Risk Adjustment Using CDPS

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This presentation provides a background on risk adjustment, including the general program and policy goals of risk adjustment, the history of risk adjustment, and an overview of risk adjustment systems. It also goes into detail on one risk adjustment model, the Chronic Illness Disability payment system, and describes how diagnostic and pharmacy based models can be used to measure illness burden and to adjust payments to health plans that enroll Medicaid beneficiaries.