• outcomes
  • Many are still very new or have been introduced in limited rollouts as demonstration projects and with preliminary results, without the requisite time to assess meaningful and sustained clinical outcomes. (ahajournals.org)
  • 2018
  • The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced achievement of its previously stated goal to tie 30% of Medicare FFS payments to quality or value through alternative payment models by 2016 and is moving toward its 50% goal by 2018. (ahajournals.org)
  • accurately
  • The 75% Rule was one of several criteria originally intended to distinguish between facilities that should be reimbursed under the acute care hospital prospective payment system (PPS), and those that should be reimbursed on a cost basis because the PPS diagnosis-related groups did not accurately account for the long lengths of stay and the additional cost of treating patients in inpatient rehabilitation facilities. (aha.org)
  • physicians
  • Clinical skills and knowledge accumulated by more experienced physicians can lead to improved quality of care. (bmj.com)
  • A systematic review of the relation between physician experience and quality of care found that older physicians might perform worse-older physicians have decreased clinical knowledge, adhere less often to standards of appropriate treatment, and perform worse on process measures of quality with respect to diagnosis, screening, and preventive care. (bmj.com)
  • surgeries
  • Low back pain associated with lumbar degenerative pathologies is highly prevalent and an economic burden.1-5 It is important to investigate costs and to examine the real-world clinical and cost benefit of commonly performed spinal surgeries. (deepdyve.com)
  • patients
  • For patients with normal baseline troponin after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), troponin elevation greater than three times the upper reference limit defines PCI-related MI. (acphospitalist.org)
  • potential
  • While glutamine levels correlated inversely with inflammatory markers, and a CRP value of above 95.5 mg/L indicated potential glutamine deficiency, the clinical application of this finding needs further investigation. (biomedcentral.com)
  • claim
  • d. creating at least one display for at least one individual showing, by each of said set of major clinical conditions over a time period, a representation of the MCC claim mappings, each MCC claim mapping being weighted by its respective cost identifier. (google.es)
  • time
  • At the end of mapping, multiple entries in each HMCC-time cell are accumulated with the temporal resolution determined as a function of group size and temporal fidelity required for model building. (google.es)
  • popular
  • With version OPS 2005 it accounted for the previously popular suffix "-301", since the application of OPS since that issue is no longer on § 301 SGB V is limited but by out-patient surgery in a hospital (§ 115b SGB V) and the ambulatory care established Doctors (§ 295 SGB V) includes. (wikipedia.org)
  • major
  • For providers, the proposed rule's excessively narrow interpretation of the 75% Rule is a major change, since for many the interpretation is a significant departure from that previously communicated by FIs (other than Riverbend, as of 2001). (aha.org)
  • The diagnosis of major depressive disorder is based on the person's reported experiences and a mental status examination. (wikipedia.org)
  • current
  • In fact, CMS and the FIs are key contributors to the current state of confusion and concern in the field related to the 75% Rule. (aha.org)
  • account
  • We may use this info to send you notifications about your account, your institutional access, and/or other related products. (jove.com)
  • study
  • The Reducing Deaths due to Oxidative Stress (REDOXS) study questioned the safety and applicability of glutamine supplementation in all patient groups. (biomedcentral.com)
  • rise
  • Hospitalisation costs related to metastatic melanoma rise substantially as the disease progresses. (springer.com)