Mathematica is using a mixed-methods design approach to evaluate the Independence at Home Demonstration. The demonstration’s goal is to improve the provision of comprehensive, coordinated, continuous, and accessible care to chronically ill, disabled beneficiaries.
New podcast explores progress, challenges in relieving burdens of family caregivers.Read more and listen
Watch our new video, which links to resources related to the 50th anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid.Read more
Mathematica's health policy experts discuss the rationale for collecting data on physicians and their practices.Read more
First-year results show higher quality care and lower Medicare expenditures.Read more
Mathematica informs health policy debates and addresses decision makers’ information needs through reliable data and analysis. Driven by broad-based public interest in finding ways to improve the quality, efficiency, affordability, equity, and financing of health care, we have contributed to the base of research and data in care delivery and financing, quality measures and health systems change. We also study longstanding issues, such as covering the uninsured, measuring and improving health care quality, controlling health care costs, and designing efficient and effective delivery systems to meet diverse needs.
Evaluation of the Independence at Home Demonstration
Supporting Quality and Efficiency in Medicare With Value-Based Payment Modification and Physician Feedback Reports
To support the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Physician Value program, we are providing technical support in the development and implementation of a value-based payment modifier, conducting research analyses, supporting performance measure development, and responding to inquiries from recipients...
Deborah Peikes brings technical and substantive expertise in studying delivery of primary care through the patient-centered medical home and related models; effectiveness of care coordination and disease management for people with chronic illnesses; and health, employment, and social integration of beneficiaries with severe disabilities.Featured Projects
- Evaluation of the Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative
- Improving Patient Centered Medical Home Research, Evaluation, and Implementation
- Improving Outcomes for High-Risk, High-Cost Patients: Considerations for Spreading Models
- A Guide to Real-World Evaluations of Primary Care Interventions: Some Practical Advice
- Care Delivery Systems
- Data Analytics
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