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Hospital Network Competition and Adverse Selection: Evidence from the Massachusetts Health Insurance Exchange
Health insurers increasingly compete on their covered networks of medical providers. Using data from Massachusetts’ pioneer insurance exchange, I find substantial adverse selection against plansExpand
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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 insuranceExpand
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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
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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 insuranceExpand
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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 andExpand
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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
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Pediatric HIV Disclosure Intervention Improves Knowledge and Clinical Outcomes in HIV-Infected Children in Namibia
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 ofExpand
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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 InformationExpand
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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 ofExpand
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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 givenExpand
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