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HERC Health Economics Seminar

Targeting Home and Community Based Care to Veterans at Greatest Need: Incorporating CAN into GEC High Needs High Risk v2


by Bruce Kinosian, MD
Seminar date: 3/17/2021

Description: Abstract: The High Needs High Risk v2 measure identifies LTI risk, for targeting HCBS, but also identifies high cost, hospital use, and death. The current version incorporates CAN probabilities, the JEN Frailty index, and CMS data to identify nearly 40% of new long term institutionalization in 4% of VA users. Target Audience: Of interest for researchers, clinicians and policy makers involved in directing long term services and supports to individuals at risk of long-term institutionalization.

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