Objective To examine the sources of family income dynamics leading to movement into and out of Medicaid expansion and subsidy eligibility under the Affordable Care Act.
Author Archives: Health Services Research
Objective To examine the association between payment rates for personal care assistants and use of long-term services and supports (LTSS) following hospital discharge among dual eligible Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries.
Objective To develop and validate a theoretically based and empirically driven objective measure of financial burden for U.S.
Objective The objective of this research was to apply a new methodology (population-level cost-effectiveness analysis) to determine the value of implementing an evidence-based practice in routine care.
Objective To determine whether, given a limited budget, a state’s low-income uninsured population would have greater benefit from a colorectal cancer (CRC) screening program using colonoscopy or fecal immunochemical testing (FIT).
Objectives To provide nationally representative estimates of the opportunity costs of informal elder-care in the United States.
Objective To assess health care utilization among children enrolled in Medicaid and CHIP via Express Lane Eligibility (ELE).
Objective This study modeled the predictive power of unit/patient characteristics, nurse workload, nurse expertise, and hospital-acquired pressure ulcer (HAPU) preventive clinical processes of care on unit-level prevalence of HAPUs.
Objective To analyze the impact of three primary care practice transformation program models on performance: Meaningful Use (MU), Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH), and a pay-for-performance program (eHearts).
Background Medical group practices are central to many of the proposals for health care reform, but little is known about the relationship between practice-level characteristics and the quality and cost of care.
Objective Substantial investment in electronic health records (EHRs) has provided an unprecedented opportunity to use clinical decision support (CDS) to increase guideline adherence.
Objective To evaluate how the accuracy of present-on-admission (POA) reporting affects hospital 30-day acute myocardial infarction (AMI) mortality assessments.
Objective This study measures the change in health care use after enrollment into a new public insurance program for low-income childless adults.
Objective To examine whether disaggregated activities of daily living (ADL) limitations better predict the risk of nursing home admission compared to conventionally used ADL disability counts.