Reducing health care disparities through payment and delivery system reform
To demonstrate the potential of new reform models for health care payment and delivery to reduce disparities through (1) funding three pilot/demonstration sites; (2) providing those sites with access to expert technical assistance on multifaceted problems and issues; and (3) conducting a formal evaluation of the work.
Internally managed by RWJF staff
- $488,437.00 awarded to George Mason University College of Health and Human Services - Reducing disparities in care for an uninsured multiethnic population by combining payment incentives with provider education and motivation
- $499,956.00 awarded to Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai - Reducing disparities in care for high-risk postpartum women through redesign of payment and delivery systems
- $488,434.00 awarded to University of Washington School of Dentistry - Reducing disparities in oral health care for low-income mothers and children in rural Oregon through redesign of payment and delivery systems
- $1,535,162.00 awarded to University of Chicago Department of Medicine - Reducing health care disparities through payment and delivery system reform
- $399,945.00 awarded to University of Chicago Department of Medicine - Evaluating the Reducing Health Care Disparities Through Payment and Delivery System Reform program and disseminating findings