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Twitter Web App : mike johansen The ESRD registry (United States Renal Data System) is grappling with this as we tweet. Many outcome rates are informed by FFS claims data. We have reached a tipping point with MA enrollment even in dialysis, and in 2021, the floodgates may open (due to regulatory changes).
Twitter Web App : I'm also a bit salty b/c the authors didn't cite either of our papers that addresses this uses the MEPS. (it's not a perfect data set as discussed in limitations, but it isn't thwarted by a collider).
Twitter Web App : When you select on Medicare FFS, the analysis becomes meaningless on a societal level. You have to look at FFS + MA, otherwise there is no point (maybe perhaps outside of budgetary understanding w/in CMS).