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Report to Congress: Social Risk Factors and Performance Under Medicare's Value-Based Purchasing Programs
This report, mandated by the Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation Act of 2014 or the IMPACT Act (P.L. 113-185), requires the Secretary, acting through the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE), to conduct research on issues related to socioeconomic status (SES) in Medicare’s value-based payment programs. The term so
This document highlights publically available data sources that could be used in the development of Physician-focused Payment Model (PFFM) proposals.
This is the PDF version of the 2016 Update of the National Plan to Address Alzheimer's Disease. There have been updates yearly since this report was originally published in 2012. A complete list of the National Plan and updates, and their direct URLs, is available on the second page. More information about the National Alzheimer's Project Act is
Brenda Spillman Urban Institute Printer Friendly Version in PDF Format (35 PDF pages)
Environmental Scan of Programs and Policies Addressing Health Disparities Among Rural Children in Poverty
About 12.9 million children live in rural communities, where they are more likely than their nonrural peers to experience health problems associated with their environment, their socioeconomic status, their own and their families’ health behaviors, and their access to quality clinical care. Despite the wealth of research regarding health dispari
This report provides an overview of current efforts for implementing electronic health information exchange (eHIE) by long-term and post-acute care (LTPAC) providers. The report describes the extent to which LTPAC providers are preparing for and implementing eHIE with their partners and assessing its impact. The report provides a review of the gre
2013 Public Comments on the National Plan for Alzheimer's Disease and the National Alzheimer's Project Act
Table of Contents DECEMBER 2013 COMMENTS NAPA Public Speech (M. Ellenbogen; Dec 2013) NOVEMBER 2013 COMMENTS G8 Dementia Summit (K. Schneider; Nov 2013) OCTOBER 2013 COMMENTS
2012 Public Comments on the National Plan for Alzheimer's Disease and the National Alzheimer's Project Act
Table of Contents DECEMBER 2012 COMMENTS We Need a Bold Plan to Stop Alzheimer's (S. O'Connor; Dec 2012) NOVEMBER 2012 COMMENTS
2011 Public Comments on the National Plan for Alzheimer's Disease and the National Alzheimer's Project Act
Table of Contents DECEMBER 2011 COMMENTS
Medicare’s Hospice Benefit:Revising the Payment System to Better Reflect Visit Intensity May 28, 2015 Steve Sheingold, Susan Bogasky, and Sally Stearns I. Introduction
Randall Blair, Junqing Liu, Miriam Rosenau, Michael Brannan, Natalie Hazelwood, Kelsey Farson Gray, Jonathan Brown, Eric Morris, Alyssa Hart, Kenneth Jackson, Angela Schmitt, Katherine Sobel, Mary Barton, Milesh Patel, Allison Siegwarth, Xiao Barry, and Stephanie Rodriguez Mathematica Policy Research
This is the PDF version of the meeting summary for the January 2015 meeting of the Advisory Council on Alzheimer's Research, Care, and Services.
ADVISORY COUNCIL ON ALZHEIMER'S RESEARCH, CARE, AND SERVICES Monday, January 27, 2015 Washington, D.C. Advisory Council Members Non-Federal Members Present : Ronald Petersen (Chair), Laurel Coleman, Yanira Cruz, David Hoffman, Harry Johns, Jennifer Manly, Helen Matheny, David Hyde Pierce, Jennifer Mead, Dennis Moore, George V
ADVISORY COUNCIL ON ALZHEIMER'S RESEARCH, CARE, AND SERVICES Monday, January 26, 2015 Washington, D.C.
Sarita L. Karon, PhD, Joshua M. Wiener, PhD, Angela M. Greene, MS, MBA, Galina Khatutsky, MS, and Ruby Johnson, MA, MS RTI International Abstract