Wilfredo Lim

Wilfredo Lim

Principal Researcher
  • Performance measurement 
  • Program evaluation
  • Long-term care
Focus Areas
  • Disability
  • Statistics and Measurements
  • Long-Term Services and Supports
  • Human Services
  • Health
About Wilfredo

Wilfredo Lim’s research focuses on measuring and reporting provider performance in the context of health care payment reform. He also has experience conducting evaluations of long-term care programs.

Lim co-directs a project that supports the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services in providing physician feedback reports and developing value-based payments. He has conducted research on the Money Follows the Person demonstration to determine the impacts of transitioning people from institutional to community-based care. He has also evaluated the effectiveness of long-term support services and care coordination for people with disabilities.

Lim has published work in the Journal of Public Economics and the Journal of Health Economics. He holds a Ph.D. in economics from Columbia University.

Key Projects
  • health-computer
    Developing Resource Use Reports for Medicare Fee-for-Service Claims

    Mathematica assisted the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services with designing a system to implement physician value-based purchasing for Medicare beneficiaries, which includes development and distribution of confidential physician feedback reports that inform physicians of their performance on quality...