H A Huskamp

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint How quickly do physicians adopt new drugs? The case of second-generation antipsychotics
    Haiden A Huskamp
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, 180 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 64:324-30. 2013
  2. doi request reprint The intersection of long-term care and end-of-life care
    Haiden A Huskamp
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 69:3-44. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Future directions for the national health expenditure accounts: conference overview
    Haiden A Huskamp
    Harvard Medical School, Department of Health Care Policy, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 28:1-8. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Coverage and prior authorization of psychotropic drugs under Medicare Part D
    Haiden A Huskamp
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, and Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:308-10. 2007
  5. pmc Discussions with physicians about hospice among patients with metastatic lung cancer
    Haiden A Huskamp
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, 180 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:954-62. 2009
  6. pmc Rejections of drug claims for nursing home residents under Medicare Part D
    Haiden A Huskamp
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:560-7. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Variation in patients' hospice costs
    Haiden A Huskamp
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Inquiry 45:232-44. 2008
  8. pmc Antidepressant reformulations: who uses them, and what are the benefits?
    Haiden A Huskamp
    Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:734-45. 2009
  9. pmc Part D and dually eligible patients with mental illness: medication access problems and use of intensive services
    Haiden A Huskamp
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, 180 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:1169-74. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Health risk appraisals: how much do they influence employees' health behavior?
    Haiden A Huskamp
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:1532-40. 2009

Detail Information

Publications43

  1. doi request reprint How quickly do physicians adopt new drugs? The case of second-generation antipsychotics
    Haiden A Huskamp
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, 180 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 64:324-30. 2013
    ..The authors examined physician adoption of second-generation antipsychotic medications and identified physician-level factors associated with early adoption...
  2. doi request reprint The intersection of long-term care and end-of-life care
    Haiden A Huskamp
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 69:3-44. 2012
    ..The authors recommend areas for future research that would help to support progress on public policy that governs the provision of care at this important intersection...
  3. ncbi request reprint Future directions for the national health expenditure accounts: conference overview
    Haiden A Huskamp
    Harvard Medical School, Department of Health Care Policy, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 28:1-8. 2006
    ..This article summarizes the 2005 conference and highlights changes made since the previous conference, commissioned papers on future directions for NHEA projects, and participant recommendations...
  4. ncbi request reprint Coverage and prior authorization of psychotropic drugs under Medicare Part D
    Haiden A Huskamp
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, and Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:308-10. 2007
    ..The effect of Part D will depend on the restrictiveness of the prior authorization and appeals processes, which is currently unknown...
  5. pmc Discussions with physicians about hospice among patients with metastatic lung cancer
    Haiden A Huskamp
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, 180 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:954-62. 2009
    ..Many terminally ill patients enroll in hospice only in the final days before death or not at all. Discussing hospice with a health care provider could increase awareness of hospice and possibly result in earlier use...
  6. pmc Rejections of drug claims for nursing home residents under Medicare Part D
    Haiden A Huskamp
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:560-7. 2008
    ..We examined data on claims in rejected status for one large long-term care pharmacy as of December 2006. There was considerable variation across PDPs in both rejection rates and reasons for rejection...
  7. ncbi request reprint Variation in patients' hospice costs
    Haiden A Huskamp
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Inquiry 45:232-44. 2008
    ..However, replicating these results using data from a broader, more representative sample of hospices is needed before making changes to the per diem system...
  8. pmc Antidepressant reformulations: who uses them, and what are the benefits?
    Haiden A Huskamp
    Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:734-45. 2009
    ..We found some evidence of benefit for subgroups of antidepressant users, although benefits varied across reformulations...
  9. pmc Part D and dually eligible patients with mental illness: medication access problems and use of intensive services
    Haiden A Huskamp
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, 180 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:1169-74. 2009
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  10. doi request reprint Health risk appraisals: how much do they influence employees' health behavior?
    Haiden A Huskamp
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:1532-40. 2009
    ..Among those who complete an HRA, use of office visits, prescription drugs, and cervical cancer screening increases compared to those who are not offered an HRA...
  11. doi request reprint A new medicare end-of-life benefit for nursing home residents
    Haiden A Huskamp
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:130-5. 2010
    ..Nursing homes would be paid directly for end-of-life care services and held accountable for their quality...
  12. doi request reprint Long and short hospice stays among nursing home residents at the end of life
    Haiden A Huskamp
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Palliat Med 13:957-64. 2010
    ..To identify characteristics of nursing homes and residents associated with particularly long or short hospice stays...
  13. pmc Generic entry, reformulations and promotion of SSRIs in the US
    Haiden A Huskamp
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pharmacoeconomics 26:603-16. 2008
    ..However, little is known about how newer strategies to extend patent life, including product reformulation introduction or obtaining approval to market for additional clinical indications, influence promotion...
  14. pmc Prices, profits, and innovation: examining criticisms of new psychotropic drugs' value
    Haiden A Huskamp
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:635-46. 2006
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  15. pmc The new medicare drug benefit: formularies and their potential effects on access to medications
    Haiden A Huskamp
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:662-5. 2005
    ..Such efforts should reduce administrative burden and better allow physicians to help patients obtain needed medications...
  16. pmc Impact of 3-tier formularies on drug treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in children
    Haiden A Huskamp
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, 180 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 62:435-41. 2005
    ..Many employers and health plans have adopted 3-tier formularies in an attempt to control costs for these and other drugs...
  17. ncbi request reprint The effect of incentive-based formularies on prescription-drug utilization and spending
    Haiden A Huskamp
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 349:2224-32. 2003
    ..Many employers and health plans have adopted incentive-based formularies in an attempt to control prescription-drug costs...
  18. pmc Economic grand rounds: potential effects of the new medicare drug benefit on pricing for psychotropic medications
    Haiden A Huskamp
    Harvard Medical School, 180 Longwood Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 56:1056-8. 2005
  19. pmc Pharmaceutical cost management and access to psychotropic drugs: the U.S. context
    Haiden A Huskamp
    Harvard Medical School, Department of Health Care Policy, 180 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, United States
    Int J Law Psychiatry 28:484-95. 2005
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  20. ncbi request reprint How a managed behavioral health care carve-out plan affected spending for episodes of treatment
    H A Huskamp
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 49:1559-62. 1998
    ..This study examined the impact on spending for episodes of mental health and substance abuse treatment of a managed behavioral health care carve-out program implemented by the Massachusetts Group Insurance Commission in July 1993...
  21. ncbi request reprint Future directions for the national health accounts
    H A Huskamp
    Harvard University, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 21:5-13. 1999
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Managing psychotropic drug costs: will formularies work?
    Haiden A Huskamp
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 22:84-96. 2003
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  23. ncbi request reprint The impact of a national prescription drug formulary on prices, market share, and spending: lessons for Medicare?
    Haiden A Huskamp
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 22:149-58. 2003
    ..We find that the VHA National Formulary was effective at shifting prescribing behavior toward the selected drugs, achieving sizable price reductions from manufacturers, and greatly decreasing drug spending...
  24. pmc Angiotensin receptor blockers on the formularies of Medicare drug plans
    Walid F Gellad
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 1620 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02120 1613, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1172-5. 2007
    ..The presence of angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs) on the formularies of Medicare Part D prescription drug plans (PDPs) is vitally important to the health of seniors who cannot tolerate angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors...
  25. pmc Longitudinal racial/ethnic disparities in antimanic medication use in bipolar-I disorder
    Alisa B Busch
    Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse, McLean Hospital, Belmont, Massachusetts 02478, USA
    Med Care 47:1217-28. 2009
    ..To examine racial/ethnic longitudinal disparities in antimanic medication use among adults with bipolar-I disorder...
  26. ncbi request reprint Medicare Part D and nursing home residents
    David G Stevenson
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1115-25. 2007
    ..Finally, it is unclear how well nursing homes and the pharmacies they work with will work across Part D plans, and vigilance will be required as the benefit proceeds...
  27. pmc Antipsychotic and benzodiazepine use among nursing home residents: findings from the 2004 National Nursing Home Survey
    David G Stevenson
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:1078-92. 2010
    ..To document the extent and appropriateness of use of antipsychotics and benzodiazepines among nursing home residents using a nationally representative survey...
  28. ncbi request reprint The evolution of quality management in state Medicaid agencies: a national survey of states with comprehensive managed care programs
    Bruce E Landon
    Harvard Medical School, Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Improv 28:72-82. 2002
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  29. pmc Ownership status and home health care performance
    David C Grabowski
    Associate Professors of Health Economics, Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Aging Soc Policy 21:130-43. 2009
    ..These results highlight the importance of organizational and payment factors in the delivery of home health care services...
  30. pmc Physician factors associated with discussions about end-of-life care
    Nancy L Keating
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Cancer 116:998-1006. 2010
    ..Guidelines recommend advanced care planning for terminally ill patients with <1 year to live. Few data are available regarding when physicians and their terminally ill patients typically discuss end-of-life issues...
  31. ncbi request reprint The influence of Medicare home health payment incentives: does payer source matter?
    David C Grabowski
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115 5899, USA
    Inquiry 43:135-49. 2006
    ..However, these changes did not translate into worse discharge outcomes...
  32. ncbi request reprint Physical and mental health status of older long-term cancer survivors
    Nancy L Keating
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:2145-52. 2005
    ..To assess the physical and mental health status of older long-term cancer survivors...
  33. ncbi request reprint Quality of care in a Medicaid population with bipolar I disorder
    Alisa B Busch
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Program, McLean Hospital, 115 Mill St, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:848-54. 2007
    ..This study examined whether presenting diagnosis and treatment in intensive settings (hospitalization, partial hospitalization, or residential programs) are correlated with the subsequent treatment of bipolar I disorder...
  34. pmc The effect of three-tier formulary adoption on medication continuation and spending among elderly retirees
    Haiden A Huskamp
    Harvard Medical School, Department of Health Care Policy, 180 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Health Serv Res 42:1926-42. 2007
    ..To assess the effect of three-tier formulary adoption on medication continuation and spending among elderly members of retiree health plans...
  35. ncbi request reprint Differences in hospice care between home and institutional settings
    David G Stevenson
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Palliat Med 10:1040-7. 2007
    ..To compare hospice care delivered at home with hospice care delivered in institutional settings, such as the nursing home...
  36. pmc Medicare part D and the nursing home setting
    David G Stevenson
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Gerontologist 48:432-41. 2008
    ..The purpose of this article is to explore how the introduction of Medicare Part D is changing the operations of long-term-care pharmacies (LTCPs) and nursing homes, as well as implications of those changes for nursing home residents...
  37. pmc The impact of parity on major depression treatment quality in the Federal Employees' Health Benefits Program after parity implementation
    Alisa B Busch
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, McLean Hospital, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Program, Belmont, Massachusetts 02478, USA
    Med Care 44:506-12. 2006
    ..Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a prevalent but often undetected and undertreated and thus could potentially benefit from parity implementation...
  38. pmc Health care costs in the last week of life: associations with end-of-life conversations
    Baohui Zhang
    Center for Psycho Oncology and Palliative Care Research, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:480-8. 2009
    ..Life-sustaining medical care of patients with advanced cancer at the end of life (EOL) is costly. Patient-physician discussions about EOL wishes are associated with lower rates of intensive interventions...
  39. pmc How the new medicare drug benefit could affect vulnerable populations
    Walid F Gellad
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, in Boston, MA, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:248-55. 2006
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  40. pmc Using performance data to identify preferred hospitals
    Meredith B Rosenthal
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Room 405, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Health Serv Res 42:2109-19; discussion 2294-323. 2007
    ..To explore the implications of current approaches used by health plans and purchasers to identify preferred hospitals for tiered networks using cost and quality information...
  41. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness analysis of short-term clopidogrel therapy for ST elevation myocardial infarction
    Kyle B Gibler
    Department of Economics, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Crit Pathw Cardiol 9:14-8. 2010
    ..In conclusion, this analysis finds short-term clopidogrel therapy to be a highly economically attractive therapy, improving patient outcomes at no increase in costs...
  42. ncbi request reprint Behavioral health insurance parity for federal employees
    Howard H Goldman
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21227, USA
    N Engl J Med 354:1378-86. 2006
    ..The plans were encouraged to manage care...
  43. pmc Impact of full mental health and substance abuse parity for children in the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program
    Susan T Azrin
    Westat, 1650 Research Blvd, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Pediatrics 119:e452-9. 2007
    ..This study examined the effects of full mental health and substance abuse parity for children...

Research Grants6

  1. Economics of Formulary Design and Mental Health Policy
    Haiden Huskamp; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Huskamp the training, mentoring, time and resources to develop the skills that will put her in a position to lead independent research on the economics of pharmaceutical treatment for mental illnesses. ..
  2. Effects of Mental Parity on High-Cost and Severely-Ill Individuals
    Haiden Huskamp; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We will estimate a combination of two-part random-effects models for longitudinal data, latent class random-effects models, logistic regression models, Poisson regression models, and hazard models to address these aims. ..
  3. Medicare Part D Plan Generosity & Dual-Eligible Nursing Home Residents
    Haiden Huskamp; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  4. Effects of Mental Parity on High-Cost and Severely-Ill Individuals
    Haiden A Huskamp; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We will estimate a combination of two-part random-effects models for longitudinal data, latent class random-effects models, logistic regression models, Poisson regression models, and hazard models to address these aims. ..
  5. Medicare Part D Plan Generosity & Dual-Eligible Nursing Home Residents
    Haiden A Huskamp; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  6. Effects of Mental Parity on High-Cost and Severely-Ill Individuals
    Haiden A Huskamp; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..We will estimate a combination of two-part random-effects models for longitudinal data, latent class random-effects models, logistic regression models, Poisson regression models, and hazard models to address these aims. ..