AIR is supporting an effort to strengthen aspects of the State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP), a federally funded, state-based program that offers one-on-one counseling and assistance to Medicare beneficiaries and their families. SHIPs are funded by grants from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).
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On behalf of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), AIR studied the reasons why Medicare beneficiaries without creditable coverage do not enroll in Part D and how they can be encouraged to do so. The project consisted of a survey of beneficiaries without creditable coverage or Part D plans and interviews with health professionals.
AIR assisted the Veterans Health Administration's Office of Quality Performance when they changed the content of their Survey of Healthcare Experiences of Patients to surveys modeled on the CAHPS Inpatient and Clinician-Group surveys.
The Trauma-Informed Organizational Toolkit offers concrete guidelines for organizations to assess whether they are responding appropriately to the needs of families who have experienced traumatic stress.
AIR developed a survey to assess the quality of surgical care from the perspective of patients for the American College of Surgeons.
AIR worked with Yale University and RAND to develop tools to assess the performance of health plans and healthcare providers from the perspectives of beneficiaries and patients for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's Consumer Assessment of Health Plans Study II.