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Social Science Research Solutions

Project Title: A National Survey to Assess the Capacity of Community Health Centers to Serve as Medical Homes and Participate in Accountable Care Networks
Principal Investigator: Melissa Herrmann, M.A.
Date Awarded: November 13, 2012
Award Amount: $178,147

This project will support a second national survey of health centers’ executive directors to monitor trends in medical home and accountable care activities, including patient population management, team-based care, care coordination, information technology, and quality improvement.

Trustees of Dartmouth College

Project Title: Evaluating the Formation and Performance of Accountable Care Organizations, Year 4
Principal Investigator: Elliott S. Fisher, M.D., M.P.H.
Date Awarded: November 13, 2012
Award Amount: $381,024

For this project, Dartmouth researchers will complete the first national survey of ACOs, which will yield information about market and regional characteristics, types of providers included and services delivered, methods used to manage high-risk patients, and readiness to accept and distribute shared savings.

Pear Tree Communications, Inc.

Project Title: Growing the Audience for WhyNotTheBest.org, Phase 5
Principal Investigator: Martha Hostetter
Date Awarded: November 13, 2012
Award Amount: $64,195

In 2013, the WhyNotTheBest.org team will focus on forging new partnerships and growing its audience of quality improvement professionals, researchers, and organizations whose mission is to promote transparency about quality of care.

IPRO, Inc.

Project Title: Growing the Audience for WhyNotTheBest.org, Phase 5
Principal Investigator: Jaz-Michael King
Date Awarded: November 13, 2012
Award Amount: $349,313

In 2013, the WhyNotTheBest.org team will focus on forging new partnerships and growing its audience of quality improvement professionals, researchers, and organizations whose mission is to promote transparency about quality of care.

Johns Hopkins University

Project Title: Informing the National Policy Debate on Medicare’s Future and Provider Payment Reform
Principal Investigator: Karen Davis, Ph.D.
Date Awarded: November 13, 2012
Award Amount: $132,818

Project staff will update previous analyses of a proposed comprehensive Medicare benefit and the performance of Medicare relative to employer-based private health insurance; consider new ways to streamline and rationalize private-sector provider payment negotiation; and produce recommendations for translating successful innovation pilots into Medicare policy.

National Senior Citizens Law Center

Project Title: Amplifying the Consumer Voice as States Integrate Care for Dual Eligibles, Phase 2
Principal Investigator: Kevin Prindiville, J.D.
Date Awarded: November 13, 2012
Award Amount: $110,000

The National Senior Citizens Law Center embarked on a project in late 2011 to help consumer representatives ensure the inclusion of strong beneficiary protections in new state models for integrating care provided to people dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid.

President and Fellows of Harvard College

Project Title: Assessing the Evolution of Medical Home Initiatives: A National Survey
Principal Investigator: Bruce Landon, M.D., M.B.A., M.Sc.
Date Awarded: November 13, 2012
Award Amount: $116,033

While there are some 100 public and commercial medical home pilot programs in the United States, no systematic process exists to quantify, monitor, or describe the features of these programs so that others can understand this important evolution in primary care delivery and financing.

National Governors Association Center for Best Practices

Project Title: Helping States Design Multipayer Care Delivery Models
Principal Investigator: Krista Drobac, M.P.P., and Brian Osberg, M.P.H.
Date Awarded: November 13, 2012
Award Amount: $148,233

The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices will convene officials from each of 25 states to provide a forum to exchange information, connect state officials with their federal counterparts, and disseminate results to a broader state audience.

The University of Texas at Austin

Project Title: Health Reform, Competition Policy, and Emerging Health Care Markets
Principal Investigator: William Sage, M.D., J.D.
Date Awarded: October 22, 2012
Award Amount: $27,904

Health Vista LLC

Project Title: Quality Matters: A Fund Bimonthly Newsletter About Innovators Making a Difference in Patient Care, Patient Outcomes, and Efficiency
Principal Investigator: Sarah Klein
Date Awarded: October 2, 2012
Award Amount: $49,739

Center for Studying Health System Change

Project Title: Addressing Provider Consolidation Through Market Forces and Regulation
Principal Investigator: Paul Ginsburg, Ph.D.
Date Awarded: October 2, 2012
Award Amount: $31,000

Focused Medical Analytics

Project Title: Practitioner/Health Plan Collaboration: Building a New Model for the Next Decade
Principal Investigator: Howard Beckman, M.D.
Date Awarded: October 2, 2012
Award Amount: $24,796

National Academy of Social Insurance

Project Title: Avoiding Unintended Consequences: Identifying Critical Issues in Implementing the Duals Demonstration Projects
Principal Investigator: Lee Goldberg, J.D., M.A.
Date Awarded: October 2, 2012
Award Amount: $24,706

Center for Medicare Advocacy, Inc.

Project Title: Examining Inappropriate Antipsychotic Drug Use in Nursing Homes
Principal Investigator: Toby S. Edelman, J.D.
Date Awarded: August 27, 2012
Award Amount: $49,998

Yale University

Project Title: Understanding Hospital Practices Among Hospitals Enrolled with the State Action on Avoidable Rehospitalizations (STAAR) Initiatives
Principal Investigator: Leslie Curry, Ph.D.
Date Awarded: August 27, 2012
Award Amount: $49,091