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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Does VA Home-Based Primary Care Reduce Costs Among Veterans Eligible for Independence at Home?
Principal Investigator:

Ciaran S. Phibbs

Location: Palo Alto, CA
Congressional District Code: 18
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: October 2017 - September 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $72,725
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Anticipated Impacts on Veteran's Healthcare: The Medicare Independence-at-Home (IAH) demonstration which provides frail elderly patients with provider-managed integrated care and supportive services at home has shown reduced rates of hospitalizations, 30-day rehospitalizations, emergency department care, and an average $3,070 annual costs savings per patient. This study will examine if VA's Home Based Primary Care (HBPC) program, the inceptor of IAH, produces similar outcomes among Veterans who...

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