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Hospital Network Competition and Adverse Selection: Evidence from the Massachusetts Health Insurance Exchange
- Mark Shepard
- 1 September 2016
Health insurers increasingly compete on their covered networks of medical providers. Using data from Massachusetts’ pioneer insurance exchange, I find substantial adverse selection against plans… Expand
Subsidizing Health Insurance for Low-Income Adults: Evidence from Massachusetts.
- Amy N. Finkelstein, Nathaniel Hendren, Mark Shepard
- Economics, Medicine
- The American economic review
- 1 April 2019
How much are low- income individuals willing to pay for health insurance, and what are the implications for insurance markets? Using administrative data from Massachusetts’ subsidized insurance… Expand
Price-Linked Subsidies and Health Insurance Markups
Subsidies in many health insurance programs depend on prices set by competing insurers – as prices rise, so do subsidies. We study the economics of these “price-linked” subsidies compared to “fixed”… Expand
Subsidizing Health Insurance for Low-Income Adults: Evidence from Massachusetts
How much are low-income individuals willing to pay for health insurance, and what are the implications for insurance markets? Using administrative data from Massachusetts’ subsidized insurance… Expand
Growing-up just like everyone else: key components of a successful pediatric HIV disclosure intervention in Namibia
Objectives:To facilitate replication and adaptation of pediatric HIV disclosure interventions, we identified key components of a child-friendly cartoon book used to guide Namibian caregivers and… Expand
Health Plan Payment in U.S. Marketplaces: Regulated Competition with a Weak Mandate
The Affordable Care Act Marketplaces were introduced in 2014 as part of a reform of the U.S. individual health insurance market. While the individual market represents a small slice of the U.S.… Expand
Pediatric HIV Disclosure Intervention Improves Knowledge and Clinical Outcomes in HIV-Infected Children in Namibia
- K. Beima-Sofie, L. Brandt, +4 authors Gabrielle E. O'Malley
- Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes
- 20 January 2017
Objectives: Using routinely collected data, we evaluated a nationally implemented intervention to assist health care workers and caregivers with HIV disclosure to children. We assessed the impact of… Expand
Comparing quality of care in the Medicare program.
OBJECTIVE To compare the clinical quality of care between Medicare fee-for-service (FFS) and Medicare Advantage (MA) programs. METHODS We compared 11 Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information… Expand
Public financing of the Medicare program will make its uniform structure increasingly costly to sustain.
The US Medicare program consumes an ever-rising share of the federal budget. Although this public spending can produce health and social benefits, raising taxes to finance it comes at the cost of… Expand
Price-Linked Subsidies and Imperfect Competition in Health Insurance
Policymakers subsidizing health insurance often face uncertainty about future market prices. We study the implications of one policy response: linking subsidies to prices, to target a given… Expand