Nimitt helps foreign governments implement new health care financing mechanisms incorporating case-mix principles (including DRGs) into health care delivery models.
We work directly with foreign governments and under contracts with entities including the World Bank, World Health Organization (WHO), and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). We assist government officials, policymakers, and local technical experts to develop, test, and implement case-mix based financing reform projects.
Nimitt has provided short- and long-term technical assistance to support governments to pilot-test and implement case-mix-based financing systems. We are experienced in implementing and providing training on new coding and costing systems, collecting data, analyzing existing policies, designing new payment system parameters, drafting legal frameworks, and providing project oversight. Through contracts with USAID, World Bank, and WHO, we have worked with governments of: Albania, Bulgaria the Czech Republic, Georgia, Hungary, Iceland, Moldova, Romania, Slovakia, and Turkey.
Training & Education
Nimitt designs and conducts intensive, individualized educational programs, trainings, and high-level policy seminars to help government officials and others better understand the risks and benefits of implementing case-mix systems. We train national and local stakeholders to use appropriate case-mix processes to finance health care, manage hospitals, measure quality, and conduct on-going fraud and abuse monitoring.
Jugna Shah is the former Vice President for Patient Classification Systems International (PSCI), and a faculty member at its educational conferences. PCSI is the leading international organization for sharing case-mix research, analysis, and implementation experiences. As a forum for sharing best practices, PSCI coordinates programs including an annual conference and educational offerings on a wide variety of case-mix concepts from beginner to advanced levels.
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