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    • Changes in Drug Coverage Generosity and Untreated Serious Mental Illness 

      Madden, Jeanne Marie; Adams, Alyce S.; LeCates, Robert F.; Ross-Degnan, Dennis; Zhang, Fang; Huskamp, Haiden Ashby; Gilden, Daniel M.; Soumerai, Stephen Bertram (American Medical Association (AMA), 2015)
      Importance More than 1 in 5 disabled people with dual Medicare-Medicaid enrollment have schizophrenia or a bipolar disorder (ie, a serious mental illness). The effect of their transition from Medicaid drug coverage, which ...
    • Impact of Emerging Health Insurance Arrangements on Diabetes Outcomes and Disparities: Rationale and Study Design 

      Wharam, James Franklin; Soumerai, Steve; Trinacty, Connie; Eggleston, Emma; Zhang, Fang; LeCates, Robert F.; Canning, Claire; Ross-Degnan, Dennis (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2013)
      Consumer-directed health plans combine lower premiums with high annual deductibles, Internet-based quality-of-care information, and health savings mechanisms. These plans may encourage members to seek better value for ...
    • Prior Authorization for Antidepressants in Medicaid 

      Adams, Alyce S.; Zhang, Fang; LeCates, Robert F.; Graves, Amy; Ross-Degnan, Dennis; Gilden, Daniel; McLaughlin, Thomas J.; Lu, Christine; Trinacty, Connie; Soumerai, Stephen Bertram (American Medical Association (AMA), 2009)
      Background Prior authorization is a popular, but understudied, strategy for reducing medication costs. We evaluated the impact of a controversial prior authorization policy in Michigan Medicaid on antidepressant use and ...
    • Treatment of Febrile illness with artemisinin combination therapy: prevalence and predictors in five African household surveys 

      Vialle-Valentin, Catherine E; LeCates, Robert F; Zhang, Fang; Ross-Degnan, Dennis (BioMed Central, 2015)
      Objectives: To evaluate the determinants of compliance with national policies recommending Artemisinin Combination Therapy (ACT) for the treatment of uncomplicated malaria in the community. Methods: We used data from Gambia, ...