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


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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