Dobson|DaVanzo

Dobson DaVanzo & Associates, LLC is a health economics and policy consulting firm based in the D.C. metropolitan area.

Over the past dozen years, the work of our principals has influenced the design of demonstrations and many public policy decisions and appears in numerous instances in legislation and regulation. Our litigation support efforts have helped courts, plaintiffs, and defendants understand the economic value of various health care issues. 

Latest News

Latest News

American Physical Therapy Association and American Occupational Therapy Association Publish a Dobson | DaVanzo's Therapy Outcomes in Post-Acute Care Settings Study Summary

American Physical Therapy Association and American Occupational Therapy Association Publish a Dobson | DaVanzo's Therapy Outcomes in Post-Acute Care Settings Study Summary

The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) have published summary materials of the Dobson DaVanzo & Associates Therapy Outcomes in Post-Acute Care Settings (TOPS) study. Summary TOPS study materials are available from APTA: https://www.apta.org/article/2021/04/05/apta-aota-joint-statement.

Dobson | DaVanzo Releases Analysis on Potential Medicare and Medicaid Savings for an Alzheimer’s Disease Therapy over 10 years

Dobson | DaVanzo Releases Analysis on Potential Medicare and Medicaid Savings for an Alzheimer’s Disease Therapy over 10 years

Biogen, Inc. commissioned Dobson | DaVanzo to determine Medicare and Medicaid expenditures for Medicare beneficiaries and total societal expenditures associated with the clinical introduction of a potential AD treatment. This analysis estimates our total 10-Year Savings as: $1.24 billion for Medicare (including beneficiary copayments), $26.42 billion for Medicaid and Non-Medicaid Nursing Home Costs, and $11.86 billion for Informal Care and Support Costs for a total of $39.52 billion. You can read and download the full report here.

Dobson | DaVanzo Prepares for Submitting Publications to Peer Reviewed Journals

Dobson | DaVanzo Prepares for Submitting Publications to Peer Reviewed Journals

Dobson | DaVanzo routinely assists clients who wish to submit their studies to peer reviewed journals. Our analysts and data scientists help to develop the “story line,” and tailor the content and format to the requirements of the selected journal. We are currently preparing three manuscripts for clients based on our analysis of the 100 percent Medicare files. 

Publications

Dobson | DaVanzo's principals are committed to being on the cutting-edge of healthcare research. Backed by the team's decades of experience, Dobson | DaVanzo's numerous studies of hospitals, finance, Medicare provider payments, and preventive healthcare services have been published in a variety of journals and are used as a resource by researchers, policy makers, legislators and others.

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Accountable Care Organizations

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Behavioral Health

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Bundling and Episodic Payment

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Cohort Comparison of Clinical Outcomes

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Community Health Care

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Cost Estimation

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Durable Medical Equipment

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Economic Impact

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ESRD

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Group Purchasing Organization

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Health Care Reform

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Hospital Finance

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Post Acute Care

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Quality Measures

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Workforce