J Am Geriatr Soc 2021 May 14. Epub 2021 May 14.
Department of Health Services, Policy and Practice, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA.
Background/objective: Medicare Advantage (MA) and Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) operate under incentives to reduce burdensome and costly care at the end of life. We compared end-of-life care for persons with dementia who are in MA, ACOs, or traditional Medicare (TM).
Design, Setting, And Participants: Retrospective study of decedents with dementia enrolled in MA, attributed to an ACO, or in TM. Read More