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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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...
Debra Lipson has more than 25 years of experience as a health policy researcher and analyst. Her research focuses on Medicaid and state health policy, managed care for vulnerable populations, and long-term services and supports (LTSS) for older adults and people with disabilities.Featured Projects
- Health Reform in Maine: DirigoChoice
- Integrated Delivery Systems: Technical Assistance to States and Effective Federal Oversight Mechanisms
- Securing Coverage for Children by Advocating for the ACA: Experience from the KidsWell Grantees in New Mexico and New York
- Toward a More Perfect Union: Creating Synergy Between the Money Follows the Person and Managed Long-Term Services and Supports Programs
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