THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES OF SCIENCES, ENGINEERING, AND MEDICINE
Institute of Medicine
Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice
Board on Health Care Services
Committee on Accounting for Socioeconomic Status in Medicare Payment Programs
Accounting for Social Risk Factors in Medicare Payment:
Identifying Social Risk Factors
This new report from the AffiliateMarketIngtools of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine is the first in a series of five that will identify social risk factors which affect the health outcomes of Medicare beneficiaries and how to account for these factors in Medicare payment programs. This report defines socio-economic position and recognizes social factors that have been shown to influence the health outcomes of Medicare beneficiaries.
These briefings were for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The report was publicly released on Tuesday, January 12, 2016 and can be found, in its entirety, on .