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This comparative cross-sectional study describes the practices of the Comprehensive Primary Care Plus medical home program model and compares hospital service areas with and without these practices using data from the US Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
This cohort study uses Medicare data to evaluate whether the announcement or implementation of the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (HRRP) was associated with an increase in either in-hospital or 30-day postdischarge mortality following hospitalization for acute myocardial infarction (AMI), heart failure (HF), or pneumonia.
This cross-sectional study uses US county-level well-being data from the Gallup-Sharecare Well-Being Index and annual Medicare fee-for-service spending per beneficiary to assess whether the overall well-being of a population is associated with the health care spending for those 65 years or older.
This cohort study uses Medicare claims data to compare performance within and between US hospitals concerning the association of race and neighborhood income with patient outcomes after hospitalization for acute myocardial infarction (AMI), heart failure, and pneumonia.
This survey study evaluates the association of Medicaid expansion coverage with improved access to birth control and family planning services among women of reproductive age recently enrolled in the Healthy Michigan Plan.
This cohort study uses data from the HCUP Project State Inpatient Databases to compare the mean payer mix proportions and in-hospital mortality rates of 17 expansion states vs 13 nonexpansion states for the 4 years preceding and the year after the Affordable Care Act Medicaid expansion.
This pooled cohort study compares overall, progression-free, and cancer-specific survival of patients living in rural vs urban settings who were enrolled in phase 2 and 3 SWOG treatment trials between 1986 and 2012.
This pharmacoepidemiology study compares changes in prescriptions for opioid pain relievers and for buprenorphine with naloxone in 5 states that did vs did not expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in 2014.
This qualitative analysis of health care student and professional responses to questions about inclusion and respect in respondents’ hospitals and health schools describes factors influencing their perceptions and strategies to improve inclusion and retain a diverse health care workforce.
This Viewpoint discusses steps to implement to effectively address the opioid public health emergency.
This cross-sectional study evaluates the association between the expansion of accountable care organizations throughout the United States and changes in physician work hours, self-employment, and employment in hospitals.
This study uses responses from health care professionals who participated in the American Community Survey between 2001 and 2015 to identify trends in self-employment and changes in the earnings differences between self-employed professionals and those employed by for-profit or nonprofit organizations.
This study uses Medicare Part D and Open Payments data to characterize payments to physicians from the manufacturer of repository corticotropin gel (H. P. Acthar Gel, an ACTH analogue) and associations between those payments and the number of prescriptions and Medicare expenditures for the drug in 2015.
This study compares medication coverage policies and utilization management strategies of US Medicaid, Medicare Advantage, and commercial insurers for 62 products used to treat low back pain, including prescription opioids and nonopioid analgesics.
This cohort study investigates the associations between concurrent prescription opioid and benzodiazepine use and the risk of opioid overdose among Medicare Part D beneficiaries in 2013 and 2014.
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