Comparative Effectiveness

PCORI to incorporate cost but not cost-effectiveness in its new principles

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Created by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in 2010, the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) has funded a wide variety of research comparing different treatments to one another. One thing PCORI was forbidden from funding, however, was cost-effectiveness analyses. Section 1181 of the Social Security… Read More »PCORI to incorporate cost but not cost-effectiveness in its new principles