Risk Adjustment for Medicare Beneficiaries With Alzheimer's Disease and Related DementiasMarch 9th 2010
Incorporating functional status in diagnosis-based risk adjustment measures may modestly improve overall expenditure prediction for beneficiaries with substantial disabilities, but not prescription cost prediction.
Cost-Effectiveness of Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine Among Healthcare Workers During an Influenza PandemicMarch 9th 2010
Pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccination of healthcare workers during an influenza pandemic is cost-effective from a societal perspective but not from a hospital perspective without external subsidy.
Medical Care Costs Among Patients With Established Cardiovascular DiseaseMarch 1st 2010
The economic burden of providing care to patients with cardiovascular disease, driven by secondary hospitalizations, may be substantially greater than current American Heart Association estimates.