As subcontractor to BAH, Dobson | DaVanzo will collaborate on technical aspects of the development and implementation of formative and impact evaluations as well as on innovative techniques to estimate a Return on Investment to CMS.
Dobson | DaVanzo has been helping manufacturers and service providers of focused ultrasound (FUS) devices in understanding how CMS sets Ambulatory Payment Classification (APC) payment amounts in the outpatient setting.
Dobson | DaVanzo was commissioned by the Independence Through Enhancement of Medicare and Medicaid (“ITEM”) Coalition to model the likely impact of establishing coverage for two accessories of complex rehabilitative power wheelchairs on Medicare spending over 10 years (2021-2030).
On September 18, 2020, The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized the Radiation Oncology Bundled Payment Model and delayed implementation to July 2021. Through our access to Medicare claims data, Dobson | DaVanzo will be developing national and regional benchmarks to help providers assess their current performance and identify areas for potential savings under the new bundled payment model. We can help providers make use of their own CMS provided data by constructing episodes of care and dissecting their historical Medicare payments for various components of radiation therapy episodes as well as the utilization and costs of different treatment modalities.
Federal guidance has shifted to reopening and states are just beginning to lift restrictions. With no vaccine in the foreseeable future and testing still inadequate (both for active disease and presence of antibodies), many models indicate that the U.S. is poised for major resurgences in infections in the coming months.