Federal Impact

 

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Our research was used by the CMS in updating rules in the Federal Register

CEHR's published work in the Health Affairs Journal regarding Medicare's Bundled Payment for Joint Replacement was cited by CMS's in finalizing changes to the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Model in the Federal Register.

  Read CEHR's Article on Medicare's Bundled Payment for Joint Replacement:

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Our research was cited in an influential Report to the Congress regarding the Medicare Shared Savings Program

CEHR's research published in the Health Affairs journal regarding risk adjustment in the Medicare ACO program was cited in a Report to the Congress analyzing the effects of the Medicare Shared Savings Program on Medicare Spending.

Read CEHR's Health Affairs article on Risk Adjustment in the Medicare ACO Program:

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Our research was cited in a Report to the Congress on the Effects of the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program

CEHR's published research in JAMA regarding the Association of Coded Severity With Readmission Reduction after the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program was used in drafting a Report to the Congress highlighting the effects of the program.

Read CEHR's JAMA article on coded severity in the Readmission Reduction Program: 

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Our research was cited in the U.S. Government Accountability Office's Report to Congressional Committees

CEHR's published research in the Health Affairs journal analyzing how the spending metric in Medicare's Value Based Purchasing Program rewarded low-quality hospitals was cited in a U.S GAO Report to Congressional Committees urging CMS to take action to prevent lower quality hospitals from qualifying for bonuses.

Read CEHR's Health Affairs article on the spending metric in Medicare's Value-Based Purchasing Program:

 

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Our research was cited in the FTC Bureau of Economics' Working Papers

CEHR's published work in the Health Affairs Journal regarding low rates of preventable hospital admissions of small primary care practices was cited by the FTC Bureau of Economics's Working Papers evaluating the impact of physician and hospital integration on health outcomes of Medicare beneficiaries

Read CEHR's article on primary care physician practices' rates of preventable hospital admissions