U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Physician Practices in Nursing Homes: Final Report
Cari Levy, M.D., Anne Epstein, Ph.D., Lori-Ann Landry, M.S.W., and Andrew Kramer, M.D. University of Colorado, Health Sciences Center
Jennie Harvell, M.ED., and Charlene Liggins, M.P.H., M.P.A.U.S. Department of Health and Human Servic
Health Care in Transition:
Technology Assessment in the Private Sector
Richard Rettig of the RAND Corporation
Office of the Assistant Secretary of Planning and Evaluation
Agency for Health Care Policy and Research.
Expert Panel Meeting on Disease Management Outcomes Measurement
Prepared by: RAND Corporation
Prepared for: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
This report is available on the Internet at: http://aspe.hhs.gov/health/reports/
Percentage of Medicaid Enrollees, Pooled 3- State a
Percentage Point Difference Between Medicaid Enrollees and Children Who b Were Uninsured
Percentage Point Difference Between Medicaid Enrollees and Children Who Were Privately Insured c
Access to Care Based on Parent’s Reports
Reports for the Past 12 months
Access to Care Based on Parent Reports
Had USC or Private Doctor or Nurse During Past 12 Months
USC Type: Private Doctor's Office or Group Practice/HMO
Ultimately, the impact of CHIP and Medicaid on the lives of children and their families depends on the extent to which the program improves access to care, receipt of services, and satisfaction with care, and reduces the financial burden of care for the children who enroll. To measure the impact of CHIP on the health and well-being of children and
1997 Health Network & Alliance Sourcebook. Faulkner & Gray, Inc. New York, NY.
AHCPR award to the RAND Corporation to study Health Care Markets, Managed Care, and Hospital Performance.
AHCPR award to the University of Pennsylvania's Health Policy Studies Group on HMO Impact on Integrated Networks and Services.
AHCPR conference materi
Table 8 categorizes the impetus for and the information needs that were the focus of each of the 11 efforts we studied in depth. Also presented are perceived barriers to carrying out the efforts. The 11 efforts can be viewed as spanning the continuum of structure, process, and outcomes of care.
In the first phase, we identified 23 efforts that fell within the scope of our study and into one of three groupings. One grouping is of on-going national efforts, the second is of other national efforts, and the third involves other more limited efforts but still of interest nationally. In the second phase, we obtained more information on 11 of t
In a competitive marketplace, provider groups want better information on how they perform relative to their competition. This may be providers like them (e.g., other group practices) or other entities (e.g., academic medical centers or public hospitals). Purchasers also want to compare performance of plans on various measures of financial, quality
Most of the current information on the structure of the health system is oriented toward the counting of the individual types of resources (like providers, facilities or health plans) that make up the structure. In contrast, our project showed that there is a need for information that would allow one to interpret the adequacy or change in these re
Important changes in the health care system are being tracked by the Center for Studying Health System Change, established and funded expressly for this purpose by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Center staff recently summarized what they learned in interviews with top leaders in 15 national professional organizations and trade associations ab
This report summarizes the insights and conclusions drawn from a project to asses unmet needs for supply-side information on the health system. The project focused on identifying how information needs associated with a changing health care system are perceived by providers, insurers, purchasers, consumers, and government at various levels. The proj
Although electronic health records for newborns need to interoperate with newborn screening information systems, a HRSA-funded review at Johns Hopkins University indicated that the critical clinical care centers collecting newborn health screening information had minimal integration and interoperability with the health information systems of publ
This report, Performance Improvement 2010, the 16th annual report in this series, describes the findings from 113 studies completed during the fiscal year ending September 30, 2009. The study summaries and the publicly available database from which they are drawn are to be found at http://aspe.hhs.gov/pic/performance.
This project identified fee-for-service payer and managed care plan arrangements with efficient, high quality physicians and physician-group practices; best practice profiling methodologies; criteria used in selective contracting, including financial profiling; barriers to selective contracting; and bonus arrangements for high quality physicians.