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Insight Policy Research to monitor and evaluate CMS’s End-Stage Renal Disease Quality Improvement Program

Insight Policy Research (Insight) was awarded a $5.8 million, 5-year contract to monitor and evaluate the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Quality Improvement Program (QIP). First implemented in 2012, the ESRD QIP is a value-based purchasing program whereby dialysis facilities receive a prospective payment for their patient care, provided[...]

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Understanding the Needs of Women in America’s Military: The 2016 DACOWITS Annual Report Is Here

The Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services—known as DACOWITS—delivers to the U.S. Department of Defense advice and recommendations on policies related to the recruitment, retention, treatment, employment, integration, and well-being of the highly qualified professional women in the U.S. Armed Forces. In 2016 Insight collected and analyzed data from focus groups with hundreds[...]

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Insight Policy Research starts 2017 with new awards from CMS and NHTSA

Insight was recently awarded a 5-year contract from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to monitor and evaluate the effects of Medicare dialysis payment policy. The project will monitor near-term indicators of access and quality of care to determine if Medicare beneficiaries have experienced any changes in dialysis services following modifications to Medicare[...]

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