Transforming Health Care Through Evidence and Collaboration
Transforming Health Care Through Evidence and Collaboration

The Impact of Payment Reform on Physician Referrals, Patient Flows and Health Care Costs

Bruce Landon, Harvard University

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January 01, 2014
June 30, 2015
$66,212

This NIHCM-funded study is using data from the Massachusetts All Payer Claims Database to describe referral patterns across the state and to evaluate the impact of global payments on referrals and spending. Results are expected to inform the development of ACOs and other delivery/payment system innovations.