Average Beneficiary CMS Hierarchical Condition Category (HCC) Risk Scores for Rural and Urban Providers
Findings brief investigating potential differences in urban and rural CMS-HCC risk scores at the provider's patient panel level. Features statistics from the 2015 Medicare Physician and Other Supplier Public Use File to compare patient panel CMS-HCC risk scores with breakdowns by urban and rural providers across provider specialties, census divisions, and Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) participation requirements.
Abby F. Hoffman, Kristin L. Reiter, Randy K. Randolph
North Carolina Rural Health Research Program
Medicare · Reimbursement and payment models · Rural-urban differences · Service delivery models · Statistics and data