August 2022

Predictors of Discharge From the VA Caregiver Support Program

August 18, 2022


The year of application predicts discharge from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) caregiver program. Unexpected, disallowed criteria also predict discharge, with significant others facing higher discharge risk than spouses.

Activation, Physical Activity, and Outcomes Among Individuals With T2D

August 09, 2022


This study presents an integrated, exploratory assessment of physical activity, patient activation, health-related quality of life, and clinical outcomes among older adults with type 2 diabetes (T2D) using survey, wellness, and claims data.

Value-Based Payment, the Safety Net, and Rethinking Risk

August 02, 2022


Safety-net providers can benefit from demonstrations of condition-specific and defined-scope-of-practice alternative payment models that account for the nonfinancial as well as financial risks that providers face.

Coverage With Evidence Development: Where Are We Now?

April 07, 2022


Review of CMS’ coverage with evidence development program exposes a need to improve program transparency and clarify requirements and timetables for reporting to improve access to novel therapies.