Leighton Ku

Summary

Affiliation: The George Washington University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Ready, set, plan, implement: executing the expansion of Medicaid
    Leighton Ku
    School of Public Health and Health Services, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:1173-7. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Safety-net providers after health care reform: lessons from Massachusetts
    Leighton Ku
    Department of Health Policy, George Washington University, Washington, DC 20006, USA
    Arch Intern Med 171:1379-84. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Public and private health insurance: stacking up the costs
    Leighton Ku
    George Washington University in Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:w318-27. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Medical and dental care utilization and expenditures under Medicaid and private health insurance
    Leighton Ku
    Department of Health Policy, School of Public Health and Health Services, George Washington University, Washington, D C 20006, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 66:456-71. 2009
  5. pmc Health insurance coverage and medical expenditures of immigrants and native-born citizens in the United States
    Leighton Ku
    Department of Health Policy, The George Washington University, 2021 K St NW, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20006, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:1322-8. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Cost savings associated with the use of community health centers
    Patrick Richard
    Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 35:50-9. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint OMB estimates indicate that 900,000 children will lose health insurance due to reductions in federal SCHIP funding
    Edwin Park
    Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Washington, DC 20002, USA
    Int J Health Serv 33:369-81. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint The number of Americans without health insurance rose in 2001 and continued to rise in 2002
    Leighton Ku
    Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Washington, DC 20002, USA
    Int J Health Serv 33:359-67. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Improving health insurance and access to care for children in immigrant families
    Leighton Ku
    Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Washington, DC 20002, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 7:412-20. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Pay now or pay later: providing interpreter services in health care
    Leighton Ku
    Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 24:435-44. 2005

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. doi request reprint Ready, set, plan, implement: executing the expansion of Medicaid
    Leighton Ku
    School of Public Health and Health Services, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:1173-7. 2010
    ..Paradoxically, many of the states opposing expansions are those whose Medicaid-eligible patient populations have the most to gain from health reform...
  2. doi request reprint Safety-net providers after health care reform: lessons from Massachusetts
    Leighton Ku
    Department of Health Policy, George Washington University, Washington, DC 20006, USA
    Arch Intern Med 171:1379-84. 2011
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Public and private health insurance: stacking up the costs
    Leighton Ku
    George Washington University in Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:w318-27. 2008
    ..Public insurance is particularly advantageous from the consumer's perspective because associated out-of-pocket spending is far lower...
  4. doi request reprint Medical and dental care utilization and expenditures under Medicaid and private health insurance
    Leighton Ku
    Department of Health Policy, School of Public Health and Health Services, George Washington University, Washington, D C 20006, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 66:456-71. 2009
    ..Contrary to stereotypes, there were no significant differences between Medicaid adults and children and the privately insured in emergency, outpatient, or inpatient hospital use, and the former had significantly lower expenditures...
  5. pmc Health insurance coverage and medical expenditures of immigrants and native-born citizens in the United States
    Leighton Ku
    Department of Health Policy, The George Washington University, 2021 K St NW, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20006, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:1322-8. 2009
    ..I examined insurance coverage and medical expenditures of both immigrant and US-born adults to determine the extent to which immigrants contribute to US medical expenditures...
  6. doi request reprint Cost savings associated with the use of community health centers
    Patrick Richard
    Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 35:50-9. 2012
    ..These results are consistent with other studies indicating that, by providing good quality primary care, community health centers can reduce the utilization of other medical services...
  7. ncbi request reprint OMB estimates indicate that 900,000 children will lose health insurance due to reductions in federal SCHIP funding
    Edwin Park
    Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Washington, DC 20002, USA
    Int J Health Serv 33:369-81. 2003
    ..On the other hand, the Bush administration proposed to extend the expiring funds but does not target them to needy states; the proposal will do little to reduce the magnitude of the decline...
  8. ncbi request reprint The number of Americans without health insurance rose in 2001 and continued to rise in 2002
    Leighton Ku
    Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Washington, DC 20002, USA
    Int J Health Serv 33:359-67. 2003
    ..Future SCHIP enrollment could drop sharply because of a shortage of federal funds, and Congress could take steps to bolster SCHIP funding...
  9. ncbi request reprint Improving health insurance and access to care for children in immigrant families
    Leighton Ku
    Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Washington, DC 20002, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 7:412-20. 2007
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Pay now or pay later: providing interpreter services in health care
    Leighton Ku
    Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 24:435-44. 2005
    ....
  11. pmc The return on investment of a Medicaid tobacco cessation program in Massachusetts
    Patrick Richard
    Department of Health Policy, School of Public Health and Health Services, The George Washington University, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e29665. 2012
    ..This study estimates the costs of the tobacco cessation benefit and the short-term Medicaid savings attributable to the aversion of inpatient hospitalization for cardiovascular conditions...
  12. doi request reprint Impact of the 2008-2010 economic recession on local health departments
    Rachel Willard
    National Association of County and City Health Officials, Washington, DC, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 18:106-14. 2012
    ..All programmatic areas were affected by cuts, and more than half of the LHDs had to reduce or eliminate at least 1 programmatic area. The capacity of LHDs to provide core public health services was undermined by the economic recession...
  13. ncbi request reprint The states' next challenge - securing primary care for expanded medicaid populations
    Leighton Ku
    From the Department of Health Policy, George Washington University, Washington, DC
    N Engl J Med 364:493-5. 2011
    ..These states could face surging demand from the newly insured population without having sufficient primary care resources available...
  14. doi request reprint More than four in five office-based physicians could qualify for federal electronic health record incentives
    Brian K Bruen
    Department of Health Policy, School of Public Health and Health Services, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:472-80. 2011
    ..We suggest actions that policy makers can take to lessen disparities and increase the adoption and meaningful use of electronic health records...