Katherine Baicker

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The spillover effects of Medicare managed care: Medicare Advantage and hospital utilization
    Katherine Baicker
    Harvard School of Public Health, United States Electronic address
    J Health Econ 32:1289-300. 2013
  2. pmc Public financing of the Medicare program will make its uniform structure increasingly costly to sustain
    Katherine Baicker
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 32:882-90. 2013
  3. pmc The Oregon experiment--effects of Medicaid on clinical outcomes
    Katherine Baicker
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 368:1713-22. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Patient cost-sharing and healthcare spending growth
    Katherine Baicker
    Department of Health Policy and Management at the Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Econ Perspect 25:47-68. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Workplace wellness programs can generate savings
    Katherine Baicker
    School of Public Health, Harvard University, in Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:304-11. 2010
  6. doi request reprint A trillion-dollar geography lesson
    Katherine Baicker
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:1448-51. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Risk selection and risk adjustment: improving insurance in the individual and small group markets
    Katherine Baicker
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Inquiry 46:215-28. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Cooper's analysis is incorrect
    Katherine Baicker
    National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:w116-8. 2009
  9. pmc Myths and misconceptions about U.S. health insurance
    Katherine Baicker
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:w533-43. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Formula for compromise: expanding coverage and promoting high-value care
    Katherine Baicker
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:658-66. 2008

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. pmc The spillover effects of Medicare managed care: Medicare Advantage and hospital utilization
    Katherine Baicker
    Harvard School of Public Health, United States Electronic address
    J Health Econ 32:1289-300. 2013
    ..These spillovers are substantial - offsetting more than 10% of increased payments to Medicare Advantage plans. ..
  2. pmc Public financing of the Medicare program will make its uniform structure increasingly costly to sustain
    Katherine Baicker
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 32:882-90. 2013
    ..Our framework highlights the key trade-offs between Medicare spending and economic prosperity...
  3. pmc The Oregon experiment--effects of Medicaid on clinical outcomes
    Katherine Baicker
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 368:1713-22. 2013
    ..The 2008 Medicaid expansion in Oregon based on lottery drawings from a waiting list provided an opportunity to evaluate these effects...
  4. ncbi request reprint Patient cost-sharing and healthcare spending growth
    Katherine Baicker
    Department of Health Policy and Management at the Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Econ Perspect 25:47-68. 2011
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Workplace wellness programs can generate savings
    Katherine Baicker
    School of Public Health, Harvard University, in Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:304-11. 2010
    ....
  6. doi request reprint A trillion-dollar geography lesson
    Katherine Baicker
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:1448-51. 2009
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Risk selection and risk adjustment: improving insurance in the individual and small group markets
    Katherine Baicker
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Inquiry 46:215-28. 2009
    ..Reforms intended to increase insurance coverage and the value of care delivered will be much more effective if implemented in conjunction with policies that address these fundamental selection issues...
  8. doi request reprint Cooper's analysis is incorrect
    Katherine Baicker
    National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:w116-8. 2009
    ..Unfortunately, these deficiencies mean that we can learn little from Cooper's analyses...
  9. pmc Myths and misconceptions about U.S. health insurance
    Katherine Baicker
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:w533-43. 2008
    ..We apply a combination of economic principles and lessons from empirical research to examine the policy problems that underlie the myths and focus attention on addressing these fundamental challenges...
  10. doi request reprint Formula for compromise: expanding coverage and promoting high-value care
    Katherine Baicker
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:658-66. 2008
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  11. ncbi request reprint Lowering the barriers to consumer-directed health care: responding to concerns
    Katherine Baicker
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:1328-32. 2007
    ..Lower costs and more efficient health spending would help all patients and reduce uninsurance. Potential negative distributional effects are important but can be remedied more efficiently without distorting insurance design...
  12. pmc Health insurance coverage and take-up: lessons from behavioral economics
    Katherine Baicker
    Harvard School of Public Health, USA
    Milbank Q 90:107-34. 2012
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  13. pmc Comparing local and regional variation in health care spending
    Yuting Zhang
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    N Engl J Med 367:1724-31. 2012
    ..If there is substantial variation across local areas within HRRs, then policies focusing on HRRs may be poorly targeted...
  14. pmc The insurance value of Medicare
    Katherine Baicker
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
    N Engl J Med 367:1773-5. 2012
    ..Setting cost sharing is a balancing act that the Medicare program doesn't perform very well...
  15. doi request reprint Mortality and access to care among adults after state Medicaid expansions
    Benjamin D Sommers
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 367:1025-34. 2012
    ..Yet the effect of such changes on adults' health remains unclear. We examined whether Medicaid expansions were associated with changes in mortality and other health-related measures...

Research Grants3

  1. The Spillover Effects of Health Insurance Coverage and Generosity
    Katherine Baicker; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  2. What Does Health Insurance Do? Evidence from the Oregon Health Insurance Lottery
    AMY N FINKELSTEIN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..S. The proposed research will take advantage of a unique policy experiment underway in Oregon to evaluate the causal effects of health insurance on health care utilization and health outcomes. ..