Performance Improvement 2001. Evaluation of the Nursing Home Case-Mix and Quality Demonstration

01/01/2001

This project will help the CMS determine the impact of specific ancillary services on the Resource Utilization Groups (RUG). It analyzes and potentially refines the extensive care and other categories to determine the impact on the prospective payment system for skilled nursing homes.

EXPECTED DATE OF COMPLETION:09/01/2001

AGENCY SPONSOR: Office of Strategic Planning

FEDERAL CONTACT: Edgar Peden, 410-786-6594

PIC ID: 6307

PERFORMER: Abt Associates Inc., Cambridge, MA