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    • Effects of Medicare Payment Reform: Evidence from the Home Health Interim and Prospective Payment Systems 

      Huckfeldt, Peter J; Sood, Neeraj; Escarce, Jose J; Grabowski, David C.; Newhouse, Joseph Paul (John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, 2012)
      Medicare continues to implement payment reforms that shift reimbursement from fee-for-service towards episode-based payment, affecting average and marginal reimbursement. We contrast the effects of two reforms for home ...
    • Measuring Racial Disparities in the Quality of Ambulatory Diabetes Care 

      Bynum, Julie P. W.; Fisher, Elliot S.; Yunjie, Song; Skinner, Jonathan; Chandra, Amitabh (American Public Health Association, 2010)
      BACKGROUND: Improving the health of minority patients who have diabetes depends in part on improving quality and reducing disparities in ambulatory care. It has been difficult to measure these components at the level of ...
    • Patient Cost-Sharing and Hospitalization Offsets in the Elderly 

      Chandra, Amitabh; Gruber, Jonathan; McKnight, Robin (American Economic Association, 2009)
      In the Medicare program, increases in cost sharing by a supplemental insurer can exert financial externalities. We study a policy change that raised patient cost sharing for the supplemental insurer for retired public ...
    • Pricing and Reimbursement in U.S. Pharmaceutical Markets 

      Berndt, Ernst R.; Newhouse, Joseph Paul (John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, 2010)
      In this survey chapter on pricing and reimbursement in U.S. pharmaceutical markets, we first provide background information on important federal legislation, institutional details regarding distribution channel logistics, ...