Analysis of Episodes of Care in Medicare Beneficiaries Newly Diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease
Journal of the Amercian Geriatrics Society
Fecha de publicación: 30 March 2018
Autores:Christopher M. Black MPH, Lin Xie MS, M. Furaha Kariburyo MPH, Onur Baser PhD, Huseyin Yuce PhD, Howard Fillit MD
Background: To study transitions between healthcare settings and quantify the cost burdens associated with different combinations of transitions during a 6‐month period before initial Alzheimer’s disease (AD) diagnosis so as to investigate how using an episode‐of‐care approach to payment for specific disease states might apply in AD.