Value based care

Value-based care through postacute home health under CMS PACT regulations

By: Patrick Racsa, MS; Teresa Rogstad, MPH; Brent Stice, MBA; Matthew Flagg, MBA; Chase Dailey, MBA; Yong Li, PhD; Brittany Sallee, BS; Karen Worley, PhD; Anup Sharma, MD; David Annand, MD

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Objectives: To assess in a Medicare Advantage population (1) whether discharge to home health, compared with discharge to home, following an inpatient stay subject to CMS postacute care transfer (PACT) regulations, is associated with better outcomes or lower expenditures and (2) whether the impact differs among subpopulations.

Read article: The American Journal of Managed Care