Analyzing the Relationship Among Early Childhood Conditions, Reproduction of Socioeconomic Inequalities and Adult Health Disparities.
This project analyzes the relationship between early health conditions, adult socioeconomic attainment, and adult health. The first goal of this study is to document the impact of early health conditions on adult socioeconomic and adult health outcomes. More
Evaluation of the Information Technology Professionals in Health Care (“Workforce”) Program.
NORC is conducting an evaluation of the IT Professionals in Health Care Program for the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) to assess the impact of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funding to support training and educational programs at universities and colleges, as well as efforts to create new curricula and a competency exam. 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.
Impact of Critical Access Hospital (CAH) Conversion on Hospital Costs and Mix of Services.
Three cohorts of Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) were followed over time, corresponding to the first three years of conversions in 1999 through 2001. More
Section 1115 Demonstration Management and Evaluation.
NORC is assisting CMS by monitoring state compliance with the Special Terms and Conditions (STCs) that govern approved section 1115 demonstrations; developing evaluation design plans for CMS-approved section 1115 demonstrations; and developing a toolkit that CMS can use to assess delivery system reform proposals submitted by states for CMS approval. More