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ISBN-10 1567936067ISBN-13 9781567936063
ISBN-10 1567934374ISBN-13 9781567934373
Author(s): Lisa I. Iezzoni
Publisher: Health Administration Press
Copyright year: © 2013 Pages: 624

The fourth edition of Risk Adjustment for Measuring Health Care Outcomes presents the fundamental principles and concepts of risk adjustment for comparing outcomes of care and explains why risk adjustment is a critical tool for measuring quality and setting reimbursement rates. This book is a comprehensive guide to the issues raised by risk adjustment, including the pros and cons of different data sources, the validity and reliability of risk adjustment methods, the effects of various statistical modeling approaches, and concerns relating to special populations.