The Boren amendment and data envelopment analysis

Nyman, John A.; Samuels, Simonetti
June 1997
Health Matrix: Journal of Law-Medicine;Summer97, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p335
Academic Journal
Discusses the methodology typically used by states to satisfy the Boren amendment, which established efficiency as a basic criteria for determining the reasonableness of reimbursement rates set for hospitals and nursing homes, and its weaknesses. Background on the existing methodology; Data envelopment analysis (DEA) as an alternative methodology.


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