David G Stevenson

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Does litigation increase or decrease health care quality?: a national study of negligence claims against nursing homes
    David G Stevenson
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Med Care 51:430-6. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Nursing home ownership trends and their impacts on quality of care: a study using detailed ownership data from Texas
    David G Stevenson
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Aging Soc Policy 25:30-47. 2013
  3. pmc Medicare part D claims rejections for nursing home residents, 2006 to 2010
    David G Stevenson
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Manag Care 18:647-54. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Targeting nursing homes under the Quality Improvement Organization program's 9th statement of work
    David G Stevenson
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1678-84. 2009
  5. 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
  6. ncbi request reprint Private long-term care insurance and state tax incentives
    David G Stevenson
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, 180 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Inquiry 46:305-21. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Hospice care in the nursing home setting: a review of the literature
    David G Stevenson
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 38:440-51. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Private equity investment and nursing home care: is it a big deal?
    David G Stevenson
    Department of Health Care Policy at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:1399-408. 2008
  9. 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
  10. ncbi request reprint Nursing home consumer complaints and their potential role in assessing quality of care
    David G Stevenson
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Med Care 43:102-11. 2005

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. doi request reprint Does litigation increase or decrease health care quality?: a national study of negligence claims against nursing homes
    David G Stevenson
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Med Care 51:430-6. 2013
    ..The tort system is supposed to help improve the quality and safety of health care, but whether it actually does so is controversial. Most previous studies modeling the effect of negligence litigation on quality of care are ecologic...
  2. doi request reprint Nursing home ownership trends and their impacts on quality of care: a study using detailed ownership data from Texas
    David G Stevenson
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Aging Soc Policy 25:30-47. 2013
    ....
  3. pmc Medicare part D claims rejections for nursing home residents, 2006 to 2010
    David G Stevenson
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Manag Care 18:647-54. 2012
    ..Our objective was to study the overall rate at which Part D claims are rejected, whether these rates differ across plans, drugs, and medication classes, and how these rejection rates and reasons have evolved over time...
  4. doi request reprint Targeting nursing homes under the Quality Improvement Organization program's 9th statement of work
    David G Stevenson
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1678-84. 2009
    ....
  5. 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...
  6. ncbi request reprint Private long-term care insurance and state tax incentives
    David G Stevenson
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, 180 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Inquiry 46:305-21. 2009
    ..Ultimately, the modest ability of state tax incentives to lower premiums implies that they should be viewed as a small piece of the long-term care financing puzzle...
  7. doi request reprint Hospice care in the nursing home setting: a review of the literature
    David G Stevenson
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 38:440-51. 2009
    ..The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services have taken steps toward collecting these data, and further research is needed to shed light on what refinements, if any, are necessary for the Medicare hospice program...
  8. doi request reprint Private equity investment and nursing home care: is it a big deal?
    David G Stevenson
    Department of Health Care Policy at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:1399-408. 2008
    ..Nonetheless, recent nursing home ownership trends raise important questions about oversight and accountability, whose answers extend beyond private equity ownership...
  9. 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...
  10. ncbi request reprint Nursing home consumer complaints and their potential role in assessing quality of care
    David G Stevenson
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Med Care 43:102-11. 2005
    ..Complaint investigations play a key role in quality assurance, because they can respond to concerns of consumers and families...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. doi request reprint Supporting home- and community-based care: views of long-term care specialists
    David C Grabowski
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, 180 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 67:82S-101S. 2010
    ..Building on the long-term care specialists' enthusiasm for system-based reforms, we encourage state policy makers to pursue HCBS models that are linked to Medicare, engage primary care physicians, and are based on rigorous evaluations...
  15. doi request reprint The complementarity of public and private long-term care coverage
    David G Stevenson
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:96-101. 2010
    ....
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. pmc Assisted living expansion and the market for nursing home care
    David C Grabowski
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, 180 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115 5899, USA
    Health Serv Res 47:2296-315. 2012
    ..To analyze the effect of market-level changes in assisted living supply on nursing home utilization and resident acuity...
  19. 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...
  20. pmc Ownership conversions and nursing home performance
    David C Grabowski
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, 180 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115 5899, USA
    Health Serv Res 43:1184-203. 2008
    ..To examine the effects of ownership conversions on nursing home performance...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. doi request reprint Planning for the future--long-term care and the 2008 election
    David G Stevenson
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    N Engl J Med 358:1985-7. 2008
  24. pmc Medicare expenditures among nursing home residents with advanced dementia
    Keith S Goldfeld
    Department of Biostatistics, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Arch Intern Med 171:824-30. 2011
    ..To our knowledge, Medicare expenditures have not been extensively described in this population...
  25. 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...
  26. doi request reprint Sizing up the market for assisted living
    David G Stevenson
    Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:35-43. 2010
    ..As this sector evolves, policymakers will have to contend with issues related to access to services, public financing, quality of care, and regulatory oversight...
  27. ncbi request reprint Nursing home litigation and tort reform: a case for exceptionalism
    David M Studdert
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Gerontologist 44:588-95. 2004
    ..Drawing on findings from our previous study of nursing home litigation, we outline these features and argue for careful attention to them as policymakers evaluate options for reform...
  28. pmc Service Use at the End-of-Life in Medicare Advantage Versus Traditional Medicare
    David G Stevenson
    Department of Health Policy, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston Harvard Kennedy School National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
    Med Care 51:931-7. 2013
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Nursing home consumer complaints and quality of care: a national view
    David G Stevenson
    Harvard University, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 63:347-68. 2006
    ..This study presents the first national evidence for using consumer complaints to assess nursing home quality of care. Despite limitations, nursing home complaints appear to offer a real-time signal of quality concerns...
  30. ncbi request reprint The rise of nursing home litigation: findings from a national survey of attorneys
    David G Stevenson
    Harvard University, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 22:219-29. 2003
    ..These findings elevate concerns about quality of nursing home care and indicate that litigation diverts resources from resident care, which may fuel quality problems...
  31. ncbi request reprint Is a public reporting approach appropriate for nursing home care?
    David G Stevenson
    Harvard Medical School
    J Health Polit Policy Law 31:773-810. 2006
    ..It is unclear whether the absence of a larger reporting effect to date is specific to Nursing Home Compare or whether it inheres to the broader task of using quality information to promote change in the nursing home care sector...