Evaluation of the Million Hearts® Cardiovascular Disease Risk Reduction Model: First Annual Report
Evaluates the first year of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Million Hearts Cardiovascular Disease Risk Reduction Model to determine whether, and how, it reduces first-time strokes, heart attacks, and Medicare spending. Covers participant characteristics, including rural or urban status and organization type; approaches used to implement the model; preventative care efforts; experiences with CMS support tools for the project; and reasons for joining and leaving the model.
Leslie Conwell, Linda Barterian, Adam Rose, et al.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Mathematica Policy Research
Cardiovascular disease · Healthcare facilities · Healthcare quality · Medicare · Policy · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention