Leighton Ku

Summary

Affiliation: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Risk behaviors, medical care, and chlamydial infection among young men in the United States
    Leighton Ku
    Urban Institute, Washington, DC, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:1140-3. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint The number of Americans without health insurance rose in 2001 and continued to rise in 2002
    Leighton Ku
    Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Washington, DC 20002, USA
    Int J Health Serv 33:359-67. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Improving health insurance and access to care for children in immigrant families
    Leighton Ku
    Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Washington, DC 20002, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 7:412-20. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Pay now or pay later: providing interpreter services in health care
    Leighton Ku
    Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 24:435-44. 2005
  5. doi request reprint Public and private health insurance: stacking up the costs
    Leighton Ku
    George Washington University in Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:w318-27. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Ready, set, plan, implement: executing the expansion of Medicaid
    Leighton Ku
    School of Public Health and Health Services, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:1173-7. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Safety-net providers after health care reform: lessons from Massachusetts
    Leighton Ku
    Department of Health Policy, George Washington University, Washington, DC 20006, USA
    Arch Intern Med 171:1379-84. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint OMB estimates indicate that 900,000 children will lose health insurance due to reductions in federal SCHIP funding
    Edwin Park
    Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Washington, DC 20002, USA
    Int J Health Serv 33:369-81. 2003
  9. doi request reprint Medical and dental care utilization and expenditures under Medicaid and private health insurance
    Leighton Ku
    Department of Health Policy, School of Public Health and Health Services, George Washington University, Washington, D C 20006, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 66:456-71. 2009
  10. pmc Health insurance coverage and medical expenditures of immigrants and native-born citizens in the United States
    Leighton Ku
    Department of Health Policy, The George Washington University, 2021 K St NW, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20006, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:1322-8. 2009

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. pmc Risk behaviors, medical care, and chlamydial infection among young men in the United States
    Leighton Ku
    Urban Institute, Washington, DC, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:1140-3. 2002
    ..This study assessed factors related to chlamydial infection among young men in the United States...
  2. ncbi request reprint The number of Americans without health insurance rose in 2001 and continued to rise in 2002
    Leighton Ku
    Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Washington, DC 20002, USA
    Int J Health Serv 33:359-67. 2003
    ..Future SCHIP enrollment could drop sharply because of a shortage of federal funds, and Congress could take steps to bolster SCHIP funding...
  3. ncbi request reprint Improving health insurance and access to care for children in immigrant families
    Leighton Ku
    Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Washington, DC 20002, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 7:412-20. 2007
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Pay now or pay later: providing interpreter services in health care
    Leighton Ku
    Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 24:435-44. 2005
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Public and private health insurance: stacking up the costs
    Leighton Ku
    George Washington University in Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:w318-27. 2008
    ..Public insurance is particularly advantageous from the consumer's perspective because associated out-of-pocket spending is far lower...
  6. ncbi request reprint Ready, set, plan, implement: executing the expansion of Medicaid
    Leighton Ku
    School of Public Health and Health Services, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:1173-7. 2010
    ..Paradoxically, many of the states opposing expansions are those whose Medicaid-eligible patient populations have the most to gain from health reform...
  7. ncbi request reprint Safety-net providers after health care reform: lessons from Massachusetts
    Leighton Ku
    Department of Health Policy, George Washington University, Washington, DC 20006, USA
    Arch Intern Med 171:1379-84. 2011
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint OMB estimates indicate that 900,000 children will lose health insurance due to reductions in federal SCHIP funding
    Edwin Park
    Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Washington, DC 20002, USA
    Int J Health Serv 33:369-81. 2003
    ..On the other hand, the Bush administration proposed to extend the expiring funds but does not target them to needy states; the proposal will do little to reduce the magnitude of the decline...
  9. doi request reprint Medical and dental care utilization and expenditures under Medicaid and private health insurance
    Leighton Ku
    Department of Health Policy, School of Public Health and Health Services, George Washington University, Washington, D C 20006, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 66:456-71. 2009
    ..Contrary to stereotypes, there were no significant differences between Medicaid adults and children and the privately insured in emergency, outpatient, or inpatient hospital use, and the former had significantly lower expenditures...
  10. pmc Health insurance coverage and medical expenditures of immigrants and native-born citizens in the United States
    Leighton Ku
    Department of Health Policy, The George Washington University, 2021 K St NW, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20006, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:1322-8. 2009
    ..I examined insurance coverage and medical expenditures of both immigrant and US-born adults to determine the extent to which immigrants contribute to US medical expenditures...
  11. doi request reprint County workforce, reimbursement, and organizational factors associated with behavioral health capacity in health centers
    Emily Jones
    Office of Economic Analysis, Evaluation, and Modeling in the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, United States Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 41:125-39. 2014
    ..Same-day billing restrictions were associated with lower odds of substance use treatment capacity and providing 24 hr crisis counseling services. ..
  12. doi request reprint Impact of the 2008-2010 economic recession on local health departments
    Rachel Willard
    National Association of County and City Health Officials, Washington, DC, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 18:106-14. 2012
    ..All programmatic areas were affected by cuts, and more than half of the LHDs had to reduce or eliminate at least 1 programmatic area. The capacity of LHDs to provide core public health services was undermined by the economic recession...
  13. doi request reprint More than four in five office-based physicians could qualify for federal electronic health record incentives
    Brian K Bruen
    Department of Health Policy, School of Public Health and Health Services, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:472-80. 2011
    ..We suggest actions that policy makers can take to lessen disparities and increase the adoption and meaningful use of electronic health records...
  14. ncbi request reprint Gaps in coverage for children in immigrant families
    Gabrielle Lessard
    Future Child 13:101-15. 2003
  15. ncbi request reprint Language barriers to health care access among Medicare beneficiaries
    Ninez A Ponce
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, Campus Box 951772, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Inquiry 43:66-76. 2006
    ..Findings suggest the federal government should take steps to reduce language barriers in Medicare...