Marthe Rachel Gold
Affiliation: City University of New York
- Is expanding Medicare coverage cost-effective?Peter Franks
Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA, USA
BMC Health Serv Res 5:23. 2005..Proposals to expand Medicare coverage tend to be expensive, but the value of services purchased is not known. This study evaluates the efficiency of the average private supplemental insurance plan for Medicare recipients...
- Measure-dependent variation in burden of disease estimates: implications for policyMarthe R Gold
City University of New York Medical School, New York, New York 10031, USA
Med Care 40:260-6. 2002..Health adjusted life years (HALYs) are used for estimating burden of disease and as outcomes in cost-effectiveness analyses of medical care and public health interventions...
- HALYS and QALYS and DALYS, Oh My: similarities and differences in summary measures of population HealthMarthe R Gold
Department of Community Health and Social Medicine, City University of New York Medical School, 138th Street and Convent Avenue, New York, New York 10031, USA
Annu Rev Public Health 23:115-34. 2002..Finally, we raise concerns about the practice of using different types of HALYs within different decision-making contexts and urge action that builds and clarifies this useful measurement field...
- Does providing cost-effectiveness information change coverage priorities for citizens acting as social decision makers?Marthe Rachel Gold
Department of Community Health and Social Medicine, The Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education, City University of New York Medical School, 138th and Convent Ave, Suite 400, New York, NY 10031, USA
Health Policy 83:65-72. 2007..Contrary to prevailing assumptions, this diverse sample understood CEA, were largely open to its use, and changed their own funding priorities when given cost-effectiveness ratio information...
- Medicare and cost-effectiveness analysis: time to ask the taxpayersMarthe R Gold
City University of New York Medical School, New York City, NY, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 26:1399-406. 2007..We suggest that given the opportunity to weigh in on ethical and normative issues that surround CEA, members of the public are appropriate parties to engage in shaping Medicare's broadest resource allocation questions...
- A response to Birch and Gafni--some reasons to be cheerful about NICEMarthe Gold
Department of Community Health and Social Medicine, City University of New York Medical School, New York, NY 10031, USA
Health Econ Policy Law 2:209-16; discussion 217-21. 2007