Veterans Equitable Resource Allocation system (VERA) field hearing before the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Veterans" Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifth Congress, first session, hearing held in Gainesville, FL, on April 3, 1997. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Veterans" Affairs. Subcommittee on Health

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LC ClassificationsKF27 .V444 1997
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Paginationiii, 92 p. :
Number of Pages92
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Open LibraryOL284108M
ISBN 100160551005
LC Control Number97186823
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Veterans Equitable Resource Allocation (VERA) The Veterans Equitable Resource Allocation (VERA) model is used to allocate VHA General Purpose funds to the Veterans Integrated Service Networks (VISN’s) in VHA.

The underlying data components of the VERA Model rely on comprehensive data systems that track and analyze the many. Integrated Service Networks (VISNs).

VERA ensures that the allocation of funds is equitably distributed based on Veterans who use the VA health care system rather than simply being based on historic funding patterns. The implementation of VERA has aided in the transformation of VA’s health care system from individual medical.

Read the full-text online edition of An Analysis of the Veterans Equitable Resource Allocation (VERA) System (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, An Analysis of the Veterans Equitable Resource. Since Aprilthe Veterans Equitable Resource Allocation (VERA) System has served as the basis for allocating the congressionally appropriated medical care budget of the Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) to its regional networks.

Days of Care (BDOC) are the basis for Veterans Equitable Resource Allocation (VERA) classification in VA CLCs. The Veterans Equitable Resource Allocation (VERA) system was implemented by the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) in in a continuing effort to improve the allocation of congressionally appropriated health care funds to the 21 Veterans Inte-grated Service Networks (VISNs).1 VERA represents the most recent effort of the VHA.

Department of Veterans Affairs. Submit Data Story. Report Data Issue. This metadata record is available for the public, but the data itself is not public for privacy or security reasons.

See details. Metadata Updated: July 2, The Veterans Equitable Resource Allocation (VERA) database, is operated by the Allocation Resource Center (ARC) in Publish Year: Department of Veterans Affairs Veterans Health Administration Washington, DC VHA DIRECTIVE of Veterans Equitable Resource Allocation (VERA) model, or performance measures.

the Patient Information Management System (PIMS), in the Admission, Discharge. Comments: VA has linked its new resource allocation method, the Veterans Equitable Resource Allocation (VERA) system to the VISN strategic planning process and more clearly associated allocations with VA long-range goals, performance standards, and workload priorities.

On July 1,VA issued Network Strategic Guidance to the VISNs to be used in the budget process for FY. $ 20% Web Discount. Since Aprilthe Veterans Equitable Resource Allocation (VERA) System has served as the basis Veterans Equitable Resource Allocation system book allocating the congressionally appropriated medical care budget of the Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) to its regional by: 6.

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Veterans Equitable Resource Allocation System (VERA): Field Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifth Congress, First Session, Hearing Held in Gainesville, FL, on April 3, United States.

Congress. The Veterans Health Administration asked RAND's National Defense Research Institute to undertake a quantitative analysis of the Veterans Equitable Resource Allocation System (VERA).

The Resource Allocation Plan (RAP) and the Federal Equal Opportunity Recruitment Program (FEORP) The RAP flows logically from the SEPMs participation in the Federal Equal Opportunity Recruitment Program (FEORP) and Affirmative Action Plans (AAPs).

Data 17Statistical Techniques 18Disaggregation Analyses 20viii Understanding Potential Changes to the Veterans Equitable Resource Allocation (VERA).

critical atthis juncture to shift to a regression-based allocation approach. The primary reason we. Women Veterans Forum. On February 7,the VA Office of Enterprise Integration and the University of Southern California Center for Innovation and Research for Veterans and Military Families convened a one-day roundtable to collaborate on policy and research with a special focus on women Code: - Veterans Health Administration.

Get this from a library. An analysis of the Veterans Equitable Resource Allocation (VERA) System. [Jeffrey Wasserman;] -- "Since Aprilthe Veterans Equitable Resource Allocation (VERA) System has served as the basis for allocating the congressionally appropriated medical care budget of the Department of Veterans.

This book is in response to the recent legislation (H.R. ), the U.S. Congress asked the DVA to conduct a study on whether VERA adquately meets the special needs of some veterans. Rand was asked to undertake this study.

The findings and recommendations are documented in this report. Genre/Form: Government publications: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Veterans Equitable Resource Allocation System. (OCoLC) Material Type. Abstract: The Veterans Equitable Resource Allocation (VERA) system was instituted by the Veterans Health Administration (VHA)-the organization in the Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) that is responsible for providing health care to veterans-in The system was designed to improve the allocation of the congressionally appropriated medical care budget to the 22 regional service.

Patient Classification Hierarchy Chart Classifications = 62 Basic Non-Reliant Basic Vested Care Complex Care Each of the 62 classes are aggregated into one price group. The final funding will depend on which class they are placed in and which enrollment priority group they are.

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Committee on Veterans' Affairs. VETERANS EQUITABLE RESOURCE ALLOCATION SYSTEM (VERA) Date(s) Held: th Congress, 1st Session. GPO Document Source: CHRGhhrg Superintendents of Documents ID:.

ensure that funding for each program is based on the complex care category under the resource allocation system (known as the Veterans Equitable Resource Allocation system) established pursuant to section of Public Law – ( Stat. Health Economics Resource Center (HERC) VA Palo Alto Healthcare System.

Willow Road ( MPD) Menlo Park, CA (fax) [email protected] Suggested citation: Smith MW, Chow A. Fee Basis Data: A Guide for Researchers. Menlo Park, CA. VA Palo Alto, Health Economics Resource Center; File Size: 2MB. Read the full-text online edition of Resource Allocation in the Public Sector: Values, Priorities, and Markets in the Management of Public Services ().

An Analysis of the Veterans Equitable Resource Allocation (VERA). Microcost Methods for Determining VA Healthcare Costs. Mark W. Smith, Paul G. Barnett, Ciaran S. Phibbs, and Todd H. Wagner VA Veterans Equitable Resource Allocation: VHA.

Veterans Health Administration: The Decision Support System (DSS), a computerized cost-allocation system. VA’s resource allocation system, particularly as it related to the allocations made to the Carl T.

Hayden Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona. More specifically, you asked us to determine the following: • To what extent does VA’s allocation system provide for an equitable distribution of resources. The Veterans Equitable Resource Allocation (VERA) database, is operated by the Allocation Resource Center (ARC) in Braintree, MA.

The ARC is part of the Resource Allocation Gravesite locations of Veterans and beneficiaries in WISCONSIN, as of May The VHA uses the Veterans Equitable Resource Allocation (VERA) System to allocate most of its appropriations for health care services.

VERA is a centrally driven, formula-based system that determines the appropriate allocation for each of the VHA health care networks, the Veterans Integrated Service Networks or VISNs.

The VHA utilizes ICD codes for purposes such as clinical studies, performance measurement, workload capture, cost determination, Veterans Equitable Resource Allocation (VERA) determination, morbidity and mortality classification, indexing of hospital records by disease and operations, data storage and retrieval, research purposes, and.

Support the goal of improving equitable access to care and ensure appropriate allocation of resources to facilities to meet that goal. Provide adequate support for the VA’s research and education missions. Be consistent with eligibility requirements and priorities. Be consistent with the network’s strategic plans and initiatives.

Size: KB. annual discretionary appropriations are distributed to Veterans Integrated Service Networks (VISN) via the Veterans Equitable Resource Allocation (VERA) formula which takes into account numerous factors; however, neither the number of enrolled Priority Group veterans nor Medicare-eligible veterans is considered in that formula.

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Paul Kearns, Julie Hall, W. Todd Grams, Gina Barhoumy. Kiefer was appointed Director for the Central Texas Veterans Health Care System (CTVHCS) effective J As Director, he is responsible for the day-to-day operations of this multi-million-dollar VA HCS with an annual budget of approximately $ million and over 4, employees.

In FY18, CTVHCS logged over million outpatient. Understanding potential changes to the Veterans Equitable Resource Allocation (VERA) System: a regression-based approach / "Prepared for the Department of Veterans Affairs." "National Defense Research Institute and Rand Health." "MGDVA"--P.

[4] of cover. South Texas Veterans Health Care System San Antonio, Texas Febru RESEARCH TIME ALLOCATION GUIDELINES FOR VA CLINICIAN INVESTIGATORS Veterans Equitable Resource Allocation (VERA): Indirect funding that is transferred to the Medical Center as part of the Medical Care Appropriation to help payFile Size: KB.

An Analysis of Potential Adjustments to the Veterans Equitable Resource Allocation (VERA) System: ISBN () Softcover, Rand Publishing, Determinants of Dispensing Location in the Tricare Senior Pharmacy Program. 2 Appropriated funds are distributed according to the VAs new Veterans Equitable Resource Allocation capitation model that bases network funding on the volume of service-connected and low-income Cited by: Veterans Health Administration., Veterans Equitable Resource Allocation System.

Notes: "Prepared for the Department of Veterans Affairs." "National Defense Research Institute and Rand Health." "MGDVA"--P. [4] of cover. Includes bibliographical references (p.

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