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Hospital and Managed Care Plan Scorecards

B&A is supporting Ohio Medicaid produce hospital and managed care scorecards. The scorecards compile metrics on potentially preventable readmissions (PPRs). The scorecards are released twice a year and include aggregate and provider/plan level extracts. B&A also conducts analysis on performance … Continue reading

Home Health Payment System

BB&A is providing strategic planning services on the design and implementation of a new value-based home health prospective payment system.

Medicaid Shared Saving Program (VMSSP) / Strategic Planning

B&A provided strategic planning services to state staff in support of the design and launch of the Vermont Medicaid Shared Savings ACO Program.

Medicaid Shared Saving Program (VMSSP) / Data and Analytics

B&A supports monitoring and evaluation efforts in Vermont Medicaid by using claims data to conduct policy analysis and calculate performance metrics.

All Payer Models

B&A is one of a team of contractors who provide strategic planning services to state staff in support of the exploration and design of all payer waivers and rate setting models including: universal primary care, global hospital budgets and next … Continue reading

Member Survey

As part of its independent evaluation of the Insure Oklahoma program, B&A conducted a survey of over 10,000 members in the ESI portion of the program in the Summer of 2008. Surveys were individually coded so that we could assess … Continue reading

Independent Evaluation of Insure Oklahoma

B&A is completing an evaluation of Insure Oklahoma, a state-sponsored program that subsidizes insurance premiums for low-income working uninsured Oklahomans and provides services directly to those that are not offered employer-sponsored insurance. The final report will be delivered in December … Continue reading

Statewide Strategic Health Plan

Peter Burns led the B&A technical assistance team in support of Nevada’s statewide strategic health plan which was produced by the Nevada Legislative Counsel Bureau’s Subcommittee on Health Care. This involved writing seven issue papers on facets of the plan, … Continue reading

Conduct Focus Groups – NV DHS

B&A staff facilitated and recorded the findings from focus groups with stakeholders for the six 1915(c) waiver programs to determine gaps in coverage, past achievements, and recommendations for future expansion of services. The purpose of the focus groups was to … Continue reading

Conduct Focus Groups – MDH

B&A conducted eight focus groups in three cities in Minnesota in November 2007 with small employers and brokers. The purpose was to gain feedback on state reform proposals related to an individual insurance mandate, the concept of a health insurance … Continue reading