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Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference

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Why combine?

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  • Report quality and cost, let users decide:
    • Consistent with most other markets
    • Allows users to integrate their own preferences
    • Can avoid issues of aggregating quality
  • In some cases combining may important
    • P4P
    • Tiering
    • Best done by users
  • CEA perspective: Incremental cost vs incremental output

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