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Anup Das

Department of Health Management and Policy
University of Michigan
School of Public Health
1415 Washington Heights, M3108 SPHII
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2029

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Institutional Affiliation: University of Michigan

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June 2016Moneyball in Medicare
with Edward C. Norton, Jun Li, Lena M. Chen: w22371
US policymakers place a high priority on tying Medicare payments to the value of care delivered. A critical part of this effort is the Hospital Value-based Purchasing Program (HVBP), which rewards or penalizes hospitals based on their quality and episode-based costs of care. Within HVBP, each patient affects hospital performance on a variety of quality and spending measures, and performance translates directly to changes in program points and ultimately dollars. In short, hospital revenue from a patient consists not only of the DRG payment, but also consists of that patient’s marginal future reimbursement. We estimate the magnitude of the marginal future reimbursement for individual patients across each type of quality and performance measure. We describe how those incentives differ a...

Published: Edward C. Norton & Jun Li & Anup Das & Lena M. Chen, 2017. "Moneyball in Medicare," Journal of Health Economics, . citation courtesy of

 
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