U Sambamoorthi

Summary

Affiliation: Rutgers University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Zidovudine use during pregnancy among HIV-infected women on Medicaid
    Usha Sambamoorthi
    Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 30:429-39. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Who are the elderly who never receive influenza immunization?
    Usha Sambamoorthi
    Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Prev Med 40:469-78. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Total and out-of-pocket expenditures for prescription drugs among older persons
    Usha Sambamoorthi
    Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Gerontologist 43:345-59. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Diffusion of new generation antidepressant treatment among elderly diagnosed with depression
    Usha Sambamoorthi
    Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901, USA
    Med Care 41:180-94. 2003
  5. pmc Use of protease inhibitors and non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors among Medicaid beneficiaries with AIDS
    U Sambamoorthi
    Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:1474-81. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Home-care use and expenditures among Medicaid beneficiaries with AIDS
    U Sambamoorthi
    Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research, Rutgers University, 30 College Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 1293, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 20:161-77. 1999
  7. ncbi request reprint Dually eligible individuals with AIDS: characteristics and health services use
    U Sambamoorthi
    Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, Rutgers University, 30 College Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    J Health Soc Policy 14:19-35. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Racial, ethnic, socioeconomic, and access disparities in the use of preventive services among women
    Usha Sambamoorthi
    Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, Rutgers University, 30 College Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Prev Med 37:475-84. 2003
  9. pmc Antidepressant treatment and health services utilization among HIV-infected medicaid patients diagnosed with depression
    U Sambamoorthi
    Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 15:311-20. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Drug abuse, methadone treatment, and health services use among injection drug users with AIDS
    U Sambamoorthi
    Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 60:77-89. 2000

Detail Information

Publications43

  1. ncbi request reprint Zidovudine use during pregnancy among HIV-infected women on Medicaid
    Usha Sambamoorthi
    Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 30:429-39. 2002
    ..The authors also compare and contrast the correlates of ZDV use during pregnancy in each of the preguideline and postguideline periods...
  2. ncbi request reprint Who are the elderly who never receive influenza immunization?
    Usha Sambamoorthi
    Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Prev Med 40:469-78. 2005
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Total and out-of-pocket expenditures for prescription drugs among older persons
    Usha Sambamoorthi
    Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Gerontologist 43:345-59. 2003
    ..We also compare spending and burden across major subgroups of the elderly population, as defined by socioeconomic and health characteristics, and we distinguish the impact of these factors by using multivariate models...
  4. ncbi request reprint Diffusion of new generation antidepressant treatment among elderly diagnosed with depression
    Usha Sambamoorthi
    Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901, USA
    Med Care 41:180-94. 2003
    ..Relationships between use of new generation antidepressant treatment and socioeconomic characteristics, physical comorbidity, insurance coverage, and care sector (mental health specialty vs. general health services) are explored...
  5. pmc Use of protease inhibitors and non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors among Medicaid beneficiaries with AIDS
    U Sambamoorthi
    Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:1474-81. 2001
    ..This study compared the use of new antiretroviral treatments across sociodemographic subgroups during the 3 years after the introduction of these treatments and examined diffusion of the therapies over time...
  6. ncbi request reprint Home-care use and expenditures among Medicaid beneficiaries with AIDS
    U Sambamoorthi
    Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research, Rutgers University, 30 College Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 1293, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 20:161-77. 1999
    ..Our findings suggest the need to expand access to home-care programs to racial minorities and injection drug users (IDUs) with HIV/AIDS...
  7. ncbi request reprint Dually eligible individuals with AIDS: characteristics and health services use
    U Sambamoorthi
    Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, Rutgers University, 30 College Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    J Health Soc Policy 14:19-35. 2001
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Racial, ethnic, socioeconomic, and access disparities in the use of preventive services among women
    Usha Sambamoorthi
    Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, Rutgers University, 30 College Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Prev Med 37:475-84. 2003
    ..We also assess whether differences in access to care and socioeconomic status may explain racial and ethnic differences in the use of preventive services...
  9. pmc Antidepressant treatment and health services utilization among HIV-infected medicaid patients diagnosed with depression
    U Sambamoorthi
    Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 15:311-20. 2000
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Drug abuse, methadone treatment, and health services use among injection drug users with AIDS
    U Sambamoorthi
    Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 60:77-89. 2000
    ..For AIDS-infected IDUs, consistent MMT may lower barriers to receipt of appropriate HIV-related health care and reinforce adherence to medical recommendations...
  11. ncbi request reprint Incidence and consistency of antiretroviral use among HIV-infected medicaid beneficiaries with schizophrenia
    J Walkup
    Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 62:174-8. 2001
    ....
  12. pmc Schizophrenia and major affective disorder among Medicaid recipients with HIV/AIDS in New Jersey
    J Walkup
    Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Am J Public Health 89:1101-3. 1999
    ..This study sought to identify and characterize seriously mentally ill patients with HIV infection...
  13. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of persons with mental retardation and HIV/AIDS infection in a statewide Medicaid population
    J Walkup
    Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 1293, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 104:356-63. 1999
    ..Implications for delivery of appropriate services are discussed...
  14. ncbi request reprint Diabetes and depression care among medicaid beneficiaries
    Usha Sambamoorthi
    Institute of Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, Rutgers University, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 17:141-61. 2006
    ..Among depressed Medicaid beneficiaries with diabetes, there are racial differences with regard to quality of mental health care in the presence of diabetes...
  15. pmc Initiation and continuation of newer antiretroviral treatments among medicaid recipients with AIDS
    S Crystal
    Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 16:850-9. 2001
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Out-of-pocket health care costs among older Americans
    S Crystal
    Division on Aging, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 55:S51-62. 2000
    ..Despite Medicare, elderly persons are exposed to substantial out-of-pocket health care cost burdens. As Medicare reform proposals are considered, it is important to determine the current size, distribution, and burden of these expenditures...
  17. pmc Mental illness and length of inpatient stay for medicaid recipients with AIDS
    Donald R Hoover
    Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, Rutgers University, 30 College Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Health Serv Res 39:1319-39. 2004
    ..DATA SOURCE AND COLLECTION/STUDY SETTING: Merged 1992-1998 Medicaid claims and AIDS surveillance data obtained from the State of New Jersey for adults with >or=1 inpatient stay after an AIDS diagnosis from 1992 to 1996...
  18. pmc Diagnosis and treatment of depression in the elderly medicare population: predictors, disparities, and trends
    Stephen Crystal
    Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:1718-28. 2003
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint The relationship between organizational factors and resident satisfaction with nursing home care and life
    Judith A Lucas
    Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, Rutgers University, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    J Aging Soc Policy 19:125-51. 2007
    ..The presence of a special care unit was associated with lower levels of satisfaction...
  20. ncbi request reprint Experimental evidence of welfare reform impact on clinical anxiety and depression levels among poor women
    Radha Jagannathan
    Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University, 33 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Soc Sci Med 71:152-60. 2010
    ..For black women both anxiety and depression diagnoses declined while Hispanic women experienced a 68% increase in depression. We discuss several public policy implications which arise from our work...
  21. ncbi request reprint Co-occurring mental illness and health care utilization and expenditures in adults with obesity and chronic physical illness
    Chan Shen
    Department of Economics, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
    Dis Manag 11:153-60. 2008
    ..Our study findings suggest cost-savings efforts should examine the reasons for high utilization and expenditures for those with obesity, chronic physical illness, and mental illness...
  22. doi request reprint Preventive health services and lifestyle practices in cancer survivors: a population health investigation
    Patricia A Findley
    School of Social Work, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 3:43-58. 2009
    ..The present study examines the patterns of preventive health activities in two domains: clinical preventive services and healthy lifestyle practices in a heterogeneous population of cancer survivors...
  23. pmc Medical expenditures during the last year of life: findings from the 1992-1996 Medicare current beneficiary survey
    Donald R Hoover
    Department of Statistics, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854 8019, USA
    Health Serv Res 37:1625-42. 2002
    ..To compare medical expenditures for the elderly (65 years old) over the last year of life with those for nonterminal years...
  24. pmc Mental illness, traumatic brain injury, and medicaid expenditures
    Wenhui Wei
    Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:905-11. 2005
    ..To estimate the rates of mental illness among Medicaid beneficiaries with traumatic brain injury (TBI) and associated Medicaid-paid expenditures...
  25. pmc Use of psychotherapy for depression in older adults
    Wenhui Wei
    Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, Rutgers University, 30 College Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 162:711-7. 2005
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint The diverse older HIV-positive population: a national profile of economic circumstances, social support, and quality of life
    Stephen Crystal
    Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 33:S76-83. 2003
    ..Interventions need to be tailored to the needs of these distinct subpopulations, with an emphasis on development of supportive care interventions for older IDUs...
  27. ncbi request reprint Use of antipsychotic medications among HIV-infected individuals with schizophrenia
    Ann Bagchi
    Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 30 College Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Schizophr Res 71:435-44. 2004
    ..Our study confirmed past findings of racial disparities in the receipt of atypical antipsychotic medications. Findings suggest that use of atypical medications may benefit individuals dually diagnosed with HIV and serious mental illness...
  28. ncbi request reprint Use of newer antiretroviral treatments among HIV-infected medicaid beneficiaries with serious mental illness
    James T Walkup
    Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 65:1180-9. 2004
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Ante- and postpartum substance abuse treatment and antiretroviral therapy among HIV-infected women on Medicaid
    Lynn A Warner
    School of Social Work, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
    J Am Med Womens Assoc 58:143-53. 2003
    ..To examine temporal associations between obstetrics/gynecology (ob/gyn) care, substance abuse treatment (SAT), and antiretroviral therapy (ART) during and after pregnancy among HIV-infected women on Medicaid...
  30. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of community dwelling elderly not vaccinated for pneumococcus in 1998 and 2001
    Donald R Hoover
    Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Prev Med 39:517-27. 2004
    ..We estimate proportions and numbers of elderly (>65 years old) not vaccinated for pneumococcus in 1998 and 2001 by ethnic group, socioeconomic status, health history, and access and use of health care...
  31. ncbi request reprint Sensitivity of an AIDS case-finding algorithm: who are we missing?
    James T Walkup
    Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901, USA
    Med Care 42:756-63. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the sensitivity of an AIDS case-finding algorithm...
  32. pmc Employment and disability: evidence from the 1996 medical expenditures panel survey
    Patricia A Findley
    Program for Disability Research, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901, USA
    J Occup Rehabil 14:1-11. 2004
    ..This analysis demonstrates that people do work despite reported activity, functional or sensory limitations and that socioeconomic factors are crucial in why someone is able to attain employment...
  33. doi request reprint Disparities in preventive care by body mass index categories among women
    Ranjana Banerjea
    School of Social Work, Rutgers University, 536 George Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Women Health 47:1-17. 2008
    ..The present analyses examined the relationship of body mass index (BMI) categories to receiving age-appropriate preventive services among women...
  34. pmc Antidepressant treatment and adherence to combination antiretroviral therapy among patients with AIDS and diagnosed depression
    James Walkup
    Institute for Health, Health Care, Policy and Aging Research, New Brunswick, NJ, 08901, USA
    Psychiatr Q 79:43-53. 2008
    ..The prevalence of depression is elevated among HIV-infected individuals and there is evidence that depression exerts a negative impact on HIV medication adherence...
  35. pmc Disability and receipt of clinical preventive services among women
    Wenhui Wei
    Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08854, USA
    Womens Health Issues 16:286-96. 2006
    ....
  36. pmc Chronic illness with complexity: implications for performance measurement of optimal glycemic control
    Pramod Meduru
    Center for Healthcare Knowledge Management, VA New Jersey Healthcare System, 385 Tremont Ave 129, East Orange, NJ 07018, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:408-18. 2007
    ..To evaluate the association between chronic illness with complexity (CIC) and optimal glycemic control...
  37. ncbi request reprint Chronic illness with complexities: mental illness and substance use among Veteran clinic users with diabetes
    Ranjana Banerjea
    Department of Veterans Affairs New Jersey Healthcare System, Center for Health Care Knowledge Management, East Orange, New Jersey 07018, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 33:807-21. 2007
    ..Create a taxonomy and examine the predictors of the often co-occurring conditions of substance use disorders and mental illness in veterans with diabetes...
  38. pmc Diabetes care among veteran women with disability
    Chin Lin Tseng
    Center for Healthcare Knowledge and Management, Veterans Administration New Jersey Health Care System, East Orange, New Jersey 07018, USA
    Womens Health Issues 16:361-71. 2006
    ..The primary objective of this study was to analyze predictors of diabetes care consistent with performance standards among women Veterans Health Administration (VHA) clinic users with disability enrollment status...
  39. doi request reprint Risk of stroke, heart attack, and diabetes complications among veterans with spinal cord injury
    Ranjana Banerjea
    Department of Veteran Affairs, Health Services Research and Development Service Center for Health Care Knowledge and Management, East Orange, NJ 07018, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:1448-53. 2008
    ..To compare the rates of diabetes and macrovascular conditions in veterans with spinal cord injury (SCI) and to examine variations by patient-level demographic, socioeconomic, access, and health status factors...
  40. pmc Initial nontraumatic lower-extremity amputations among veterans with diabetes
    Usha Sambamoorthi
    HSR and D Center for Health Care Knowledge and Management, VA New Jersey Health Care System, East Orange, New Jersey, USA
    Med Care 44:779-87. 2006
    ..We sought to identify initial nontraumatic lower-extremity amputations (ILEAs) and compare rates of ILEAs with different coding algorithms and varying lengths of observation period prior (look-back) to the first observed amputation...
  41. pmc Are there gender differences in diabetes care among elderly Medicare enrolled veterans?
    Chin Lin Tseng
    Center for Health Care Knowledge and Management, VA New Jersey Health Care System, East Orange, NJ 07018, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:S47-53. 2006
    ..To examine gender differences in diabetes care process measures and intermediate outcomes among veteran clinic users...
  42. doi request reprint Expenditures in mental illness and substance use disorders among veteran clinic users with diabetes
    Ranjana Banerjea
    Center for Healthcare Knowledge Management, VA New Jersey Healthcare System, East Orange, NJ, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 35:290-303. 2008
    ..These findings reinforce the need to target groups with multiple comorbidities specifically those with serious mental illnesses and alcohol/drug use for interventions to reduce health-care expenditures...
  43. ncbi request reprint The association between mental health functioning and nontraumatic lower extremity amputations in veterans with diabetes
    Chin Lin Tseng
    Department of Veteran Affairs Center for Health Care Knowledge and Management, VA New Jersey Health Care System, East Orange, NJ 07018, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 29:537-46. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the association between mental health functioning and lower extremity amputations (LEAs) in veterans with diabetes...