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The Oregon experiment--effects of Medicaid on clinical outcomes.
BACKGROUND Despite the imminent expansion of Medicaid coverage for low-income adults, the effects of expanding coverage are unclear. The 2008 Medicaid expansion in Oregon based on lottery drawingsExpand
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Workplace wellness programs can generate savings.
Amid soaring health spending, there is growing interest in workplace disease prevention and wellness programs to improve health and lower costs. In a critical meta-analysis of the literature on costsExpand
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Using social and behavioural science to support COVID-19 pandemic response
The COVID-19 pandemic represents a massive global health crisis. Because the crisis requires large-scale behaviour change and places significant psychological burdens on individuals, insights fromExpand
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The Spillover Effects of State Spending
This paper estimates the degree to which state spending is influenced by the spending of neighboring states. Focusing on mandated increases in welfare spending, I find that each dollar of stateExpand
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Mortality and access to care among adults after state Medicaid expansions.
BACKGROUND Several states have expanded Medicaid eligibility for adults in the past decade, and the Affordable Care Act allows states to expand Medicaid dramatically in 2014. Yet the effect of suchExpand
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Medicaid Increases Emergency-Department Use: Evidence from Oregon's Health Insurance Experiment
Health Economy? The intensity of arguments over social science issues often seems inversely correlated with the quantity of experimental evidence. Taubman et al. (p. 263, published online 2 January;Expand
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The Labor Market Effects of Rising Health Insurance Premiums
We estimate the effect of rising health insurance premiums on wages, employment, and the distribution of part‐time and full‐time work using variation in medical malpractice payments driven by theExpand
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Malpractice liability costs and the practice of medicine in the Medicare program.
Mounting malpractice liability costs might affect physician practice patterns in many ways, such as increasing the use of diagnostic procedures while reducing major surgeries. This paper quantifiesExpand
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Geographic variation in the appropriate use of cesarean delivery.
There is enormous geographic variation in the use of cesarean delivery: For births over 2,500 grams, adjusted cesarean rates vary fourfold between low- and high-use areas. Even for births under 2,500Expand
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