The CACEP project presents compelling data for restructuring post acute care with innovative payment models that have the potential to significantly reduce spending, increase efficiencies and facilitate improved patient care," said Allen Dobson, Ph.
While the CACEP models are primarily based on post-acute care episodes, the implications of these findings can be applied across our nation's healthcare delivery system.
CACEP lead researcher and President of Dobson DaVanzo & Associates, LLC.
The CACEP project examines claims for a five percent sample of Medicare beneficiaries from 2007 to 2009 and analyzes home health's potential role in increasing quality and efficiency of care and reducing Medicare spending.
project uses the Medicare program's own claims and assessment data to describe the care provided to Medicare patients and how much it costs, particularly looking at post-acute, pre-acute and community-based care," explained Teresa Lee, Executive Director of the Alliance.