THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES OF SCIENCES, ENGINEERING, AND MEDICINE
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Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice
Board on Health Care Services
Committee on Accounting for Socioeconomic Status in Medicare Payment Programs
Systems Practices for the Care of Socially At-Risk Populations
This new report from the AffiliateMarketIngtools of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine is the second in a series of five that determines social risk factors that affect the health outcomes of Medicare beneficiaries and how to account for these factors in Medicare payment programs. This second report identifies high- and low-performing hospitals, health plans, and other providers that disproportionately serve socially at-risk populations and recognizes the best practices of the high-performing providers.
These briefings were for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The report was publicly released on Thursday, April 7, 2016 and can be found, in its entirety, on the .