William E Encinosa

Summary

Affiliation: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The economics of regulatory mandates on the HMO market
    W Encinosa
    Center for Organization and Delivery Studies, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Suite 605, 2101 E Jefferson Street, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    J Health Econ 20:85-107. 2001
  2. doi request reprint Recent improvements in bariatric surgery outcomes
    William E Encinosa
    Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 540 Gaither Road, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Med Care 47:531-5. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Healthcare utilization and outcomes after bariatric surgery
    William E Encinosa
    Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    Med Care 44:706-12. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Hospital finances and patient safety outcomes
    William E Encinosa
    Center for Delivery, Organization and Markets, AHRQ, 540 Gaither Road, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Inquiry 42:60-72. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Use and costs of bariatric surgery and prescription weight-loss medications
    William E Encinosa
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, in Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 24:1039-46. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Have state caps on malpractice awards increased the supply of physicians?
    William E Encinosa
    Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality AHRQ, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint A comment on Neudeck and Podczeck's "adverse selection and regulation in health insurance markets"
    W Encinosa
    Center for Organization and Delivery Studies, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    J Health Econ 20:667-73. 2001
  8. doi request reprint The cost and incidence of prescribing errors among privately insured HIV patients
    Fred J Hellinger
    Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    Pharmacoeconomics 28:23-34. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Wealth, income, and the affordability of health insurance
    Didem M Bernard
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality AHRQ in Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:887-96. 2009
  10. pmc The impact of state laws limiting malpractice damage awards on health care expenditures
    Fred J Hellinger
    Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1375-81. 2006

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint The economics of regulatory mandates on the HMO market
    W Encinosa
    Center for Organization and Delivery Studies, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Suite 605, 2101 E Jefferson Street, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    J Health Econ 20:85-107. 2001
    ..This involves HMOs setting quality at the minimum standard, even when their quality would be above the standard in an unregulated market. Finally, I show how premiums may either increase or decrease under a mandate...
  2. doi request reprint Recent improvements in bariatric surgery outcomes
    William E Encinosa
    Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 540 Gaither Road, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Med Care 47:531-5. 2009
    ..Outcomes and costs were risk-adjusted using multivariate regression methods with hospital fixed effects...
  3. ncbi request reprint Healthcare utilization and outcomes after bariatric surgery
    William E Encinosa
    Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    Med Care 44:706-12. 2006
    ..6 million nonelderly people covered by large employers in the 2001-2002 MarketScan data. Outcomes and costs were risk-adjusted using multivariate regression methods...
  4. ncbi request reprint Hospital finances and patient safety outcomes
    William E Encinosa
    Center for Delivery, Organization and Markets, AHRQ, 540 Gaither Road, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Inquiry 42:60-72. 2005
    ..The finding that a within-hospital erosion of hospital operating profits increases the rate of adverse patient safety events suggests that any cost-cutting efforts be carefully designed and managed...
  5. ncbi request reprint Use and costs of bariatric surgery and prescription weight-loss medications
    William E Encinosa
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, in Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 24:1039-46. 2005
    ..The inpatient death rate declined 64 percent. Among employers that covered weight-loss drugs in 2002, less than 2.4 percent of adults clinically eligible for these drugs used them, with average annual spending of $304 per user...
  6. ncbi request reprint Have state caps on malpractice awards increased the supply of physicians?
    William E Encinosa
    Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality AHRQ, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2005
    ..Rural counties in states with a dollar 250,000 cap had 5.4 percent more obstetrician-gynecologists and 5.5 percent more surgical specialists per capita than did rural counties in states with a cap above dollar 250,000...
  7. ncbi request reprint A comment on Neudeck and Podczeck's "adverse selection and regulation in health insurance markets"
    W Encinosa
    Center for Organization and Delivery Studies, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    J Health Econ 20:667-73. 2001
    ..This is of interest since in 1997 more than half of establishments in the US offering choice of multiple plans did so through a single insurer...
  8. doi request reprint The cost and incidence of prescribing errors among privately insured HIV patients
    Fred J Hellinger
    Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    Pharmacoeconomics 28:23-34. 2010
    ..Physicians require knowledge about all drugs taken by HIV patients in order to assess accurately the benefits and risks of various drug combinations...
  9. doi request reprint Wealth, income, and the affordability of health insurance
    Didem M Bernard
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality AHRQ in Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:887-96. 2009
    ..2 times that of the uninsured. Our results suggest that assets are an important determinant of effective affordability, undermining the notion that many people are uninsured by choice...
  10. pmc The impact of state laws limiting malpractice damage awards on health care expenditures
    Fred J Hellinger
    Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1375-81. 2006
    ..Estimates from these models suggest that laws limiting malpractice payments lower state health care expenditures by between 3% and 4%...
  11. ncbi request reprint Advances in bariatric surgery for obesity: laparoscopic surgery
    William E Encinosa
    Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD, USA
    Adv Health Econ Health Serv Res 17:131-48. 2007
    ..The most advanced and fastest growing form of bariatric surgery is laparoscopic gastric bypass. Very little is known about population-based 180-day laparoscopic bypass costs, complication rates, readmission rates, and post-operative care...
  12. pmc The impact of medical errors on ninety-day costs and outcomes: an examination of surgical patients
    William E Encinosa
    Center for Delivery, Organization and Markets, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 540 Gaither Road, Rockville, MD, USA
    Health Serv Res 43:2067-85. 2008
    ..To estimate the effect of medical errors on medical expenditures, death, readmissions, and outpatient care within 90 days after surgery...
  13. ncbi request reprint OBRA 1987 and the quality of nursing home care
    Virender Kumar
    Westat, 1650 Research Boulevard, Room RE 380, Rockville, MD 20850 3195, USA
    Int J Health Care Finance Econ 6:49-81. 2006
    ..But, this legislation had no statistically significant effect in the later period when the regulation was weakly enforced...
  14. ncbi request reprint Inappropriate drug combinations among privately insured patients with HIV disease
    Fred J Hellinger
    Center for Delivery Organization and Markets Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    Med Care 43:III53-62. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to examine inappropriate drug combinations among privately insured patients with HIV disease...
  15. doi request reprint Value-based insurance design in Medicare
    William E Encinosa
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Appl Health Econ Health Policy 7:149-54. 2009
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  16. ncbi request reprint Health care expenditure burdens among adults with diabetes in 2001
    Didem M Bernard
    Division of Modeling and Simulation, Center for Financing, Access and Cost Trends, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Med Care 44:210-5. 2006
    ..We examined financial burdens among adults with diabetes using nationally representative data...
  17. ncbi request reprint Health information technology and its effects on hospital costs, outcomes, and patient safety
    William E Encinosa
    Center for Delivery, Organization and Markets, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 540 Gaither Road, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Inquiry 48:288-303. 2011
    ..75 per $1 spent on IT capital. Thus, EMRs contain costs by better coordinating care to rescue patients from medical errors once they occur...
  18. pmc Antiretroviral therapy and health care utilization: a study of privately insured men and women with HIV disease
    Fred J Hellinger
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, CDOM, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Health Serv Res 39:949-67. 2004
    ..To compare the use of antiretroviral therapy and other health care resources by women and men with HIV disease who are privately insured...
  19. ncbi request reprint Does prescription drug adherence reduce hospitalizations and costs? The case of diabetes
    William E Encinosa
    Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Rockville, MD, USA
    Adv Health Econ Health Serv Res 22:151-73. 2010
    ..To estimate the impact of diabetic drug adherence on hospitalizations, emergency room (ER) visits, and hospital costs...
  20. ncbi request reprint Will meaningful use electronic medical records reduce hospital costs?
    William E Encinosa
    Center for Delivery, Organization and Markets, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 540 Gaither Rd, Rockville, MD 20850 Email
    Am J Manag Care 19:eSP19-25. 2013
    ..More than one-third of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services core meaningful use (MU) requirements deal with medication management...
  21. doi request reprint Despite 2007 law requiring FDA hotline to be included in print drug ads, reporting of adverse events by consumers still low
    Dongyi Du
    Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, Food and Drug Administration, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 31:1022-9. 2012
    ..The study results suggest that additional measures, such as more publicity about the Adverse Event Reporting System or more consumer education, should be considered to promote patient reporting of adverse events...