Christina Zimmerman

Summary

Affiliation: Changes in Health Care Financing and Organization
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Encouraging generic use can yield significant savings
    Christina Zimmerman
    Changes in Health Care Financing and Organization HCFO, USA
    Find Brief 15:1-3. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Changes in emergency department access between 2001 and 2005 among general and vulnerable populations
    Christina Zimmerman
    Changes in Health Care Financing and Organization HCFO, USA
    Find Brief 13:1-3. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Families with chronic conditions in high-deductible health plans facing substantial financial burden
    Christina Zimmerman
    Changes in Health Care Financing and Organization HCFO, USA
    Find Brief 14:1-3. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Compared to Canadians, U.S. physicians spend nearly four times as much money interacting with payers
    Christina Zimmerman
    Changes in Health Care Financing and Organization HCFO, USA
    Find Brief 14:1-3. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Undocumented immigrants, left out of health reform, likely to continue to grow as a share of the uninsured
    Christina Zimmerman
    Changes in Health Care Financing and Organization HCFO, USA
    Find Brief 14:1-3. 2011

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. ncbi request reprint Encouraging generic use can yield significant savings
    Christina Zimmerman
    Changes in Health Care Financing and Organization HCFO, USA
    Find Brief 15:1-3. 2012
    ..3) Prior authorization and step therapy requirements for brand-name statins are associated with an increased use of generic drugs. (4) Greater use of generic statins should reduce costs for patients, plans, and Medicare...
  2. ncbi request reprint Changes in emergency department access between 2001 and 2005 among general and vulnerable populations
    Christina Zimmerman
    Changes in Health Care Financing and Organization HCFO, USA
    Find Brief 13:1-3. 2010
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  3. ncbi request reprint Families with chronic conditions in high-deductible health plans facing substantial financial burden
    Christina Zimmerman
    Changes in Health Care Financing and Organization HCFO, USA
    Find Brief 14:1-3. 2011
    ..2) Almost twice as many lower-income families in high-deductible health plans spend more than 3 percent of their annual income on health care expenses than lower-income families in traditional health plans...
  4. ncbi request reprint Compared to Canadians, U.S. physicians spend nearly four times as much money interacting with payers
    Christina Zimmerman
    Changes in Health Care Financing and Organization HCFO, USA
    Find Brief 14:1-3. 2011
    ..U.S. physician practices spent $82,975 per physician per year. (3) U.S. physician practices spend $60,770 per physician per year more (approximately four times as much) than their Canadian counterparts...
  5. ncbi request reprint Undocumented immigrants, left out of health reform, likely to continue to grow as a share of the uninsured
    Christina Zimmerman
    Changes in Health Care Financing and Organization HCFO, USA
    Find Brief 14:1-3. 2011
    ..6 percent of native-born citizens at the same income level. (4) Undocumented immigrants will not be eligible for public insurance or private coverage obtained through exchanges under the ACA...