Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) – Support for Enhancements to the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS Evaluation)

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) – Support for Enhancements to the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS Evaluation)

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Market: Health

Start Year: 2018

Role: Prime

Client: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

Services Provided: Cost-Reasonableness Studies, Data Collection, Environmental Scans, Focus Groups, OMB Clearance Support, Project Management Organization, Statistical Analysis, Survey Research

As the prime contractor, Econometrica will lead this AHRQ contract with our partner, Westat, Inc., to provide recommendations to inform the fielding of the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) beginning in 2020. Our work includes developing information to support two enhancements to the existing MEPS: (1) identifying effective methods to collect detailed information about the benefits covered by insurance plans from a variety of sources, and (2) assessing the feasibility of implementing a dual-frame sampling design to enable MEPS to focus on important subpopulations such as veterans and Medicaid recipients.

Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) Evaluation

Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) Evaluation

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Econometrica is conducting an evaluation of HUD’s RAD program to examine what new opportunities RAD creates for public housing authorities (PHAs) to improve public housing physical conditions, how RAD helps PHAs preserve those units over the long term, and the impact of these changes on tenants. Econometrica is collecting quantitative and qualitative data from primary and secondary sources and analyzing those data. In addition, Econometrica is conducting surveys to capture information on the experiences of the individuals and organizations implementing the program.

Part D Enhanced Medication Therapy Management Technical Implementation Support

Part D Enhanced Medication Therapy Management Technical Implementation Support

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As a subcontractor, Econometrica assists with development of identification methods and measurements for analyzing Part D Plan-generated healthcare in the Medication Therapy Management initiative. We collect data from plans and provide access to a panel of technical experts. In addition, we collect, process, and resolve Part D model-related complaints to support the aims of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.

Medicaid Incentives for Prevention of Chronic Diseases Technical Support

Medicaid Incentives for Prevention of Chronic Diseases Technical Support

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Market: Health

Start Year: 2011

Role: Prime

Client: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation (CMMI), Medicare Demonstration Program Group

Services Provided: Data Collection, Data Scrubbing, OMB Clearance Support, Technical Writing and Editing, Training and Technical Assistance, Web Publishing, Text Analysis 

Econometrica supported the implementation of the Medicaid Incentives for the Prevention of Chronic Diseases demonstration program.

Regulatory Evaluation of ICT Final Rule for U.S. Access Board

Regulatory Evaluation of ICT Final Rule for U.S. Access Board

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Market: Transportation

Start Year: 2016

Role: Prime

Client: U.S. Access Board

Services Provided: Regulatory and Policy Analysis, OMB Clearance Support, Technical Writing and Editing

Econometrica prepared a Final Regulatory Impact Analysis with an Information and Communications Technology (ICT) package. We assisted the Access Board in presentation of submission to the Office of Management and Budget. In addition, we prepared the Final Rule incorporating any revisions.