Performance Improvement 2001. Normative Standards for Medicare Home Health Utilization

01/01/2001

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