Comparative Effectiveness of the Sequential Implementation of Value Based Purchasing

Grant Number: R01-AG047932

Principal Investigator: Andrew M. Ryan


Products and Resources 

Ellimoottil C., Ryan AM., Hou H., Dupree J., Hallstrom B., Miller DC. Medicare's New Bundled Payment For Joint Replacement May Penalize Hospitals That Treat Medically Complex Patients. Health Affairs. September 2016

Ibrahim AM., Dimick JB., Sinha SS., Hollingsworth JM., Nuliyalu U., Ryan, AM. Association of Coded Severity with Readmission Reduction After the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program. JAMA IM. February 2018

Markovitz AA., Hollingsworth JM., Ayanian JZ., Norton EC., Yan PL., Ryan AM. Risk Adjustment in Medicare ACO Program Deters Coding Increases But May Lead ACOs to Drop High-Risk Beneficiaries. Health Affairs. February 2019

Markovitz AA., Ellimoottil C., Sukul D., Mullangi S., Chen LM., Nallamothu BK., Ryan AM.  Risk Adjustment May Lessen Penalties On Hospitals Treating Complex Cardiac Patients Under Medicare's Bundled Payments. December 2017.

Ryan AM., Krinsky S., Maurer KA., Dimick JB. Changes in Hospital Quality Associated with Hospital Value-Based Purchasing. New England Journal of Medicine 2017. 

Ryan AM., Krinsky S., Adler-Milstein J., Damberg CL., Maurer KA., Hollingsworth JM. Association Between Hospitals' Engagement in Value-Based Reforms and Readmission Reduction in the Hospital Readmission Reduction Program. JAMA Internal Medicine. June 2017. 

Doran T., Maurer KA., Ryan AM. Impact of Provider Incentives on Quality and Value of Health Care. Annual Review of Public Health. March 2017. 

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Markovitz AA., Ryan AM. Pay-for-Performance: Disappointing Results or Masked Heterogeneity? Medical Care Research and Review. January 2016. 

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Chee TT., Ryan AM., Wasfy JH., Borden WB. Current State of Value-Based Purchasing Programs. Circulation. May 2016. 

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Maurer KA., Ryan AM. No hospital left behind? Education policy lessons for value-based payment in healthcare. Journal of Hospital Medicine. January 2016. 

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This project is supported with funds from the National Institute on Aging. 


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