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L&M to evaluate the Medicare Advantage Quality Bonus Payment Demonstration for CMS

The Affordable Care Act mandates quality bonus payments (QBPs) to Medicare Advantage (MA) plans earning quality ratings of at least four out of five stars. To strengthen incentives for quality improvement, CMS is implementing a demonstration that extends bonus payments to three-star plans, accelerates the phase-in of QBPs, and eliminates the cap on...
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L&M to develop and assess HH PPS reform options to ensure access to care and adequate payment for vulnerable populations

Due to concerns over decreased access to Medicare home health services for some populations, the Affordable Care Act mandates that CMS complete a study of the Home Health Prospective Payment System (HH PPS). The study aims to analyze payment reform options to minimize program vulnerabilities, improve system-wide reimbursement and payment accuracy, ...
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CMS awards L&M a Small Business Research and Demonstration (SBRAD) IDIQ contract

L&M holds an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to perform research supporting or evaluating a range of CMS programs and activities. The task orders issued under this contract mechanism are expected to include: Policy analysis and evaluation related to Medicare, Me...
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CMS releases L&M's Home Health Study Report Literature Review (March 2, 2011)

CMS releases L&M's Home Health Study Report Literature Review (March 2, 2011)
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L&M to assist ASH, Region VI with the development of a consumer Web site about health care-associated infections

The prevention of health care-associated infections (HAIs) is a top priority for public health officials, with agencies across the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) escalating efforts to reduce, treat, and inform the public about HAIs. The Office of the Assistant Secretary of Health (ASH), Region VI, is leading one such effort, planning...
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