Impact of Hepatitis C Virus and Insurance Coverage on MortalityFebruary 7th 2019
The Medicaid population has significantly higher hepatitis C virus (HCV) prevalence and mortality rates than patients with private insurance. These data must be considered when policy makers assess providing additional support to Medicaid programs for HCV elimination.
Process Reengineering and Patient-Centered Approach Strengthen Efficiency in Specialized CareFebruary 6th 2019
Improving efficiency is complex and requires a multimodal approach. Health information systems, patient feedback, and multidisciplinary teams are components that can improve clinical processes.
Performance of the Adapted Diabetes Complications Severity Index Translated to ICD-10February 1st 2019
We present an International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision (ICD-10) translation of the adapted Diabetes Complications Severity Index and show its performance in predicting hospitalizations, mortality, and healthcare-associated costs.
Are Value-Based Incentives Driving Behavior Change to Improve Value?January 31st 2019
Value-based payment is promoting care delivery transformation among California physician organizations, although the initial focus has been on controlling hospital costs and redesigning primary care.
The Drug Price Iceberg: More Than Meets the EyeJanuary 30th 2019
When it comes to the political iceberg of drug prices, there is more than meets the eye. Policies that reduce prices but do not lower consumers’ out-of-pocket costs will not address the main challenge facing most Americans.