Richard Hirth and UM-KECC colleagues receive HSR Impact Award

The 2014 HSR Impact Award recognizes landmark research by Richard Hirth, Ph.D. and colleagues at the University of Michigan Kidney Epidemiology and Cost Center (UM-KECC) that contributed to the development of a prospective payment system (PPS) that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) employed to improve patient choice and quality of care and potentially reduce costs.