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MediCaring Communities Book

MediCaring Communities: Getting What We Want and Need in Frail Old Age at an Affordable Cost Published June, 2016 194 pages, 6" x 9" (15.24 x 22.86 cm) ISBN-10: 1481266918 Book List Price $9.95 / Kindle edition $3.49 at

State Long-Term Services and Supports Scorecard

The State Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS) Scorecard is a multidimensional approach to measure state-level performance of LTSS systems that assist older people, adults with disabilities, and their family caregivers. The State LTSS Scorecard measures LTSS system performance across five key dimensions: Affordability and access Choice of setting and provider Quality of life

All-Payer Claims Databases

All-Payer Claims Databases (APCDs) are statewide databases containing claims data, including the prices paid, for all commercial insurance carriers within a state. They are designed to shed light on the disparate prices doctors and hospitals charge for the same procedures. The pricing and quality data have also been

RWJF DataHub

The RWJF DataHub tracks state-level data and allows users to customize and visualize facts and figures on key health and health care topics. The design of the site allows users to simply to pick a category, indicator and location to view data. The National DataHub has a map and ranking

Area Health Resources File

The Area Health Resources Files (AHRF), provided by the US Department of Health and Human Services, encompass not only the basic county files but also state and national files. Together, these databases provide a comprehensive set of data offering a broad range of health resources and socioeconomic indicators which impact

CMS Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data: Inpatient

That data provided in this source include hospital-specific charges for the more than 3,000 U.S. hospitals that receive Medicare Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) payments for the top 100 most frequently billed discharges, paid under Medicare based on a rate per discharge using the Medicare Severity Diagnosis Related Group (MS-DRG)

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