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Specialist physicians are key members of chronic care management teams; to date, however, little is known about the association between specialist payment models and outcomes for patients with chronic diseases.
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In the move toward value-based payment, new payment models have largely been designed by payers and focused on the role of primary care providers. We examine a new phase of payment reform wherein prov...
The Oncology Care Model (OCM) is Medicare's first bundled payment program for patients with cancer. We examined baseline characteristics of OCM physician participants and markets with high OCM physici...
Economic theory argues that specialization in medicine improves efficiency. Current literature suggests that access to and utilization of specialist care vary widely based on many determinants. Thus, ...
Integration of a Palliative Care Specialist in ALS Clinic: Observations from one Center Palliative care specialists can aid in the care of patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). In this ar...
A higher visit-to-visit variability in low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) is associated with an increased frequency of cardiovascular events. We investigated the association between the visit...
The Oncology Episode Payment Model (EPM) is a payment model designed to test the effects of better care coordination on health outcomes and costs of care for Hawaii Medical Services Associ...
The investigators are conducting a prospective analysis of the Alternative Payment Methodology (APM) demonstration project sites. The investigators' goal is to conduct a cross project anal...
There are evidence from numerous studies on effect of lifestyle intervention in morbidly obese patients with type 2 diabetes. This study examines the effect of the "Evje-model" on type 2 d...
This Phase I randomized pilot trial will assess the efficacy of a fixed incentive payment program and drawing incentive payment program versus a control program to promote early childhood ...
The Pulmonary Specialist-Health Coach Consultation (PuSHCon) study examines the implemention of health coach-assisted consultations to improve access to specialist care and implementation ...
A commission created by the Consolidated Omnibus Reconciliation Act of 1985, enacted in 1986, and given the mandate to advise Congress on Medicare-physician payment. The commission members are appointed by the U.S. Office of Technology Assessment.
The Commission was created by the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 under Title XVIII. It is specifically charged to review the effect of Medicare+Choice under Medicare Part C and to review payment policies under Parts A and B. It is also generally charged to evaluate the effect of prospective payment policies and their impact on health care delivery in the US. The former Prospective Payment Assessment Commission (ProPAC) and the Physician Payment Review Commission (PPRC) were merged to form MEDPAC.
Multidisciplinary field focusing on prevention of infectious diseases and patient safety during international TRAVEL. Key element of the pretravel physician's visit is a health risk assessment.
Statistical formulations or analyses which, when applied to data and found to fit the data, are then used to verify the assumptions and parameters used in the analysis. Examples of statistical models are the linear model, binomial model, polynomial model, two-parameter model, etc.
The physician's inability to practice medicine with reasonable skill and safety to the patient due to the physician's disability. Common causes include alcohol and drug abuse, mental illness, physical disability, and senility.