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Wisconsin Division of Health Care Access and Accountability Project (DHCAA)

CHSRA provides consultation, modeling and analytical services to support Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) health care programs. This includes:

  • Modeling health care utilization and costs for use in rate setting and managing the various health care programs operated by DHS
  • Providing ongoing professional medical, pharmaceutical and project management consultation services
  • Providing access to University of Wisconsin resources, as needed
  • Other analytic support, as needed

Project Duration: 7/1/2008 - present

Participating Personnel

Principal Investigator: Robert Stone Newsom
Contact Person: Robert Stone Newsom

Sponsoring Agency

Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Division of Health Care Access and Accountability

Links

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
WI Department of Health Services, Division of Health Care Access and Accountability

Presentations/Publications

Research & Publications, State of Wisconsin Bureau of Benefits Management, Division of Health Care Access & Accountability (DHCAA) Medicaid Division

Newsom, RS. “Wisconsin Medicaid AIDS/HIV Health Home SPA Two Years Post-Implementation: Effects of Beneficiaries Gender, Age, County, and Persistent FFS / HMO Membership on Costs, Utilization and Chronic Disease.” Center for Health Systems Research & Analysis, V1.0, UW-Madison, under contract with the Bureau of Benefits Management, DHCAA, State of Wisconsin, 4/1/16

Newsom RS, “Exploration of Evaluative Analyses & Methods: Claims-Based Options for the AIDS/HIV-Medicaid Health Home SPA, Exploring FFS Medicaid External Control Groups, Study II, 11/2014. Also the Urban Institute, Feb. 2015 and the National Academy for State Health Policy, Aug. 2015

Newsom, RS “Exploration of Evaluative Analyses & Methods: Claims-Based Options for the AIDS/HIV-Medicaid Health Home SPA, CDPS revision, Study 1, 7/25/14. Also the Urban Institute, Feb. 2015.

Newsom, RS "WI Medicaid Super-Utilizer Populations: Report I History, Methods, Data strategies". Research report, prepared for Director, WI Bureau of Benefits Management, DHCAA. Jan., 2014.

Newsom, Kilburn. "Finding Value & Cost savings by Reducing Payment Variation" A White Paper". Prepared for WI Bureau of Benefits Management, DHCAA Sept, 2013.

Selected white papers, original research & analyses: State of Wisconsin Medicaid Program (Proprietary to WI Division of Health Care Access & Accountability)

Newsom, “Healthcare Cost Variation Effect on Value Measurement” , DHCAA Management Team, 2013

Newsom, Kilburn “Identification and Amelioration of High Impact Procedure Codes” , DHCAA Management Team, 2013

Newsom, Kilburn “Multiple ER Visits (e.g. Mental health, pain patients)”, , DHCAA Management Team, 2010, 2012

Newsom, Collins “WI Anti-psychotic Drug Prescribing”, , DHCAA Management Team, 2012

Newsom, “ER use for Dental Related Services”, DHCAA Management Team, 2011

Newsom, “Trends in the Overall Performance of Wisconsin’s Family Care and Waiver Medicaid populations” DHCAA Management Team, 2011

Newsom, “Episode Treatment Groups” , DHCAA Management Team, 2010

Newsom, “HEDIS Measures”, DHCAA Management Team, 2010

Newsom, Kilburn “Ambulatory Sensitive Conditions”, DHCAA Management Team, 2010

Newsom, Kilburn “Multiple Billings within 24 Hours for Single ER visits” , DHCAA Management Team, 2010

Newsom, Kilburn “Reverse engineering, adaptation and simulation on past WI Medicaid data of the State of Oregon Health Services Commission: Prioritization of Health Services plan software application” WI DHHS, 2010

Newsom, Kilburn, Beutel “C- Section & Adverse Outcome Births (LBW)” , DHCAA Management Team, 2010

Newsom, “Medicare - Medicaid Price Rationalization”, , DHCAA Management Team, 2009

Newsom, “Uses of the Oregon Priority List ” , DHCAA Management Team, 2009

Newsom, “Medicare Never Events” , DHCAA Management Team, 2009

Newsom, Kilburn, Collins “High Impact Procedures & Pharmacy Prescribing Patterns” , DHCAA Management Team, 2009

Newsom, Kilburn “Excessive Use of CAT, PET imaging” , DHCAA Management Team, 2009

Newsom, Kilburn “Hospital Readmits within 2-30 days by DX and DRG” , DHCAA Management Team, 2009

Consultant Publications as Robert Stone Newsom, PhD

Robert Stone Newsom, “Reduce Payment Variation, Increase Value and Save Big Money”. Published as part of RWJF Forum, http://forum.rwjf.org/a/pmd/11315-24766, 2014

Robert Stone Newsom, “A Good Enough Public-Pay HER System”. Published as part of RWJF Forum, http://forum.rwjf.org/a/pmd/11315-24766, 2014