Summary: Processes or methods of reimbursement for services rendered or equipment.
Publications229 found, 100 shown here
- Recommendations to improve end-of-life care through regulatory change in U.S. health care financingCharles F Von Gunten
Center for Palliative Studies, San Diego Hospice, San Diego, California 92103 1407, USA
J Palliat Med 5:35-41. 2002....
- Comparing patient access to pharmaceuticals in the UK and USJoshua Cohen
Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
Appl Health Econ Health Policy 5:177-87. 2006..Additional barriers have since been identified. These pertain to reimbursement and pricing of approved drugs, the so-called fourth and fifth hurdles...
- Home care for the high-risk neonate: success or failure depends on home health nurse funding and availabilityAnita J Catlin
Sonoma State University, 1801 East Cotati Avenue, Rohnert Park, CA 94928, USA
Home Healthc Nurse 25:131-5. 2007
- Long-term care insurance in Japan: implications for U.S. long-term care policySusan Crocker Houde
University of Massachusetts Lowell, Department of Nursing Lowell, MA 01854, USA
J Gerontol Nurs 33:7-13. 2007..Revisions to the Japanese system and implications for U.S. long-term care policy are discussed...
- Colorectal cancer: complexities and challenges in managed careNeil B Minkoff
Network Services and Pharmacy, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Wellesley, Massachusetts 02481, USA
J Manag Care Pharm 13:S27-9. 2007..Managed care weighs advances and associated costs to determine whether the combination of longer life at sometimes significantly increased cost represents value. The price of treatment is only 1 factor...
- Risk sharing arrangements for pharmaceuticals: potential considerations and recommendations for European payersJakub Adamski
Ministry of Health, Warsaw, Poland
BMC Health Serv Res 10:153. 2010..There is though confusion surrounding the terminology as well as concerns with existing schemes...
- Inclusion of cost effectiveness in licensing requirements of new drugs: the fourth hurdleR S Taylor
Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT
BMJ 329:972-5. 2004
- Methods to determine reimbursement rates for diagnosis related groups (DRG): a comparison of nine European countriesJonas Schreyögg
Department of Health Care Management, Berlin University of Technology, 10623 Berlin, Germany
Health Care Manag Sci 9:215-23. 2006..use of trimming methods and plausibility checks and 3.) definition of prices. It concludes with a discussion on the typical development path of DRG systems and the role of additional reimbursement components in this context...
- Funding the unfundable: mechanisms for managing uncertainty in decisions on the introduction of new and innovative technologies into healthcare systemsTania Stafinski
Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Pharmacoeconomics 28:113-42. 2010..This article outlines challenges related to AED schemes and issues that remain unresolved...
- Framework for describing and classifying decision-making systems using technology assessment to determine the reimbursement of health technologies (fourth hurdle systems)John Hutton
Department of Health Sciences, University of York, Heslington, UK
Int J Technol Assess Health Care 22:10-8. 2006..To achieve a better understanding of the potential for use of HTA in this context, an analytical framework was developed to describe and classify existing fourth hurdle systems...
- The Common Drug Review: a NICE start for Canada?Meghan McMahon
Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, University of British Columbia, 429 2194 Health Sciences Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z3
Health Policy 77:339-51. 2006..These include the selection of drugs for review, centralized versus decentralized decision-making, receptor capacity at local decision making levels, and public participation...
- Appendectomy and diagnosis-related groups (DRGs): patient classification and hospital reimbursement in 11 European countriesWilm Quentin
Department of Health Care Management, Technische Universitat Berlin, Straße des 17, Juni 135, H80, 10623, Berlin, Germany
Langenbecks Arch Surg 397:317-26. 2012..The study aims to assist surgeons and national authorities to optimize their DRG systems...
- Access with evidence development schemes: a framework for description and evaluationChristopher J McCabe
Academic Unit of Health Economics, Leeds Institute of Health Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
Pharmacoeconomics 28:143-52. 2010..We propose a framework for evaluating current schemes and informing the design of future schemes. We examine the value of the framework using the UK Multiple Sclerosis Risk-Sharing Scheme as a case study...
- The impact of micro health insurance on Rwandan health centre costsPia Schneider
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
Health Policy Plan 22:40-8. 2007..For both payment types there are important short-run economies of scale, which could be exploited through more intensive use of idle resources in health centres...
- Consumers' views on generic medicines: a review of the literatureMohamed A A Hassali
School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, 11800 Minden, Penang, Malaysia
Int J Pharm Pract 17:79-88. 2009..To review the literature on consumers' knowledge, attitudes and opinions of the use of generic medicines...
- Louisiana dentists' attitudes toward the dental Medicaid programJ D Shulman
Department of Public Health Sciences, Baylor College of Dentistry, USA
Pediatr Dent 23:395-400. 2001..This study was performed to determine factors associated with Louisiana dentists' participation in the Dental Medicaid Program...
- Redesigning Medicare inpatient PPS to adjust payment for post-admission complicationsRichard F Averill
3M Health Information Systems, Wallingford, CT 06492, USA
Health Care Financ Rev 27:83-93. 2006..Based on the redesigned IPPS, the increase in Medicare payments due to post-admission complications was reduced by more than one billion dollars annually...
- Evidence-based decision making: when should we wait for more information?Kalipso Chalkidou
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 27:1642-53. 2008..We conclude that there is a need for better integration of health care decision-making processes with research policies...
- Market and patient access to new oncology products in Europe: a current, multidisciplinary perspectiveC McCabe
Leeds Institute of Health Sciences, Leeds, UK
Ann Oncol 20:403-12. 2009....
- Incorporating economic evaluations into decision-making: the Ontario experienceAndreas Laupacis
Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Division of General Internal Medicine, Sunnybrook and Women s Health Sciences Centre, and the Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Med Care 43:15-9. 2005..Issues associated with these committees such as potential biases associated with pharmaceutical company submissions, transparency, restricted access programs, conditional listing, and price negotiation are discussed...
- Tier 4 drugs and the fraying of the social compactThomas H Lee
Partners HealthCare System, Boston, USA
N Engl J Med 359:333-5. 2008
- Coding response to a case-mix measurement system based on multiple diagnosesColin Preyra
Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Canada
Health Serv Res 39:1027-45. 2004..To examine the hospital coding response to a payment model using a case-mix measurement system based on multiple diagnoses and the resulting impact on a hospital cost model...
- "HRG drift" and payment by resultsRaquel Rogers
Dr Foster Unit at Imperial College
BMJ 330:563. 2005
- How the reimbursement system may influence physicians' decisions results from focus groups interviews in FranceC Huttin
University of Paris 10, Thema, Nanterre, France
Health Policy 54:67-86. 2000..Overall, we also found that French physicians put higher priorities on the cost to society than on the cost to the patient in their treatment decisions...
- The effect of capitation on GPs' referral decisionsT Iversen
Center for Health Administration, University of Oslo, Norway
Health Econ 9:199-210. 2000..This hypothesis is supported by an exploratory empirical study with data from a sample of GPs participating in the experiment...
- Access with evidence development in the UK: past experience, current initiatives and future potentialAndrew Briggs
Public Health and Health Policy, Division of Community Based Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
Pharmacoeconomics 28:163-70. 2010..We consider past experience with these approaches and current initiatives that are exploring their potential, and speculate as to how these schemes might develop in the future...
- Impact of a criteria-based reimbursement policy on the use of respiratory drugs delivered by nebulizer and health care services utilization in Nova Scotia, CanadaGeorge Kephart
Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Pharmacotherapy 25:1248-57. 2005..Policy implementation coincided with multifaceted interventions to assist patients and providers with the change...
- Hospital case payment systems in EuropeReinhard Busse
Health Care Manag Sci 9:211-3. 2006..The editorial sets the policy scene, and argues that DRG systems must be seen both as a technical reimbursement method and as a fundamental incentive mechanism within the health system...
- A rational framework for decision making by the National Institute For Clinical Excellence (NICE)Karl Claxton
Department of Economics and Related Studies, University of York, Heslington, York, UK
Lancet 360:711-5. 2002..Additionally, the analysis can be used to aid the efficient design of research. We discuss the implications of adoption of this new framework for regulatory and reimbursement decisions...
- Effective financing of maternal health services: a review of the literatureTim Ensor
Dugald Baird Centre for Research on Women s Health, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
Health Policy 75:49-58. 2005..While the limited experience of demand-side mechanisms for improving access to maternal health services more evaluation is required...
- Reimbursement decisions in health policy--extending our understanding of the elements of decision-makingVeronika Wirtz
Department of Practice and Policy, School of Pharmacy, University of London, UK
Health Policy 73:330-8. 2005..Complementing the analysis of decision-making about reimbursement by incorporating these factors could increase our understanding and potentially improve decision-making...
- Satisfaction guaranteed--"payment by results" for biologic agentsAlan M Garber
Center for Health Care Evaluation at the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA, USA
N Engl J Med 357:1575-7. 2007
- Perceptions of Saskatchewan community pharmacists regarding a prior-authorization programJason Perepelkin
College of Pharmacy and Nutirtion, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
J Manag Care Pharm 13:589-97. 2007..A pharmacist who submits an EDS request must obtain a patient diagnosis from the physician or agent of the physician; a diagnosis presented by the patient is insufficient...
- State Medicaid nursing home reimbursement rates: adjusting for ancillariesJ Swan
Department of Public Health Sciences, Wichita State University, Kansas 67260 0152, USA
Gerontologist 41:597-604. 2001..The purpose of this study is to adjust for inclusion of ancillaries when comparing Medicaid rates across states...
- The effect of certificate of need and moratoria policy on change in nursing home beds in the United StatesC Harrington
Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Med Care 35:574-88. 1997..This study examined the effects of state certificate of need and/or moratorium requirements on the change in nursing home bed growth in states over a 13-year period...
- Economic implications of potential changes to regulatory and reimbursement policies for medical devicesShelby D Reed
Center for Clinical and Genetic Economics, Duke Clinical Research Institute, PO Box 17969, Durham, NC 27715, USA
J Gen Intern Med 23:50-6. 2008..To evaluate the impact of regulatory scenarios on the financial viability of medical device companies...
- Guidelines accompanied by changes in reimbursement rules. Effects on lipid-lowering drug prescribingL Bjerrum
Research Unit of General Practice, University of Southern Denmark, Odense
Scand J Prim Health Care 19:158-62. 2001..To analyse the effect of guidelines accompanied by changes in reimbursement rules for the prescription of lipid-lowering drugs (LLDs)...
- A new cost allocation method for hospital-based clinical laboratories and transfusion services: implications for transfusion medicineAaron Liberman
Graduate Program in Health Services Administration, College of Health and Public Affairs, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida 32816, USA
Transfusion 45:1684-8. 2005
- The media's perspectives of health care fraud and abuse--an objective assessmentT J Falen
Department of Health Professions, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, USA
Health Care Manag (Frederick) 19:51-7. 2001..However, this discussion serves to divert attention from key health care issues--the many Americans who are uninsured, underinsured, or lack access to care and the system's administrative complexities...
- Financing and reimbursement of elders' oral health care: lessons from the present, opportunities for the futureJudith A Jones
Department of General Dentistry, Boston University School of Dental Medicine, 100 East Newton St, Boston, MA 02118, USA
J Dent Educ 69:1022-31. 2005....
- Can we revitalize the ESRD program?Tim McFeeley
Nephrol News Issues 18:42-3, 47, 87. 2004
- Medicare and cost-effectiveness analysisPeter J Neumann
Department of Health Policy and Management and the Center for Risk Analysis, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
N Engl J Med 353:1516-22. 2005
- A long-term Medicare cureBill Leaver
Hosp Health Netw 82:8. 2008
- Rural health. The MMA giveth... Changes to Medicare are boosting payments to rural hospitals, but some provisions of the law might prove to be troublesomeJoseph Mantone
Mod Healthc 35:32-3. 2005
- Addressing rising health care costs--a view from the Congressional Budget OfficePeter R Orszag
N Engl J Med 357:1885-7. 2007
- The partisan divide--the McCain and Obama plans for U.S. health care reformJonathan Oberlander
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
N Engl J Med 359:781-4. 2008
- Medicare payment system for wound care drugsKathleen D Schaum
Kathleen D Schaum and Associates, Inc, Lake Worth, Fla, USA
Ostomy Wound Manage 51:20. 2005
- Pleasing payers not the priorityGwenmarie Hilleary
Hosp Health Netw 79:10, 12. 2005
- Hospitals adjust to life with MS-DRGs, but impact on bottom line still unclearJennifer Lubell
Mod Healthc 38:32-3. 2008
- The influences of postdischarge management by nurse practitioners on hospital readmission for heart failurePatricia Delgado-Passler
Christine E Lynn College of Nursing, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida, USA
J Am Acad Nurse Pract 18:154-60. 2006..The primary purpose of this literature review is to examine advanced practice nurse (APN)-directed versus registered nurse (RN)-directed telemanagement programs for heart failure patients...
- 5 nuances of Medicare billingBilly K Richburg
Accuro Healthcare Solutions, Dallas, USA
Healthc Financ Manage 62:72-6. 2008..When FIs and MACs bundle procedures that are not performed at the same time, all such payments should be appealed...
- "In the know" with centers for Medicare and Medicaid services changesRobin J Trupp
Comprehensive CV Consulting LLC, Dublin, OH, USA
Prog Cardiovasc Nurs 22:227-9. 2007
- The use of ambulatory patient groups for regulation of hospital ambulatory surgery revenue in MarylandGraham Atkinson
J Ambul Care Manage 31:17-23. 2008..This article describes the policy rationale for this system, the analysis that was performed, and the methods that will be used to control the revenue per case and compare the relative charges of the hospitals...
- Long-term acute care: a review of the literatureManuel A Eskildsen
Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 55:775-9. 2007..This article analyzes studies of LTAC that are currently available, discusses some of the public policy issues surrounding this level of care, and suggests a research agenda, including a role for the field of geriatrics...
- How Medicare changes will affect your cardiovascular service lineNancy A Lyle
Triad Consulting Group, Inc, Portland, OR, USA
Healthc Financ Manage 61:86-94, 96. 2007..Suggested methodologies include: Evaluating the impact of changes to DRG weights and payment. Evaluating the impact of cost-based payment. Evaluating product offerings using a portfolio model...
- Complexities in transplant revenue managementBarry Marshall
Methodist University Hospital Transplant Institute, Memphis, TN, USA
Prog Transplant 17:94-8. 2007..A transplant program must have a thorough understanding of all available payment schemes and reimbursement optimizing strategies to facilitate the realization of a strong financial outlook...
- Effect of Medicaid payment on rehabilitation care for nursing home residentsWalter P Wodchis
Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Ontario
Health Care Financ Rev 28:117-29. 2007..Retrospective payment for Medicaid resident care was associated with greater use of therapy for Medicaid residents...
- Restructuring in response to case mix reimbursement in nursing homes: a contingency approachJacqueline Zinn
Department of Risk, Insurance and Healthcare Management, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Health Care Manage Rev 33:113-23. 2008..In addition, as of 2004, 35 state Medicaid programs had implemented some form of case mix reimbursement...
- Insurer policies create barriers to health care access and consumer choiceTine Hansen-Turton
National Nursing Centers Consortium, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Nurs Econ 24:204-11, 175. 2006....
- Testing an inpatient nursing intensity billing modelJohn M Welton
College of Nursing, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
Policy Polit Nurs Pract 9:103-11. 2008..4387 vs. .4798) compared to unadjusted days. This article discusses unbundling inpatient nursing care intensity and charges from room and board and recommends implementing this billing process at all U.S. hospitals...
- Defining a future for fee-for-service MedicareSusan Bartlett Foote
Division of Health Services Research and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 25:864-8. 2006....
- Barriers to nurse practitioner reimbursementMichelle Ashby
District 16 Board of Directors, PA State Nurses Association, USA
Pa Nurse 61:19. 2006
- The role of physicians and medical organizations in the development, analysis, and implementation of health care policyDavid C Beyer
Arizona Oncology Services, Scottsdale, AZ 85260, USA
Semin Radiat Oncol 18:186-93. 2008..Much of the discussion revolves around reimbursement because reimbursement often determines the availability and use of procedures and technology for our patients...
- VHA studying errors' financial hitJean DerGurahian
Mod Healthc 38:10. 2008
- The effect of state medicaid case-mix payment on nursing home resident acuityZhanlian Feng
Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University, 2 Stimson Avenue, Providence, RI 02912, USA
Health Serv Res 41:1317-36. 2006..To examine the relationship between Medicaid case-mix payment and nursing home resident acuity...
- The $6 million question: can process improvement ensure appropriate hospitalizations?Yishih J Chang
Primaris, Columbia, MO, USA
J Healthc Qual 30:15-24. 2008..01). An estimated 1,396 1-day stays were prevented or denied payment, resulting in an annual savings of $6 million for Medicare's Hospital Insurance Trust Fund...
- CMS releases inpatient payment rule for fiscal year 2007Kate Traynor
Am J Health Syst Pharm 63:1678-81. 2006
- Reimbursement for preventive services: can we construct an equitable system?K Davis
Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205
J Gen Intern Med 5:S93-8. 1990....
- Clinical documentation improvement: it can make you look good!Esther Courtright
Case Manager 15:46-9. 2004
- Clinical Risk Groups (CRGs): a classification system for risk-adjusted capitation-based payment and health care managementJohn S Hughes
Department of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Med Care 42:81-90. 2004....
- Components of Medicare reimbursementWilliam Malatestinic
U S Medical Division, Eli Lilly and Company, Indianapolis, IN 46285, USA
Am J Health Syst Pharm 60:S3-7. 2003..Medicare is one of the largest health insurance providers in the United States. A basic understanding of the Medicare system will provide valuable insights into Medicare reimbursement and the influence it has on a hospital's bottom line...
- The ongoing debate over Medicare: understanding the philosophical and policy dividesSusan Adler Channick
California Western School of Law, USA
J Health Law 36:59-106. 2003....
- AWP reimbursement scrutinized by several statesJohn Carroll
Manag Care 12:11-2. 2003
- 2003 OIG Work Plan highlights aberrant coding patterns. Plan puts new spin on 2002 work plans, introduces new projectsSue Prophet-Bowman
J AHIMA 74:76-9. 2003
- From managed care to "financed care"Jonathan Pierpont Warner
JP Warner Associates, Inc, Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA
Empl Benefits J 27:23-6. 2002..Paying for health care in the new millennium may require fundamental restructuring of how costs are managed to avoid rationing and a government takeover...
- Critical access hospitalsDagmara Scalise
Hosp Health Netw 78:51, 53-6. 2004..What hospitals are eligible to become CAHs, what are the benefits to converting and what should hospital leaders consider before taking the plunge?..
- 'Real change' in system won't come overnight. Interview by Patrick MullenThomas Scully
Manag Care 11:36, 39-42. 2002
- Predicting closure of private substance abuse treatment facilitiesJ Aaron Johnson
Institute for Behavioral Research, 101 Barrow Hall, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602 2401, USA
J Behav Health Serv Res 29:115-25. 2002..Significant predictors included center capacity, being a freestanding facility, the percentage of clients covered by Medicaid, and the ratio of patients to full-time equivalents...
- Health care reform and the pharmaceutical industry: crucial decisions are expectedAaron Liberman
Department of Health Professions, University of Central Florida Orlando, USA
Health Care Manag (Frederick) 20:22-32. 2002..This extra expense is leaving many senior citizens across the country struggling to support their ongoing medical needs...
- Cost-minimization analysis of alternative diagnostic approaches in a modeled patient with non-small cell lung cancer and subcarinal lymphadenopathyGavin C Harewood
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
Mayo Clin Proc 77:155-64. 2002..To evaluate the costs of alternative diagnostic evaluations of enlarged subcarinal lymph nodes (SLNs) in modeled patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)...
- DRG systemWilliam G Plested
J Am Coll Surg 194:101-3. 2002
- Medicare: the good, the bad, and the uglyRobert D Doug Sowell
J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 92:65. 2002
- The Payment Error Prevention Program (PEPP): reducing Medicare payment errors in prospective payment system hospitalsD A Bitonte
Payment Error Prevention Program, Ohio KePRO, Seven Hills, Ohio, USA
Top Health Inf Manage 21:50-62. 2001....
- Paradigm shifts in cardiovascular medicineDavid R Holmes
Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
J Am Coll Cardiol 43:507-12. 2004..replacement of major surgical procedures with less invasive approaches; and 2). redistribution of costs, with a decrease in hospital profits but potentially lower costs of health care delivery for society as a whole...
- First-dollar coverage: an idea whose time has passedJeanne Schulte Scott
Healthc Financ Manage 58:32-4. 2004
- M0150--current payment sources for home care: including the impact of recent OASIS suspension for private pay patientsLinda Krulish
Home Therapy Services, Redmond, WA 98073, USA
Home Healthc Nurse 22:374-5. 2004
- Dividing a trillion-dollar pieKevin Quinn
Healthc Financ Manage 58:60-6, 68. 2004..Growing experimentation with paying for quality, especially in the hospital sector An uneven pace of change, reflecting shifts in bargaining power and technical challenges in designing and implementing new methods...
- Reference pricing of pharmaceuticals for Medicare: evidence from Germany, The Netherlands, and New ZealandPatricia M Danzon
University of Pennsylvania, USA
Front Health Policy Res 7:1-54. 2004..S. generic market, and on research and development (R&D) and the future supply of new drugs, because of the much larger U.S. share of global pharmaceutical sales...
- Re-engineering the ESRD Program amid Medicare reformMark E Neumann
Nephrol News Issues 19:40-1. 2005
- New directions in Medicare managed careThomas A Scully
Alston and Bird LLP, Washington, DC, USA
Healthc Financ Manage 58:64-8. 2004..They also receive the same kind of private health insurance options that have been available to the nation's work force...
- The value of neurosurgeryMark N Hadley
Division of Neurological Surgery, University of Alabama School of Medicine, 510 20th Street South, FOT 1030, Birmingham, AL 35294 3410, USA
Neurosurgery 54:777-82. 2004
- Maximizing reimbursement from trauma response fees (UB-92: 68X) - lessons learned from a hospital comparisonJohn B Fortune
Southern Illinois Trauma Center, Springfield, Illinois, USA
J Trauma 58:482-6. 2005..This study compares two trauma centers' performance in collecting this fee help define methodologies that can enhance reimbursement...
- Medicare cost containment strategy targets several oncology drugsRenee Twombly
J Natl Cancer Inst 96:1268-70. 2004
- A comprehensive immunization strategy to eliminate transmission of hepatitis B virus infection in the United States: recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) Part II: immunization of adultsEric E Mast
Division of Viral Hepatitis, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention proposed, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
MMWR Recomm Rep 55:1-33; quiz CE1-4. 2006..as part of routine clinical services, not require acknowledgment of an HBV infection risk factor for adults to receive vaccine, and use available reimbursement mechanisms to remove financial barriers to hepatitis B vaccination.
- The ethics of measuring and modulating consciousness: the imperative of minding timeJoseph J Fins
Division of Medical Ethics, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
Prog Brain Res 177:371-82. 2009..These time stamps have profound implications for systems of care and reimbursement mechanisms, which often mistakenly conflates futility with chronicity...
- Impact of an all-inclusive diagnosis-related group payment system on inpatient utilizationT J Menke
Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
Med Care 36:1126-37. 1998Although case-based payment is one of the main reimbursement mechanisms for hospitals, little is known about its effects in the general population. Prior studies have focused on Medicare or on all-payer systems in particular states...
- Basic terminology in obtaining reimbursement for pharmacists' cognitive servicesEdith A Nutescu
Department of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
Am J Health Syst Pharm 64:186-92. 2007..A basic overview and definitions of commonly used billing and reimbursement terminology that pharmacists will need to know to obtain reimbursement for cognitive services are provided...
- Tobacco and oral health: attitudes and opinions of European dentists; a report of the EU working group on tobacco and oral healthR H Allard
Medical Teaching Hospital, Free University ACTA, Department of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery Pathology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Int Dent J 50:99-102. 2000..To discover whether dentists are prepared to advise their patients to stop smoking...
- The Arkansas aging initiative: an innovative approach for addressing the health of older rural ArkansansClaudia J Beverly
Institute on Aging, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
Gerontologist 47:235-43. 2007..and programs crucial to maximizing their limited resources and identifying opportunities to change reimbursement mechanisms for care provided to the growing number of older adults...
- Reimbursement mechanisms for glycoprotein IIb/IIIa-receptor inhibitorsRobert J DiDomenico
University of Illinois Medical Center, Department of Pharmacy Practice M C 886, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois, 833 South Wood Street, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
Am J Health Syst Pharm 59:S37-42. 2002..Recent public policy decisions now provide appropriate reimbursement mechanisms for the outpatient use of GP IIb/IIIa-receptor inhibitors...
- Hospital outpatient prospective payment under Medicare: understanding the system and its implicationsJohn J Smith
Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard School of Medicine, 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
Radiology 225:13-9. 2002..The new system is complex, however, with several discrete reimbursement mechanisms possible for the same service...
- Association between hospital costs and outcomes of coro*Shadi Saleh; Fiscal Year: 2005..If the first scenario was proven to be true, that may have a significant impact on the health care reimbursement mechanisms. Public and private payers may choose to selectively contract with low-cost hospitals without fear of ..
- MULTIFACETED HOME CARE DEPRESSION PROGRAMKathleen Ell; Fiscal Year: 2003..The direct cost of detection and treatment under MHCDP is covered through existing reimbursement mechanisms and MHCDP is fully integrated within standard home care practices...
- Analyzing Vaccine Programs/Policies in Western EuropeGary Freed; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- Barriers to Enrolling the Elderly in Cancer TrialsCary Gross; Fiscal Year: 2004..It is our hope that this work will facilitate the development of targeted and novel approaches to overcoming these barriers. ..
- The Impact of Comorbidity on Older Cancer PatientsCary Gross; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- Palliative Care Curriculum for 3rd-Year Medical StudentsCharles von Gunten; Fiscal Year: 2007..Data will be compared with residents who have not been through the course as well as with residents and faculty participating in another study of education. ..
- Eliciting Truly Informed ConsentWilliam Hendee; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- Academic Palliative CareCharles von Gunten; Fiscal Year: 2008..All reentered investigators are seeking NCI funding and have the potential to become independent investigators. ..
- Youth Alcohol, Tobacco and Marijuana Use: Effects of Hours of Work and WagesRobert Kaestner; Fiscal Year: 2009..The proposed research will identify the importance of employment and earned income on youth substance use and produce information that can be used to design effective public health policy to address this problem. ..
- Selection and the Quality Impact of Nursing Home OwnershipDavid C Grabowski; Fiscal Year: 2010..By examining this relationship using a novel empirical strategy, this study provides an opportunity to improve the quality of care for the millions of Americans receiving care in the nursing home setting. ..
- Ethics and Clinical Trials in Advanced Cancer CareChristopher Daugherty; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- Impact of Medicaid Policy on cardiovascular drug use and clinical outcomesMichael A Fischer; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Leveraging Medicare Payment & Reporting Policies to Improve Nursing Home QualityDavid C Grabowski; Fiscal Year: 2010..Thus, the information derived from this study has the potential to make important research and policy-relevant contributions aimed at improving the quality of care for all nursing home residents. ..
- Welfare Reform, Fertility and Reproductive BehaviorRobert Kaestner; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- Financial incentives for smoking cessationKevin Volpp; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Association of PPAR gamma ligands & colonic neoplasiaJames Lewis; Fiscal Year: 2006..Our results will allow us to translate the existing in vitro and in vivo observations to the intact human colon and could lead to further chemoprevention strategies. ..
- SAFEHAVEN: Decision Support for Nursing Home Resident Disaster EvacuationsVincent Mor; Fiscal Year: 2010..Using existing nursing home data from multiple sources, this study seeks to understand the consequences of hurricanes and evacuation decisions, providing the first evidence base to inform the creation of evacuation guidelines. ..
- Genomic Assessment of Clinical Variability in OGSMichael Yaszemski; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- A Genetic Screening Policy Model for Colorectal CancerScott Ramsey; Fiscal Year: 2006..The model will incorporate QOL information from Aim 2, along with family history, clinical, and screening information from the Seattle CFR. ..
- Colorectal Cancer Screening - Primary Care StrategiesDavid Weller; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- In-Depth Examination of Disparities in Cancer OutcomesCathy Bradley; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- Wage Mandate, Labor Turnover, and NH QualityVincent Mor; Fiscal Year: 2007..5) Use the theoretical model to assess the relative merits of alternative minimum nurse staffing and wage policies in terms of their relative cost and effectiveness. ..
- Conditioned Placebo Effects & Treatment of HypertensionThomas Pickering; Fiscal Year: 2005..The demonstration of a conditioned placebo effect that produces a sustained reduction of BP could result in more economical treatment with fewer side effects. ..
- Capacity Building in Organizational ResearchA Orzano; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- The Impact of Public Reporting on the Quality of Post-Acute CareRACHEL WERNER; Fiscal Year: 2008..This will be the first rigorous analysis to inform the policy debate on the benefits and risks of public reporting in the post-acute care sector. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Effects of Mental Parity on High-Cost and Severely-Ill IndividualsHaiden A Huskamp; Fiscal Year: 2011..We will estimate a combination of two-part random-effects models for longitudinal data, latent class random-effects models, logistic regression models, Poisson regression models, and hazard models to address these aims. ..
- Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Career Development (RMI)Neil Powe; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Is Cerebral Malaria a Risk Factor for Epilepsy?Gretchen Birbeck; Fiscal Year: 2008..Terrie Taylor resides. ..
- Economic Consequences of Alcohol Use DisordersMichael French; Fiscal Year: 2008..Finally, the research significance is high because few studies have used contemporary research methods and data to estimate the economic effects of alcohol use and abuse. ..
- Financial Incentives and Variations in the Care of Medicare BeneficiariesBruce E Landon; Fiscal Year: 2010..Because patients will be clustered within physicians and physicians clustered within markets, we will use hierarchical analytic methods. ..
- Roots of Health Disparities: The Quality of Primary CarePeter Bach; Fiscal Year: 2008..The significance of these findings would be that a singular approach to improving the quality of care provided by physicians should enhance care quality overall and reduce healthcare disparities. ..
- Controlled Randomized Anger Reduction in HypertensivesKarina Davidson; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Cost-Effectiveness--Treatments--Ductal Carcinoma In SituJennifer Griggs; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- State Policies and Hospitalizations from Nursing HomesVincent Mor; Fiscal Year: 2004..These theoretical insights will help shape the policy implications emerging from the study. ..
- COOPERATIVE MULTICENTER REPRODUCTIVE MEDICINE NETWORKRichard Blackwell; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- Conference: Elders' Oral Health SummitJudith Jones; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- Screening for comorbidity in substance abuse clinicsCarlos Blanco; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- MEDICAL OUTCOMES IN THE PRICING OF HOSPITAL PROCEDURESAvi Dor; Fiscal Year: 2001..However, based on 1994 frequencies, final samples are expected to range from 900 to 2,400 per year, depending on the procedure and elective/emergency setting. ..
- Hospital Finances and the Quality of Hospital CareGloria Bazzoli; Fiscal Year: 2004..does public policy that affects hospital payments, especially the 1997 Balanced Budget Act and its revisions, influence hospital decisions about quality-related resources and processes and the care their patients receive? ..
- ECONOMIC EVALUATION METHODS--DEVELOPMENT & APPLICATIONSMichael French; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- INCIDENT REPORTING IN NURSING HOMESNicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2008..This information will further our development of a standardized incident reporting mechanism recommended by the Institute of Medicine and others. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Use of Radiation in Stage IV Non-Small Cell Lung CancerJames Hayman; Fiscal Year: 2003..Lastly, we plan to examine whether the frequency and intensity of the administration of treatment with palliative radiation in this patient population has changed over time. ..
- Health related quality of life: Elders in long-term careMary D Naylor; Fiscal Year: 2010..The findings from this study will enable policy makers and providers, as well as recipients of long term care services, to evaluate and make informed choices related to long-term care. ..
- Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development AwardRuey Kang Chang; Fiscal Year: 2006..The principal investigator will take advanced courses to enhance knowledge and skills needed for patient-oriented research and work with the mentors to conduct the proposed project during the award period. ..
- COST EFFECTIVENESS OF GENETIC SCREENING FOR COLON CANCERScott Ramsey; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- Duke-UNC Sickle Cell Disease Clinical Research NetworkKevin Schulman; Fiscal Year: 2008..End of Abstract) [unreadable] [unreadable] CLINICAL CENTER [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Economic Evaluation Methods: Development and ApplicationMichael French; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- ACRIN FELLOWSHIP TRAINING PROGRAMBRUCE HILLMAN; Fiscal Year: 2004..Fellows who have suitably progreessed will be given an opportunity to develop and lead an ACRIN trial as PI under the tutelege of Program mentors. ..
- Randomized Trial of Rosiglitazone for Ulcerative ColitisJames Lewis; Fiscal Year: 2005..If our hypothesis is correct, this study will serve to establish that ligands for PPARg possess biological activity necessary to modulate the inflammatory response in the intact human colon. ..
- Tailored Activity to Improve Affect in Dementia at HomeLaura Gitlin; Fiscal Year: 2006..This pilot study will provide critical data by which to refine and standardize the intervention manual and protocols, and structure the design of a large-scale randomized clinical trial. ..
- Pilot Collaborative PET Imaging TrialNorman Foster; Fiscal Year: 2005..In addition to its scientific aims, this pilot trial also will evaluate subject selection and consensus panel procedures and uniform image acquisition and quality control methods needed for the large-scale study. ..
- Epilepsy-associated stigma in ZambiaGretchen Birbeck; Fiscal Year: 2005..This contextual framework will facilitate the development of effective, community-based interventions aimed at improving the lives of people with epilepsy in the region. ..
- DRUG ABUSE TREATMENT SYSTEM SURVEYJeffrey Alexander; Fiscal Year: 2006..In short, NDATSS is well-positioned to become the critical source of information for monitoring and analyzing the on-going evolution of the nation's outpatient drug abuse treatment system. ..
- GnRH Agonists For Prostate Cancer: Role of the UrologistVahakn Shahinian; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Economics of Formulary Design and Mental Health PolicyHaiden Huskamp; Fiscal Year: 2006..Huskamp the training, mentoring, time and resources to develop the skills that will put her in a position to lead independent research on the economics of pharmaceutical treatment for mental illnesses. ..
- Quality of Life of Overweight Youth: Multicultural ViewDonald Patrick; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Substance Use Comorbidity Care: Evidence-Based Stepped Strategies for DepressionCarlos Blanco; Fiscal Year: 2010..abstract_text> ..
- Contingent Reinforcement of Compliance in Drug UsersMarc Rosen; Fiscal Year: 2004..Important process measures will be whether IMF (cues to remember doses, changes in substance use). A secondary aim will be to evaluate the temporal concordance between use of substances and medication non-compliance. ..
- International Conference On Complex Systems (ICCS)Yaneer Bar Yam; Fiscal Year: 2002..However, this is the only major international conference series to bring the wide diversity of researchers together, demonstrating the interdisciplinary but coherent nature of these efforts. ..
- Optimizing use of androgen deprivation therapy for prostate cancerVahakn B Shahinian; Fiscal Year: 2010..POP dominant) on care of men on ADT. ..
- Understanding Disability Among The ElderlyDavid Cutler; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- LABOR MARKET OUTCOMES OF LONG TERM CANCER SURVIVORSCathy Bradley; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- The Influence of Staff Turnover on QualityNicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- MIND-BODY-BEHAVIORAL MED CLINICAL TRIALS INFRASTRUCTUREKarina Davidson; Fiscal Year: 2008..The ultimate goal will be to make our findings available to 3 target audiences: 1) the network of investigators at Columbia; 2) the behavioral medicine community; and 3) the general medical community. ..
- SKILLS TRAINING FOR SCHIZOPHRENIA:ENHANCING OUTCOMESThomas Smith; Fiscal Year: 2004..This study will generate new information that can guide treatment planning and maximize the chances for recovery in individuals with schizophrenia. ..
- A Pilot Survey to Measure Disability in the Elderly PopulationDavid Cutler; Fiscal Year: 2006..This research is critical for researchers, and for policy-makers who seek to understand why disability is changing and what implications those changes will have for longevity and medical spending. ..
- SURGICAL STUDIES OF CMV REACTIVATION IN TRANSPLANTATIONMichael Abecassis; Fiscal Year: 2008....
- Costs of Occupational Injury and IllnessJ Leigh; Fiscal Year: 2009..But reported national injury rates have been fallen since 1992. Moreover, Workers'Compensation costs fell from 1993 to 1998 but have risen since 1999. Current and comprehensive estimates are needed. ..
- COSTS AND BENEFITS OF ALCOHOL SERVICES & INTERVENTIONSMichael French; Fiscal Year: 2005..S. as well as abroad, the proposed study holds important potential to assist researchers, policymakers, and program directors with economic evaluation guidelines and "real world" applications. ..
- EXAMINING NURSING HOME COMPARENicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..