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

Dobson | DaVanzo subcontracts with BAH for the Evaluation of Network of Quality Improvement and Innovation Contractors

Dobson | DaVanzo subcontracts with BAH for the Evaluation of Network of Quality Improvement and Innovation Contractors

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 Hosts Webinars for Academic Centers and Hospitals to Understand FUS APC Payments

Dobson | DaVanzo Hosts Webinars for Academic Centers and Hospitals to Understand FUS APC Payments

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 Evaluates the Financial Impact of Medicare Coverage of Complex Rehabilitative Power Wheelchair Seat Elevation and Standing Systems

Dobson | DaVanzo Evaluates the Financial Impact of Medicare Coverage of Complex Rehabilitative Power Wheelchair Seat Elevation and Standing Systems

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).

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