

By L. Gordon Moore, MD

Medicaid spending accounts for about three percent of annual U.S. GDP and more than 20 percent of most state budgets.…

3M Commentary

Care That’s Fair – Reducing racial disparities in health care

By Matt Gallivan

During this period of renewed reflection concerning inequality in America, we must admit that our health care system continues to…