Objective Evaluating the potential of the high-dimensional propensity score (HDPS) to control for residual confounding in studies analyzing quality of care based on administrative health insurance data.
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Objective To investigate effects of a novel dementia care coordination program on health services utilization.
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Objective To determine whether identification of previously undiagnosed high cholesterol, hypertension, and/or diabetes during an in-home assessment impacts care seeking among Medicare beneficiaries.
Objective To identify factors that promote the effective performance of accountable care organizations (ACOs) in the Medicare Shared Savings Program.
Objective To forecast out-of-pocket health care spending among older adults.
Objective To identify determinants of potentially inappropriate (PI) antidepressant and anxiolytic/sedative prescribing for older, community-dwelling adults.
Objective To identify space–time clusters of changes in prescribing aripiprazole for bipolar disorder among providers in the VA.
Objective To assess the impact of hospital affiliation, centralization, and managed care plan ownership on inpatient cost and quality.
Objective To determine whether quality of physician–patient relationships influences uptake of physician treatment recommendations in men with clinically localized prostate cancer (PCa).
Objective To provide an alternative to propensity scoring (PS) for the common situation where there are interacting covariates.
Objective To describe the distribution of Veterans in areas of the United States where there are potentially inadequate supplies of health professionals, and to explore opportunities suggested by this distribution for fostering health workforce flexibility.
Background In September 2006, Wisconsin Medicaid changed its policy to allow nondentists to become certified Medicaid providers and to bill for sealants in public health settings.