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The analysis of the Extended Medicare Safety Net Reform (CHERE)

Project Member(s): Hall, J., Van Gool, K., Naghsh Nejad, M., Abiona, O., Hossain, L., Yu, S.

Funding or Partner Organisation: Department of Health
Department of Health

Start year: 2020

Summary: The project consists of two phases: • Phase 1: undertake analysis of recent trends in the Extended Medicare Safety Net (EMSN) and Medicare use, expenditure/benefits, provider fees and patient out-of-pocket (OOP) costs, including recommendations on potential options for reform based on the analysis. • Phase 2: undertake analysis of provider fee-charging behaviour and how this affects the EMSN benefits their patients receive, patient’ OOP costs and access to care.

FOR Codes: Health Policy Economic Outcomes, Health Policy Evaluation, Health Economics