This article summarizes results from a qualitative research study of provider experience with the Chronic Care Management (CCM) payment policy, which reimburses providers for CCM activities for Medicare beneficiaries occurring outside of office visits.
Provider Experiences with Chronic Care Management (CCM) Services and Fees: A Qualitative Research Study
Patient Dismissal by Primary Care Practices (Journal Article)
This research letter describes patient dismissal practices based on a survey of over 800 primary care practices.
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Factors Influencing Patients’ Receptiveness to Evidence-Based Recommendations During the Clinical Encounter
This article summarizes findings from eight focus groups that were conducted to better understand factors from the patient’s perspective that promote or interfere with evidence-based decision making at the point of care.
Predictive Modeling for Population Health Management: A Practical Guide (Issue Brief)
Predictive modeling is frequently used in population health management programs to stratify populations by their risk of a poor health care outcome. This brief outlines scenarios for which a predictive modeling application is likely to be appropriate and describes key practical considerations for implementation.
Barriers to Choosing Wisely® in Primary Care: It’s Not Just About “The Money”
In this article the author comments on results from two national surveys of primary care clinicians that explore the barriers to implementing 12 Choosing Wisely recommendations.
From Concept to Policy: 10 Years After the Call for a US Center for Comparative Effectiveness Information
This article describes the evolution of comparative effectiveness research since the concept was first discussed by Gail Wilensky in 2006. It illustrates how Wilensky’s policy ideas have resulted in a better understanding of ‘what works best for whom’ in the nation’s health care system.
Barriers to Evidence-Based Physician Decision-Making at the Point of Care: A Narrative Literature Review
In this paper, the authors conduct a narrative literature review using four real-world cases of clinical decisions to show how barriers to the use of evidence-based medicine affect physician decision-making at the point of care, and where adjustments could be made in the healthcare system to address...
Medicaid Emergency Psychiatric Services Demonstration Evaluation: Executive Summary
This is an executive summary for the report summarizing the findings from the Medicaid Emergency Psychiatric Services Demonstration (MEPD) Evaluation: Volume I and Volume II.
Medicaid Emergency Psychiatric Services Demonstration Evaluation: Volume 2, Technical Appendices
Created by the Affordable Care Act in 2010 and launched by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services in 2012, the Medicaid Emergency Psychiatric Services Demonstration tests the effects of waiving the “institutions for mental disease” (IMD) exclusion for Medicaid beneficiaries with emergency psychiatric...