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Nov
04

L&M releases decade of insights into consumer perceptions of health care quality

L&M Policy Research released a new report synthesizing lessons learned from a decade of research on consumer and patient perceptions of health care quality. L&M summarized over 10 years of cross-cutting research conducted from 2001 to 2013 on use of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) quality “Compare” websites. The repo...

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Feb
10

L&M in 2018: YEAR IN REVIEW

We had a productive and rewarding 2018 at L&M and we’d like to share a snapshot of what we’ve been up to and where we’re headed in the 2019. To better engage with our partners and clients, we have issued the first edition of our new newsletter series—we hope you enjoy keeping in touch with news and developments from L&M projects and experts...

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Jan
02

Looking toward 2020...

Happy new year from L&M Policy Research! We celebrated our 15th anniversary this past year and are excited to share a snapshot of what we've been up to and where we're headed in the new decade. We're thankful for our partnerships as we work to improve health care across the United States and look forward to more rewarding opportunities in the f...

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Nov
10

How ACOs In Rural And Underserved Areas Responded To Medicare’s ACO Investment Model

Implementation of accountable care organizations (ACOs) has been occurring unevenly across the nation, with rural areas lagging behind their more urban counterparts in ACO establishment. To help establish ACOs in more areas of the country, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) developed the ACO Investment Model (AIM) to provide ...

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Oct
05

Navigating Value-Based Care: Tips From the Field

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For more than a decade, federal legislation and programs at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have aimed to transform health care delivery and payment from a volume- to a value-based system. With varied names—value-based purchasing, value-based payment, pay-for-performance, pay-for-quality—all of these initiatives emphasize inc...

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