Evidence & Resource Library

The SIREN Evidence & Resource Library has expanded to include both peer-reviewed publications and other types of resources such as webinars and screening tools/toolkits on medical and social care integration. To limit your search to peer-reviewed articles, select Peer Reviewed Research under Resource Type. If you have questions about how to use the library or suggestions about additional resources, view this help document or write us at [email protected]. Sign up to receive our monthly newsletter to get alerts about recent additions to the Evidence & Resource Library.

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Adjustment for social risk factors does not meaningfully affect performance on Medicare's MIPS clinician cost measures

A.T. Sandhu, J. Bhattacharya, J. Lam, S. Bounds, B. Luo, D. Moran, A. Uwilingiyimana, D. Fenson, N. Choradia, R. Do, L. Feinberg, T. MaCurdy, S. Nagavarapu
Health Aff

Medicare’s Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) includes episode-based cost measures that evaluate Medicare expenditures for specific conditions and procedures.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

The impact of social and clinical complexity on diabetes control measures

E.K. Cottrell, J.P. O'Malley, K. Dambrun, B. Park, M.A. Hendricks, H. Xu, M. Charlson, A. Bazemore, E.A. Shenkman, A. Sears, J.E. DeVoe
J Am Board Fam Med

Purpose: In an age of value-based payment, primary care providers are increasingly scrutinized on performance metrics that assess quality of care, including the outcomes of their patient population in key areas such as diabetes control.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Adjusting for social risk factors impacts performance and penalties in the hospital readmissions reduction program

K.E. Joynt Maddox, M. Reidhead, J. Hu, A.J.H. Kind, A.M. Zaslavsky, E.M. Nagasako, D.R. Nerenz
Health Serv Res

Objective: Medicare's Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (HRRP) does not account for social risk factors in risk adjustment, and this may lead the program to unfairly penalize safety-net hospitals.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Adding social determinant data changes children's hospitals' readmissions performance

M.R. Sills, M. Hall, G.J. Cutler, J.D. Colvin, L.M. Gottlieb, M.L. Macy, J.L. Bettenhausen, R.B. Morse, E.S. Fieldston, J.L. Raphael, K.A. Auger, S.S. Shah
J Pediatr

Objectives: To determine whether social determinants of health (SDH) risk adjustment changes hospital-level performance on the 30-day Pediatric All-Condition Readmission (PACR) measure and improves fit and accuracy of discharge-level models.

2017

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Risk adjustment for socioeconomic status or other sociodemographic factors

National Quality Forum

Risk adjustment (also known as case-mix adjustment) refers to statistical methods to control or account for patient-related factors when computing performance measure scores; methods include multivariable modeling, indirect standardization, or direct standardization.

2014

Issue Briefs & Reports

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