Richard L Fuller

Summary

Affiliation: St. Paul
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A new approach to reducing payments made to hospitals with high complication rates
    Richard L Fuller
    3M Health Information Systems, Silver Spring, MD 20904, USA
    Inquiry 48:68-83. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Adjusting Medicaid managed care payments for changes in health status
    Richard L Fuller
    3M Health Information Systems, Inc, Silver Spring, MD 20904, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 70:68-83. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Hospital readmission rates: the impacts of age, payer, and mental health diagnoses
    Richard L Fuller
    3M Health Information Systems, Silver Spring, MD 20904, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 36:147-55. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Inappropriate use of payment weights to risk adjust readmission rates
    Richard L Fuller
    3M Health Information Systems, Inc, Silver Spring, MD, USA
    Am J Med Qual 27:341-4. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Estimating the costs of potentially preventable hospital acquired complications
    Richard L Fuller
    3M Health Information Systems, Silver Spring, Maryland 20904, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 30:17-32. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Building the affordable medical home
    Richard L Fuller
    3M Health Information Systems, Silver Spring, Maryland 20904, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 33:71-80. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Achieving cost control, care coordination, and quality improvement through incremental payment system reform
    Richard F Averill
    3M Health Information Systems, Wallingford, Connecticut 06492, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 33:2-23. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Redesigning the Medicare inpatient PPS to reduce payments to hospitals with high readmission rates
    Richard F Averill
    3M Health Information Systems, Wallingford, CT 06492, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 30:1-15. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Paying for quality and coordination: aligning provider payments with global goals
    Norbert I Goldfield
    3M Health Information Systems, Wallingford, Connecticut 06492, USA
    Am J Med Qual 24:480-8. 2009

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Publications9

  1. ncbi request reprint A new approach to reducing payments made to hospitals with high complication rates
    Richard L Fuller
    3M Health Information Systems, Silver Spring, MD 20904, USA
    Inquiry 48:68-83. 2011
    ..Medicare hospital payment could be reduced by approximately 8% (8.5 billion dollars) if hospitals were held to a "best practice" standard and if payments made for excess complications were eliminated...
  2. doi request reprint Adjusting Medicaid managed care payments for changes in health status
    Richard L Fuller
    3M Health Information Systems, Inc, Silver Spring, MD 20904, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 70:68-83. 2013
    ..The MCO payment impact for diabetes and hypertension ranged from +0.19% to -0.31%. This difference can be used as the basis for creating payment incentives for MCOs to reduce the long-term costs of chronically ill enrollees...
  3. doi request reprint Hospital readmission rates: the impacts of age, payer, and mental health diagnoses
    Richard L Fuller
    3M Health Information Systems, Silver Spring, MD 20904, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 36:147-55. 2013
    ..Hospital payment incentives and performance measures using readmission rates will be distorted if factors leading to higher readmission rates are ignored, or if readmissions to different hospitals cannot be identified...
  4. doi request reprint Inappropriate use of payment weights to risk adjust readmission rates
    Richard L Fuller
    3M Health Information Systems, Inc, Silver Spring, MD, USA
    Am J Med Qual 27:341-4. 2012
    ..In this article, the authors demonstrate that the use of relative weights, as incorporated within the National Quality Forum-endorsed PacifiCare readmission measure, is inappropriate for risk adjusting rates of hospital readmission...
  5. ncbi request reprint Estimating the costs of potentially preventable hospital acquired complications
    Richard L Fuller
    3M Health Information Systems, Silver Spring, Maryland 20904, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 30:17-32. 2009
    ..39 percent in the California data and 9.63 percent in the Maryland data...
  6. doi request reprint Building the affordable medical home
    Richard L Fuller
    3M Health Information Systems, Silver Spring, Maryland 20904, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 33:71-80. 2010
    ..Put succinctly, it encourages practice patterns that improve patient outcomes without dictating what they should be...
  7. doi request reprint Achieving cost control, care coordination, and quality improvement through incremental payment system reform
    Richard F Averill
    3M Health Information Systems, Wallingford, Connecticut 06492, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 33:2-23. 2010
    ..These reforms can produce immediate Medicare annual savings of $10 billion and create the framework for future savings by establishing financial incentives for long-term provider behavior changes that can lead to lower costs...
  8. ncbi request reprint Redesigning the Medicare inpatient PPS to reduce payments to hospitals with high readmission rates
    Richard F Averill
    3M Health Information Systems, Wallingford, CT 06492, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 30:1-15. 2009
    ..25, 1.92, and 2.58 billion for readmission windows of 7, 15, and 30 days, respectively...
  9. doi request reprint Paying for quality and coordination: aligning provider payments with global goals
    Norbert I Goldfield
    3M Health Information Systems, Wallingford, Connecticut 06492, USA
    Am J Med Qual 24:480-8. 2009
    ..Payment systems can use a building block approach for each of the 4 types of health care encounter so as to encourage improved coordination of health care services...