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Association Between Maternal Serious Mental Illness and Adverse Birth Outcomes
The researchers evaluated the contribution of serious mental illness and specific risk factors (comorbidities and substance use) to the risk of adverse birth outcomes.
Improving The Medicare Physician Fee Schedule: Make It Part Of Value-Based Payment
To make greater strides towards value-based payment models in Medicare, Paul Ginsburg recommends that those who are testing alternative payment models at CMS should work directly with the team managing the existing fee-for-service payment system.
Simulating the Change in Young Adult Homeownership Through 2035: Effects of Growing Diversity and Rising Educational Attainment
The researchers find that rising education levels—even if minority-white college education gaps were eliminated completely—would only partially reverse the steep declines in young-adult homeownership attainment witnessed since the onset of the housing bust.
Characteristics of Physicians Excluded From US Medicare and State Public Insurance Programs for Fraud, Health Crimes, or Unlawful Prescribing of Controlled Substances
The number of physicians excluded from participation in Medicare and state public insurance reimbursement owing to fraud, waste, and abuse increased on average, 20 percent per year, between 2007 and 2017.