Didem M Bernard

Summary

Affiliation: Food and Drug Administration
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc National estimates of out-of-pocket health care expenditure burdens among nonelderly adults with cancer: 2001 to 2008
    Didem S M Bernard
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    J Clin Oncol 29:2821-6. 2011
  2. 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
  3. ncbi request reprint Changes in financial burdens for health care: national estimates for the population younger than 65 years, 1996 to 2003
    Jessica S Banthin
    Division of Modeling and Simulation, Center for Financing, Access and Cost Trends, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, US Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    JAMA 296:2712-9. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Financial burden of health care, 2001-2004
    Jessica S Banthin
    Division of Modeling and Simulation Research, Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:188-95. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Changes in pharmaceutical treatment of diabetes and family financial burdens
    Eric M Sarpong
    Center for Financing, Access and Cost Trends, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 69:474-91. 2012
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. ncbi request reprint Workers who decline employment-related health insurance
    Didem M Bernard
    Division of Modeling and Simulation, Center for Financing, Access and Cost Trends, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    Med Care 44:I12-8. 2006
  9. 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
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. pmc National estimates of out-of-pocket health care expenditure burdens among nonelderly adults with cancer: 2001 to 2008
    Didem S M Bernard
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    J Clin Oncol 29:2821-6. 2011
    ..To compare the prevalence of high out-of-pocket burdens among patients with cancer with other chronically ill and well patients, and to examine the sociodemographic characteristics associated with high burdens among patients with cancer...
  2. 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...
  3. ncbi request reprint Changes in financial burdens for health care: national estimates for the population younger than 65 years, 1996 to 2003
    Jessica S Banthin
    Division of Modeling and Simulation, Center for Financing, Access and Cost Trends, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, US Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    JAMA 296:2712-9. 2006
    ..Policymakers as well as physicians need to understand how rapidly rising health care costs are affecting specific groups of patients...
  4. doi request reprint Financial burden of health care, 2001-2004
    Jessica S Banthin
    Division of Modeling and Simulation Research, Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:188-95. 2008
    ..Financial burdens have increased to the point at which private insurance is no longer able to provide financial protection for an increasing number of families...
  5. doi request reprint Changes in pharmaceutical treatment of diabetes and family financial burdens
    Eric M Sarpong
    Center for Financing, Access and Cost Trends, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 69:474-91. 2012
    ..In 2006-2007, diabetes patients who were older, female, in poor health, or lacked insurance were more likely than others to have high burdens...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. ncbi request reprint Workers who decline employment-related health insurance
    Didem M Bernard
    Division of Modeling and Simulation, Center for Financing, Access and Cost Trends, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    Med Care 44:I12-8. 2006
    ..Families of workers who decline coverage represent a substantial share of the uninsured and publicly-insured population in the United States...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. ncbi request reprint Tax incidence and net benefits in the market for employment-related health insurance: sensitivity of estimates to the incidence of employer costs
    Thomas M Selden
    Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Studies, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 540 Gaither Road, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Int J Health Care Finance Econ 4:167-92. 2004
    ..Our results provide evidence regarding the distribution of tax subsidies and net benefits under a range of scenarios that we believe bound the true incidence of employer premium contributions...