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The CACEP Project

Clinically Appropriate and Cost Effective Placement (CACEP) Project

The CACEP Project, commissioned by the Alliance and conducted by the research firm Dobson DaVanzo & Associates, examines how the Medicare home health benefit currently serves Medicare beneficiaries and the Medicare program, and how Medicare's use of home health can better meet beneficiary needs and improve the quality and efficiency of care provided within the U.S. health care system.

CACEP Overview: December 2013

Working Papers #1 & #2:
Frequencies of Episode Types by MS-DRGs, Medicare Payments by Episode Types, MS-DRGs, Chronic Conditions

Working Paper #3:
Baseline Statistics for Patient Pathways for Select MS-DRGs and Chronic Conditions

Working Paper #4: 
Baseline Statistics for Acute-Care Hospitalizations for Select MS-DRGs and Chronic Conditions

Final Paper: 
Improving Health Care Quality and Efficiency