Tami L Mark

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Affiliation: Thomson Reuters
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Spending trends on substance abuse treatment under private employer-sponsored insurance, 2001-2009
    Tami L Mark
    Thomson Reuters Healthcare, 4301 Connecticut Avenue, NW Suite 330, Washington, DC 20008, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 125:203-7. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Mental health spending by private insurance: implications for the mental health parity and addiction equity act
    Tami L Mark
    Thomson Reuters Healthcare, 4301 Connecticut Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20008, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 63:313-8. 2012
  3. doi request reprint An analysis of the slowdown in growth of spending for psychiatric drugs, 1986-2008
    Tami L Mark
    Thomson Reuters, 4301 Connecticut Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20008, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 63:13-8. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Antidepressant use in geriatric populations: the burden of side effects and interactions and their impact on adherence and costs
    Tami L Mark
    Thomson Reuters, Healthcare and Science, WA, DC, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:211-21. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint The effects of antihypertensive step-therapy protocols on pharmaceutical and medical utilization and expenditures
    Tami L Mark
    Thomson Reuters, 4301 Connecticut Ave, NW, Ste 330, Washington, DC 20008, USA
    Am J Manag Care 15:123-31. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Psychiatric discharges in community hospitals with and without psychiatric units: how many and for whom?
    Tami L Mark
    Healthcare and Science Division of Thomson Reuters, 4301 Connecticut Ave, N W, Suite 330, Washington, DC 20008, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 61:562-8. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Changes In US spending on Mental Health And Substance Abuse Treatment, 1986-2005, and implications for policy
    Tami L Mark
    Healthcare and Science Division of Thomson Reuters, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:284-92. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Comparison of healthcare utilization among patients treated with alcoholism medications
    Tami L Mark
    Thomson Reuters Inc, 4301 Connecticut Ave NW, Ste 330, Washington, DC 20008, USA
    Am J Manag Care 16:879-88. 2010
  9. doi request reprint For what diagnoses are psychotropic medications being prescribed?: a nationally representative survey of physicians
    Tami L Mark
    Thomson Reuters, Washington, DC 20008, USA
    CNS Drugs 24:319-26. 2010
  10. pmc Alcohol and opioid dependence medications: prescription trends, overall and by physician specialty
    Tami L Mark
    Thomson Healthcare, 4301 Connecticut Avenue, Suite 330, Washington, DC 20008, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 99:345-9. 2009

Detail Information

Publications40

  1. doi request reprint Spending trends on substance abuse treatment under private employer-sponsored insurance, 2001-2009
    Tami L Mark
    Thomson Reuters Healthcare, 4301 Connecticut Avenue, NW Suite 330, Washington, DC 20008, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 125:203-7. 2012
    ..The present study updated this literature to determine recent spending and utilization trends and provides a baseline for assessing the effects of recent health care policy changes...
  2. doi request reprint Mental health spending by private insurance: implications for the mental health parity and addiction equity act
    Tami L Mark
    Thomson Reuters Healthcare, 4301 Connecticut Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20008, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 63:313-8. 2012
    ....
  3. doi request reprint An analysis of the slowdown in growth of spending for psychiatric drugs, 1986-2008
    Tami L Mark
    Thomson Reuters, 4301 Connecticut Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20008, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 63:13-8. 2012
    ..This study analyzed recent trends in spending on psychiatric prescription drugs and underlying factors that served as drivers of these changes...
  4. ncbi request reprint Antidepressant use in geriatric populations: the burden of side effects and interactions and their impact on adherence and costs
    Tami L Mark
    Thomson Reuters, Healthcare and Science, WA, DC, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:211-21. 2011
    ..The study aimed to determine the prevalence of documented side effects and drug–drug interactions in older adults using antidepressants and their implications for adherence...
  5. ncbi request reprint The effects of antihypertensive step-therapy protocols on pharmaceutical and medical utilization and expenditures
    Tami L Mark
    Thomson Reuters, 4301 Connecticut Ave, NW, Ste 330, Washington, DC 20008, USA
    Am J Manag Care 15:123-31. 2009
    ..To examine the effects of antihypertensive step therapy on prescription drug utilization and spending, and other medical care utilization and spending...
  6. doi request reprint Psychiatric discharges in community hospitals with and without psychiatric units: how many and for whom?
    Tami L Mark
    Healthcare and Science Division of Thomson Reuters, 4301 Connecticut Ave, N W, Suite 330, Washington, DC 20008, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 61:562-8. 2010
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Changes In US spending on Mental Health And Substance Abuse Treatment, 1986-2005, and implications for policy
    Tami L Mark
    Healthcare and Science Division of Thomson Reuters, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:284-92. 2011
    ..Our spending estimates provide an important context for evaluating the effect of those policies...
  8. ncbi request reprint Comparison of healthcare utilization among patients treated with alcoholism medications
    Tami L Mark
    Thomson Reuters Inc, 4301 Connecticut Ave NW, Ste 330, Washington, DC 20008, USA
    Am J Manag Care 16:879-88. 2010
    ..To determine in a large claims database the healthcare utilization and costs associated with treatment of alcohol dependence with medications vs no medication and across 4 US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved medications...
  9. doi request reprint For what diagnoses are psychotropic medications being prescribed?: a nationally representative survey of physicians
    Tami L Mark
    Thomson Reuters, Washington, DC 20008, USA
    CNS Drugs 24:319-26. 2010
    ..To our knowledge, no prior study has examined the extent to which psychoactive medications are prescribed for non-psychiatric somatic illnesses or the main types of psychiatric disorders for which psychoactive medications are being used...
  10. pmc Alcohol and opioid dependence medications: prescription trends, overall and by physician specialty
    Tami L Mark
    Thomson Healthcare, 4301 Connecticut Avenue, Suite 330, Washington, DC 20008, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 99:345-9. 2009
    ..The extent to which substance dependence medications will be adopted by physicians and patients, and marketed by industry, remains uncertain...
  11. ncbi request reprint Mental health treatment expenditure trends, 1986-2003
    Tami L Mark
    Thomson Healthcare, 4301 Connecticut Avenue N W, Washington, DC 20008, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:1041-8. 2007
    ..This study determined spending on mental health treatment in the United States over time by provider and payer relative to all health spending...
  12. ncbi request reprint Trends in spending for substance abuse treatment, 1986-2003
    Tami L Mark
    Thomson Healthcare, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:1118-28. 2007
    ..S. health care spending grew by 8.0 percent. As a result of the slower growth of SA spending compared to that for all health care, SA spending fell as a share of all health spending from 2.1 percent in 1986 to 1.3 percent in 2003...
  13. doi request reprint Future funding for mental health and substance abuse: increasing burdens for the public sector
    Katharine R Levit
    Thomson Reuters, in Evanston, Illinois, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:w513-22. 2008
    ..For MH, Medicaid is forecasted to fund an increasingly larger share of treatment costs (27 percent), and prescription medications are expected to capture 30 percent of MH spending by 2014...
  14. ncbi request reprint Medicaid expenditures on behavioral health care
    Tami L Mark
    MEDSTAT Group, Washington, DC 20008, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:188-94. 2003
    ..The authors reviewed studies of Medicaid spending on mental health and substance abuse services...
  15. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting detoxification readmission: analysis of public sector data from three states
    Tami L Mark
    Thomson Medstat, Washington, DC 20008, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 31:439-45. 2006
    ..Detoxification readmission is common in the public sector. Engaging patients in treatment following detoxification may reduce readmission rates and time to readmission...
  16. ncbi request reprint Trends in mental health insurance benefits and out-of-pocket spending
    David R McKusick
    The MEDSTAT Group, 4301 Connecticut Avenue, NW Suite 330, Washington, DC 20008, USA
    J Ment Health Policy Econ 5:71-8. 2002
    ..Insurance benefits can have a large effect on whether one is able to access health care services. Mental health and substance abuse (MHSA) insurance coverage has typically been less generous than that of general health services...
  17. ncbi request reprint Barriers to the use of medications to treat alcoholism
    Tami L Mark
    The MEDSTAT Group, Washington, DC 20008, USA
    Am J Addict 12:281-94. 2003
    ..The study indicates that medications to treat alcoholism must overcome numerous barriers before becoming widely accepted...
  18. ncbi request reprint Physicians' opinions about medications to treat alcoholism
    Tami L Mark
    Medstat, Washington, DC 20008, USA
    Addiction 98:617-26. 2003
    ..This paper examines physicians' opinions about and use of two alcoholism medications currently approved in the US--disulfiram and naltrexone--and one alcoholism medication--acamprosate--that might be approved...
  19. ncbi request reprint Understanding US addiction physicians' low rate of naltrexone prescription
    Tami L Mark
    The MEDSTAT Group, Washington, DC 20008, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 71:219-28. 2003
    ..g. by reading more journal articles about naltrexone) were more likely to prescribe it. In summary, multiple factors are contributing to the relatively low naltexone prescription rate...
  20. doi request reprint Mental health and substance abuse spending by age, 2003
    Tami L Mark
    Thomson Healthcare, 4301 Connecticut Avenue, NW Suite 330, Washington, DC 20008, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 35:279-89. 2008
    ..SA spending per capita by age was $26 per youth, $98 per mid-age adult, and $28 per older adult...
  21. ncbi request reprint U.S. spending for mental health and substance abuse treatment, 1991-2001
    Tami L Mark
    Medstat, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2005
    ..Private insurance payment for substance abuse actually dropped in real dollars, increasing the public share of substance abuse spending...
  22. ncbi request reprint Using stated preference modeling to forecast the effect of medication attributes on prescriptions of alcoholism medications
    Tami L Mark
    Medstat, Washington, DC 20008, USA
    Value Health 6:474-82. 2003
    ..e., efficacy, side effects, compliance, price, mode of administration, method of action)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Components of spending for Medicaid Mental Health Services, 2001
    Tami L Mark
    Medstat, Washington, DC, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 56:648. 2005
  24. ncbi request reprint The costs of treating persons with depression and alcoholism compared with depression alone
    Tami L Mark
    Medstat, Washington, DC 20008, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:1095-7. 2003
  25. ncbi request reprint Examination of treatment pattern differences by race
    Tami L Mark
    Medstat, 4301 Connecticut Avenue, NW Suite 330, Washington, District of Columbia 20008, USA
    Ment Health Serv Res 5:241-50. 2003
    ..64; CI = 1.27-2.12; p = 0.0002). Schizophrenia is, on average, accompanied by different diagnoses and symptoms in Blacks. Symptom profiles indicate that second-generation antipsychotics may be underprescribed to Black patients...
  26. doi request reprint The effects of antidepressant step therapy protocols on pharmaceutical and medical utilization and expenditures
    Tami L Mark
    Thomson Reuters, 4301 Connecticut Ave, NW, Suite 330, Washington, DC 20008, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 167:1202-9. 2010
    ..Step therapy is not the same as generic substitution...
  27. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with the receipt of treatment following detoxification
    Tami L Mark
    Medstat, 4301 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 330, 20008, Washington, DC, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 24:299-304. 2003
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  28. doi request reprint Productivity losses among treated depressed patients relative to healthy controls
    Suellen Curkendall
    Thomson Reuters, 4301 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 330, Washington, DC 20008, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 52:125-30. 2010
    ..Estimate the productivity-related cost of depression in an employed population...
  29. ncbi request reprint Risk adjustment for people with chronic conditions in private sector health plans
    Tami L Mark
    The MEDSTAT Group, Inc, Washington, DC, USA
    Med Decis Making 23:397-405. 2003
    ..Although the problem of adverse selection into more generous health insurance plans has been the focus of previous work, risk adjustment systems have only recently begun to be implemented to blunt its effect...
  30. ncbi request reprint What drove private health insurance spending on mental health and substance abuse care, 1992-1999?
    Tami L Mark
    Research and Pharmaceutical Division, Medstat, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 22:165-72. 2003
    ..2 percent of total private insurance spending in 1992 to 5.1 percent in 1999. The decline was attributable to a dramatic decrease in inpatient MH/SA treatment--specifically, the probability of admissions and average length-of-stay...
  31. ncbi request reprint Trends in inpatient detoxification services, 1992-1997
    Tami L Mark
    The MEDSTAT Group, Inc, 4301 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 330, Washington, DC 20008, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 23:253-60. 2002
    ..2 days and the percentage of admissions through the emergency room increased from 35.6% to 40.1%. Detoxification offers an opportunity to link patients with rehabilitation. This analysis indicates that those opportunities may be missed...
  32. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of U.S. youths with serious emotional disturbance: data from the National Health Interview Survey
    Tami L Mark
    Thomson Medstat, 4301 Connecticut Avenue N W, Suite 330, Washington, D C 20008, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:1573-8. 2006
    ..Although it is estimated that serious emotional disturbance affects 9 to 13 percent of children and adolescents in the United States, there are few national data on the characteristics of this group...
  33. ncbi request reprint The decline in receipt of substance abuse treatment by the privately insured, 1992-2001
    Tami L Mark
    Medstat, Washington, D C, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 23:157-62. 2004
    ..This decline was evident in all categories: inpatient, outpatient, and pharmaceutical usage. Substance abuse spending per covered life (in constant dollars) dropped from about $21.16 in 1992 to about $5.58 in 2001 [corrected]..
  34. ncbi request reprint Using stated preference and revealed preference modeling to evaluate prescribing decisions
    Tami L Mark
    Outcomes Research and Econometrics, Medstat, Washington, DC 20008, USA
    Health Econ 13:563-73. 2004
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  35. doi request reprint Smoking cessation: the value of a comprehensive carved-in benefit
    Stephen S Johnston
    Thomson Reuters, Washington, DC 20008, USA
    Am J Health Promot 23:85-7, ii. 2008
    ..Employers may receive a considerable return on the investment of offering SCTs as part of comprehensive insurance benefit for their employees as opposed to a rider...
  36. ncbi request reprint Characterizing substance abuse programs that treat adolescents
    Tami L Mark
    Department of Research and Policy, Thomson Medstat, Washington, DC 20008, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 31:59-65. 2006
    ..On a more encouraging note, many facilities were conducting discharge planning and providing aftercare, although the specifics of these services were not determined...
  37. doi request reprint The value of linking hospital discharge and mortality data for comparative effectiveness research
    Tami L Mark
    Truven Health Analytics, 4301 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 330, Washington, DC 20008, USA
    J Comp Eff Res 2:175-84. 2013
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  38. ncbi request reprint Access to new medications to treat schizophrenia
    Tami L Mark
    The MEDSTAT Group, Washington, DC 20008, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 29:15-29. 2002
    ..In particular, barriers to access may exist for African Americans. Physician access to information about advances in drug therapies also may play a substantial role in the rate of diffusion of new medications...
  39. ncbi request reprint The benefits and challenges of using computer-assisted symptom assessments in oncology clinics: results of a qualitative assessment
    Tami L Mark
    Thomson Reuters, 4301 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 330, Washington, DC 20008, USA
    Technol Cancer Res Treat 7:401-6. 2008
    ..The approach should receive additional research and development attention...
  40. ncbi request reprint The business case for quality mental health services: why employers should care about the mental health and well-being of their employees
    Ron Z Goetzel
    MEDSTAT Group, Inc, Washington, D C, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 44:320-30. 2002
    ....