M B Rosenthal

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Risk sharing and the supply of mental health services
    M B Rosenthal
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Health Econ 19:1047-65. 2000
  2. pmc Systematic review: Effects, design choices, and context of pay-for-performance in health care
    Pieter Van Herck
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Kapucijnenvoer 35, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:247. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Doughnut-hole economics
    Meredith B Rosenthal
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 23:129-35. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint A report card on the freshman class of consumer-directed health plans
    Meredith Rosenthal
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, in Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 24:1592-600. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint A typology of organizational and contractual arrangements for purchasing and delivery of behavioral health care
    Meredith B Rosenthal
    Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Room 405, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 33:461-9. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Pay-for-performance: will the latest payment trend improve care?
    Meredith B Rosenthal
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    JAMA 297:740-4. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint P4P: rumors of its demise may be exaggerated
    Meredith B Rosenthal
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Manag Care 13:238-9. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Climbing up the pay-for-performance learning curve: where are the early adopters now?
    Meredith B Rosenthal
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, in Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:1674-82. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Employers' use of value-based purchasing strategies
    Meredith B Rosenthal
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    JAMA 298:2281-8. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Paying for quality: providers' incentives for quality improvement
    Meredith B Rosenthal
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 23:127-41. 2004

Research Grants

  1. Pay for Performance in Medicaid: Evidence from the Field
    Meredith B Rosenthal; Fiscal Year: 2010

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. ncbi request reprint Risk sharing and the supply of mental health services
    M B Rosenthal
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Health Econ 19:1047-65. 2000
    ..In addition, evidence was found that in a setting where providers serve multiple payers, the share of their total revenue derived from risk-sharing contracts is an important determinant of the magnitude of the supply response...
  2. pmc Systematic review: Effects, design choices, and context of pay-for-performance in health care
    Pieter Van Herck
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Kapucijnenvoer 35, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:247. 2010
    ..Effect domains include clinical effectiveness, access and equity, coordination and continuity, patient-centeredness, and cost-effectiveness...
  3. ncbi request reprint Doughnut-hole economics
    Meredith B Rosenthal
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 23:129-35. 2004
    ..I consider alternative explanations for this new benefit design trend and conclude that the desire to distribute tangible benefits to the largest number of constituents is most plausible...
  4. ncbi request reprint A report card on the freshman class of consumer-directed health plans
    Meredith Rosenthal
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, in Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 24:1592-600. 2005
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint A typology of organizational and contractual arrangements for purchasing and delivery of behavioral health care
    Meredith B Rosenthal
    Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Room 405, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 33:461-9. 2006
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Pay-for-performance: will the latest payment trend improve care?
    Meredith B Rosenthal
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    JAMA 297:740-4. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint P4P: rumors of its demise may be exaggerated
    Meredith B Rosenthal
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Manag Care 13:238-9. 2007
    ..Because of the critical role payment incentives play in guiding practice patterns, it is hard to imagine substantial reform of the delivery system without coordinated changes in payment...
  8. ncbi request reprint Climbing up the pay-for-performance learning curve: where are the early adopters now?
    Meredith B Rosenthal
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, in Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:1674-82. 2007
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Employers' use of value-based purchasing strategies
    Meredith B Rosenthal
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    JAMA 298:2281-8. 2007
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Paying for quality: providers' incentives for quality improvement
    Meredith B Rosenthal
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 23:127-41. 2004
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Promotion of prescription drugs to consumers
    Meredith B Rosenthal
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 346:498-505. 2002
    ..Guidelines issued in 1997 by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding advertising to consumers through electronic media are considered by some to be responsible for unleashing a flood of direct-to-consumer advertising...
  12. ncbi request reprint Direct-to-consumer advertising and shared liability for pharmaceutical manufacturers
    Michelle M Mello
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    JAMA 289:477-81. 2003
  13. doi request reprint Is the type of Medicare insurance associated with colorectal cancer screening prevalence and selection of screening strategy?
    Eric C Schneider
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Med Care 46:S84-90. 2008
    ..We assessed whether beneficiaries in MMC plans were more likely than those in traditional FFS insurance to receive colorectal cancer (CRC) screening and whether type of insurance was associated with use of specific screening strategies...
  14. ncbi request reprint Managed care and market power: physician organizations in four markets
    M B Rosenthal
    Harvard School of Public Health, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 20:187-93. 2001
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  15. ncbi request reprint Scale and structure of capitated physician organizations in California
    M B Rosenthal
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 20:109-19. 2001
    ..Physician organizations appear to have responded to capitation by affiliating with hospitals and management companies, adopting hybrid organizational structures, and consolidating into larger entities...
  16. ncbi request reprint Comment: the economics of direct-to-consumer advertising of prescription-only drugs: prescribed to improve consumer welfare?
    Meredith Rosenthal
    Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts, MA 02115, USA
    J Health Serv Res Policy 9:39-42; discussion 41-2. 2004
  17. pmc Awakening consumer stewardship of health benefits: prevalence and differentiation of new health plan models
    Meredith Rosenthal
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Health Serv Res 39:1055-70. 2004
    ..Despite widespread publicity of consumer-directed health plans, little is known about their prevalence and the extent to which their designs adequately reflect and support consumerism...
  18. ncbi request reprint Health plans and selection: formal risk adjustment vs. market design and contracts
    R G Frank
    Health economics in the Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Inquiry 38:290-8. 2001
    ..While the current environment has not generated much demand for risk adjustment, we reflect on its future potential...
  19. ncbi request reprint Beyond competition: the normative implications of consumer-driven health plans
    Meredith Rosenthal
    Harvard School of Public Health, USA
    J Health Polit Policy Law 31:671-85. 2006
    ..Moreover, other important ethical issues arise with regard to the risks imposed on the population by the introduction of policies that are based on a faith in markets rather than empirical evidence...
  20. ncbi request reprint Effects of pharmaceutical promotion on adherence to the treatment guidelines for depression
    Julie M Donohue
    Department of Health Policy and Management, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Med Care 42:1176-85. 2004
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  21. ncbi request reprint Managed care and efficient rationing
    Meredith B Rosenthal
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Health Care Finance 28:1-10. 2002
    ..Further research on the nature of provider and consumer rationing decisions is needed to inform the design of supply-side and demand-side incentives that will lead to an efficient allocation of services...
  22. doi request reprint Wellness programs and lifestyle discrimination--the legal limits
    Michelle M Mello
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 359:192-9. 2008
  23. ncbi request reprint Early experience with pay-for-performance: from concept to practice
    Meredith B Rosenthal
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    JAMA 294:1788-93. 2005
    ..Although there is intense interest in and optimism about pay-for-performance programs, there is little published research on pay-for-performance in health care...
  24. 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...
  25. ncbi request reprint A decade of direct-to-consumer advertising of prescription drugs
    Julie M Donohue
    Department of Health Policy and Management, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    N Engl J Med 357:673-81. 2007
    ..Moreover, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has been criticized for its weak enforcement of laws regulating such advertising...
  26. ncbi request reprint Incentive formularies and changes in prescription drug spending
    Bruce E Landon
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Manag Care 13:360-9. 2007
    ..To examine the impact of incentive formularies on prescription drug spending shifts in formulary compliance, use of generic medications, and mail-order fulfillment in the year after introduction of a new pharmacy benefit strategy...
  27. pmc The geographic distribution of physicians revisited
    Meredith B Rosenthal
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:1931-52. 2005
    ..While there is debate over whether the U.S. is training too many physicians, many seem to agree that physicians are geographically maldistributed, with too few in rural areas...
  28. ncbi request reprint Transmission of financial incentives to physicians by intermediary organizations in California
    Meredith B Rosenthal
    Harvard School of Public Health, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 21:197-205. 2002
    ..Thirteen percent of medical groups and 19 percent of IPAs provided bonuses or withholds based on utilization or cost performance, which averaged 10 percent of base compensation...
  29. ncbi request reprint Do integrated medical groups provide higher-quality medical care than individual practice associations?
    Ateev Mehrotra
    University of Pittsburgh and RAND Health, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213 2665, USA
    Ann Intern Med 145:826-33. 2006
    ..The association between the organizational structure of physician groups and health care quality has never been evaluated empirically...
  30. ncbi request reprint Pay for performance in commercial HMOs
    Meredith B Rosenthal
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
    N Engl J Med 355:1895-902. 2006
    ..Although many claims have been made for the effectiveness of this approach, the extent of its national penetration remains unknown...
  31. ncbi request reprint Quality monitoring and management in commercial health plans
    Bruce E Landon
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, 180 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02459, USA
    Am J Manag Care 14:377-86. 2008
    ..To examine the current state of quality monitoring and management activities of US health plans...
  32. doi request reprint Beyond pay for performance--emerging models of provider-payment reform
    Meredith B Rosenthal
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
    N Engl J Med 359:1197-200. 2008
  33. doi request reprint A cost-effectiveness framework for profiling the value of hospital care
    Justin W Timbie
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    Med Decis Making 28:419-34. 2008
    ..Using cost-effectiveness methods to profile hospital "value'' permits the comparison of the benefit of a service relative to the cost using existing societal weights...
  34. ncbi request reprint The economic impacts of the tobacco settlement
    David M Cutler
    Department of Economics, Harvard University, USA
    J Policy Anal Manage 21:1-19. 2002
    ..To the extent that the value of the health benefits is not offset by the value of the pleasure foregone, the economic impacts of the MSA will include a share of these health benefits...
  35. ncbi request reprint Nonpayment for performance? Medicare's new reimbursement rule
    Meredith B Rosenthal
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
    N Engl J Med 357:1573-5. 2007
  36. ncbi request reprint What is the empirical basis for paying for quality in health care?
    Meredith B Rosenthal
    Harvard University, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 63:135-57. 2006
    ..Even in non-health settings, however, where the institutional features are more favorable to a positive impact, the literature contains mixed results on the effectiveness of analogous pay-for-performance schemes...

Research Grants2

  1. Pay for Performance in Medicaid: Evidence from the Field
    Meredith B Rosenthal; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....