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Cognitive Assessment At Medicare’s Annual Wellness Visit In Fee-For-Service And Medicare Advantage Plans
The study provides new insights – the self-reports of survey respondents – into cognitive assessments at annual wellness visits, an area that has been somewhat hidden from view.
Most Medicare Beneficiaries Say They Don’t Receive Structured Cognitive Assessments at Wellness Visits
The results reinforce the need to evaluate policies and practices around detecting impairment, according to the researchers.
Understanding The Latest ACO “Savings”: Curb Your Enthusiasm And Sharpen Your Pencils—Part 2
In this post, the authors lay out key considerations for improving the MSSP over the long haul with the objective of helping get a repeatedly derailed conversation back on track.
Understanding The Latest ACO “Savings”: Curb Your Enthusiasm And Sharpen Your Pencils—Part 1
Did the MSSP save Medicare $1.2 billion in 2019? No—not even close. Might the true net savings be close to zero? Quite possibly.
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The nation’s growing debt threatens Medicare and Medicaid, which have helped countless Americans and reduced poverty. Schaeffer Center researchers work with legislators on a bipartisan basis to bolster these vital systems, making them more efficient and effective.