Micah Segelman, a health policy researcher in the Aging, Disability, and Long-Term Care program, has over 7 years of experience utilizing health services research methods to inform policy, particularly in the areas of long-term care and care for the elderly. Dr. Segelman has expertise in quantitative methods, including developing risk-adjusted quality measures and designing and conducting evaluations of policy interventions. He has extensive experience with Medicare data, Medicaid data, and the Nursing Home Minimum Data Set (MDS).
Dr. Segelman has done work studying the impact of the Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), the degree to which community-based long-term services and supports are effective in delaying nursing home admissions for frail elderly beneficiaries, hospitalizations and hospital readmissions of nursing home residents, and the quality of hospice care. Much of Dr. Segelman’s work has been funded by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.