This task order develops a model that uses scientifically based, normative standards to determine thresholds for payment authorization within home health service categories, and will test the model to determine the extent of its validity and reliability. The contractor will also recommend an appropriate demonstration design to evaluate the use of the model by fiscal intermediaries prior to full implementation.
EXPECTED DATE OF COMPLETION:09/24/2001
AGENCY SPONSOR: Office of Clinical Standards & Quality
FEDERAL CONTACT: Mary Wheeler, 410-786-6892
PIC ID: 7175
PERFORMER: Center for Health Policy Research, Denver, CO