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August 07, 2013
IMPAQ International, LLC, a premier research, evaluation, and technical assistance firm, announced today that it has been awarded a 5-year, $12M, contract by CMS to provide a broad range of analytic and program support activities for a new service delivery and payment initiative specific to Medicare beneficiaries with end-stage renal disease (ESRD). 
August 06, 2013
IMPAQ International, LLC, a premier research, evaluation, and technical assistance firm, announced today that it has been selected by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) to develop a descriptive statistical profile of women veterans and their economic and employment characteristics. The Columbia-based, woman-owned firm will also inventory programs that explicitly or implicitly target women veterans in DOL and across other Federal agencies. The goal is to determine the extent of existing employment services available for this group.
July 08, 2013
A recent study conducted by IMPAQ International, a premier research, evaluation, and technical assistance firm, revealed that chronic conditions have a dramatic impact on Medicare spending. According to the study, beneficiaries with two or more chronic conditions account for 86 percent of total Part A payments and 70 percent of total Part B payments, respectively, although they comprise only 36 percent of Part A, and 41 percent of Part B enrollment.
June 30, 2013
The National Education Association Health Information Network (NEA HIN)—a not-for-profit affiliate of the NEA that delivers programs to improve the health and safety of students, teachers, and education support professionals—formally launched the Jerald L. Newberry School Safety Fund at an event in Atlanta, Georgia on June 29th, 2013.
June 18, 2013
Dr. Cary Sennett, IMPAQ’s President and a nationally recognized expert in quality and quality measurement, participated on a panel on “The Path to Quality-Based Payments: Looking Ahead” at the Fourth National Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Summit in Washington, D.C., on June 13th, 2013. The annual summit brings together leading policymakers, experts, and ACO implementers to provide unique and in-depth insights on ACO implementation, ongoing health care reform efforts, and the remaining barriers to widespread ACO implementation.
May 29, 2013
The Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration (ETA) announced today the awardees for the 2012 ETA Research Papers Program. The ETA Research Papers Program has awarded funding to the following Doctoral candidates: Ben Zou from University of Maryland, College Park; Xin Tang from Stony Brook University; Andrew Johnston from University of Pennsylvania; and Eliav Danziger from Princeton University for their original research on topics related to the public workforce system.
May 23, 2013
With AcademyHealth’s 2013 Annual Research Meeting around the corner, a number of IMPAQ International’s experts are preparing to present various posters, papers, and seminars at the annual event.
May 16, 2013
IMPAQ International, LLC, a premier research, evaluation and technical assistance firm based in Columbia, Maryland, announced today that it has been selected by the Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) to perform a comprehensive analysis of all HCPSS data systems. IMPAQ’s selection comes as a part of the HCPSS Department of Technology’s multi-phased strategic review of the school system’s technology program to meet current and future reporting needs.
April 18, 2013
IMPAQ International, a research, evaluation, and technical assistance firm based in Columbia, Maryland, announced today that IMPAQ’s President and nationally recognized expert in quality and quality measurement, Dr. Cary Sennett, has joined the newly formed Accountable Care Workgroup (ACWG) of the Health IT Policy Committee (HITPC).
April 01, 2013
IMPAQ International’s ongoing collaboration with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on the Medicare Data Sharing Program

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