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.
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Health policy experts review key considerations and lessons learned.Read the brief and fact sheet
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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
Improving Employment Outcomes for People with Psychiatric Disorders and Other Disabilities
We conducted a literature review of services and supports to facilitate employment for people with psychiatric disorders, focusing on (1) long-term clients of mental health services, (2) workers at risk of job loss due to a mental health condition, and (3) those in need of early intervention services,...
Laura Kimmey’s research interests include health services, health economics, and applied econometrics. Her work focuses on the use, cost, and quality of health care.Featured Projects
- PCORI Dissemination and Implementation Framework and Toolkit
- Evaluation of the Independence at Home Demonstration
- PCORI Dissemination and Implementation Toolkit
- PCORI Dissemination and Implementation Toolkit: Appendix Materials
- Long-Term Services and Supports
- Quality Measurement
with at least one activity of daily living.