Make Versus Buy- Examining the Evidence on Access, Utilization and Cost: Are We Buying the Right Care for the Right Amount?
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Health Services R&D
October 2018 -
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Background: The Veterans' Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 has transformed the way the VHA delivers care, and its reorganization may lead to substantial challenges that ultimately affect the quality of care that Veterans receive, and subsequently, their health outcomes. Specific Aims: Our specific aims are to: 1) examine variation in utilization and access of VHA vs. Community Care (CC) over time (FY15-FY19); 2) develop and test a methodology to compare costs between VHA and CC; an...