Aligning Quality and Public Reporting Programs for Physicians and other Practitioners.
For the Center for Clinical Standards and Quality (CCSQ) of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), NORC is supporting the development of a strategic plan to align quality and public reporting programs for physicians and other practitioners. Tasks include supporting an internal CMS workgroup with representatives of the CMS Compare Websites and other parties involved in developing and implementing the plan. More
Exploring the Black Box: Design and Implementation Issues of Pay-for-Performance for Rural Physicians.
This study explores key research questions related to the design and implementation of pay-for-performance (P4P) systems by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and private health care delivery systems.
Namibia Community Based Rangeland and Livestock Management (CBRLM) Surveys.
NORC is carrying out surveys during 2010-2014 to support the impact evaluation of the Community-Based Rangeland and Livestock Management (CBRLM) Sub-Activity for the Millennium Challenge Corporation. More
Namibia Conservancy Support and Indigenous Natural Products (CS.INP) Surveys.
NORC has been contracted to implement a Conservancy Support and Indigenous Natural Products Household and Organizational Survey to support the Millennium Challenge Corporation’s Compact with the Republic of Namibia. More
Post-Acute Care: A Rural and Urban Comparison.
This multi-phase analysis examined whether discharge patterns for and use of post-acute care services by rural and urban hospitalized Medicare beneficiaries differ and, if they do, what the sources are of these different patterns. Claims data from the 2000-2001 Medicare Standard Analytical Files (SAF) were used to examine rural and urban patterns of post-acute placement in a Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF), medical rehabilitation facility, or home care following discharge from an acute hospital. More