The Physician Value program provided comparative quality and resource use performance information to medical group practices and physicians as part of Medicare’s efforts to improve the quality and efficiency of medical care.
- Performance measurement
- Program evaluation
- Long-term care
- Statistics and Measurement
- Health Care
- Long-Term Services and Supports
- Quality Measurement
Wilfredo Lim’s research focuses on measuring and reporting provider performance in the context of health care payment reform. He also has experience conducting evaluations of long-term care programs.
Lim co-directs a project that supports the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services in providing physician feedback reports and developing value-based payments. He has conducted research on the Money Follows the Person demonstration to determine the impacts of transitioning people from institutional to community-based care. He has also evaluated the effectiveness of long-term support services and care coordination for people with disabilities.
Lim has published work in the Journal of Public Economics and the Journal of Health Economics. He holds a Ph.D. in economics from Columbia University.
Supporting Quality and Efficiency in Medicare With Value-Based Payment Modification and Physician Feedback Reports
Developing Resource Use Reports for Medicare Fee-for-Service Claims
Mathematica assisted the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services with designing a system to implement physician value-based purchasing for Medicare beneficiaries, which includes development and distribution of confidential physician feedback reports that inform physicians of their performance on quality...