Objective To examine changes in facility-level risk-standardized rehospitalization rankings for postacute inpatient rehabilitation facilities after modifying two model parameters.
Author Archives: Health Services Research
Objective To examine state and community factors that contributed to geographic variation in qualified health plan selection during the first open enrollment period.
Objective Evaluate the effect of a pay-for-performance intervention on the quality of hypertension care provided to black patients and determine whether it produced risk selection.
Objective To identify factors associated with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bloodstream infections at the level of the hospital organization.
Introduction America’s community health centers (HCs) are uniquely poised to implement the patient-centered medical home (PCMH) model, as they are effective in providing comprehensive, accessible, and continuous primary care.
Objective To investigate factors affecting willingness to pay (WTP) for health insurance of older adults in a longitudinal setting in Germany.
Objective To explore the impact of hospital report card design and incorporation of patient narrative comments on consumers’ choices of hospitals.
Objectives To determine the magnitude and mechanisms of response to Medicare Part D cost sharing by low-income subsidy (LIS) recipients using oral hypoglycemic agents (OHAs) and statins.
Objective Hospital services use, which is a major driver of total health expenditures, is expected to rise over the next decades in Europe, especially because of population aging.
Objective To examine adherence to guideline-concordant hypertension treatment practices at community health centers (CHCs) compared with private physicians’ offices.
Objectives To conduct a systematic literature review of selected major provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) pertaining to expanded health insurance coverage.
Objective To examine the association between 10-year temporal changes in the primary care workforce and Medicare beneficiaries’ outcomes.