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Exploring Episode-Based Approaches for Medicare Performance Measurement, Accountability and Payment

Publication Date
Jan 31, 2009

This project examines alternative episode definitions to better align performance measures, incentives, payments, and accountability within Medicare fee-for service in the near term and options for broader episode-based reforms. The project includes an environmental scan, a technical expert panel for review and input of deliverables in the project, analyses of grouped Medicare claims data, and the development of a conceptual analytic piece. [245 PDF pages]

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