T C Buchmueller

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The effect of price on switching among health plans
    T C Buchmueller
    Graduate School of Management, University of California, Irvine 92717, USA
    J Health Econ 16:231-47. 1997
  2. ncbi request reprint Switching costs, price sensitivity and health plan choice
    Bruce A Strombom
    Analysis Group Economics Inc, Los Angelus, CA 90017, USA
    J Health Econ 21:89-116. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Health insurance reform and HMO penetration in the small group market
    Thomas C Buchmueller
    Paul Merage School of Business, University of California, Irvine 92697 3125, USA
    Inquiry 42:367-80. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Price and the health plan choices of retirees
    Thomas Buchmueller
    Paul Merage School of Business, University of California, Irvine, USA
    J Health Econ 25:81-101. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Health plan disenrollment in a choice-based Medicaid managed care program
    Thomas C Buchmueller
    Graduate School of Management, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA 92612, USA
    Inquiry 41:447-60. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Access to physician services: does supplemental insurance matter? evidence from France
    Thomas C Buchmueller
    Graduate School of Management, University of California, Irvine 92697 3125, USA
    Health Econ 13:669-87. 2004
  7. pmc The health plan choices of retirees under managed competition
    T C Buchmueller
    Graduate School of Management, University of California, Irvine 92697, USA
    Health Serv Res 35:949-76. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Can private companies contribute to public programs' outreach efforts? Evidence from California
    Mireille Jacobson
    School of Social Ecology, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:538-48. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Changes in racial disparities in access to coronary artery bypass grafting surgery between the late 1990s and early 2000s
    Dana B Mukamel
    Center for Health Policy Research, University of California Irvine, 111 Academy Suite, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Med Care 45:664-71. 2007
  10. pmc Health insurance take-up by the near-elderly
    Thomas C Buchmueller
    School of Business, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA 92697 5100, USA
    Health Serv Res 41:2054-73. 2006

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint The effect of price on switching among health plans
    T C Buchmueller
    Graduate School of Management, University of California, Irvine 92717, USA
    J Health Econ 16:231-47. 1997
    ..Our results indicate a strong response. Individuals facing premium increases of less than $10 were roughly 5 times as likely to switch plans as those whose premiums remained constant...
  2. ncbi request reprint Switching costs, price sensitivity and health plan choice
    Bruce A Strombom
    Analysis Group Economics Inc, Los Angelus, CA 90017, USA
    J Health Econ 21:89-116. 2002
    ..Simulations combining our results with actuarial data illustrate the cost implications of risk-related differences in price elasticity...
  3. ncbi request reprint Health insurance reform and HMO penetration in the small group market
    Thomas C Buchmueller
    Paul Merage School of Business, University of California, Irvine 92697 3125, USA
    Inquiry 42:367-80. 2005
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  4. ncbi request reprint Price and the health plan choices of retirees
    Thomas Buchmueller
    Paul Merage School of Business, University of California, Irvine, USA
    J Health Econ 25:81-101. 2006
    ..The results indicate a significantly negative effect of premiums. The implied elasticities are at the low end of the range found in previous studies on active employees...
  5. ncbi request reprint Health plan disenrollment in a choice-based Medicaid managed care program
    Thomas C Buchmueller
    Graduate School of Management, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA 92612, USA
    Inquiry 41:447-60. 2004
    ..Differential disenrollment by risk status results in adverse retention for certain types of plans...
  6. ncbi request reprint Access to physician services: does supplemental insurance matter? evidence from France
    Thomas C Buchmueller
    Graduate School of Management, University of California, Irvine 92697 3125, USA
    Health Econ 13:669-87. 2004
    ..While French patients have greater freedom than patients in other countries to choose to see a specialist rather than a general practitioner, we find no evidence that supplemental insurance affects this decision...
  7. pmc The health plan choices of retirees under managed competition
    T C Buchmueller
    Graduate School of Management, University of California, Irvine 92697, USA
    Health Serv Res 35:949-76. 2000
    ..To investigate the effect of price on the health insurance decisions of Medicare-eligible retirees in a managed competition setting...
  8. ncbi request reprint Can private companies contribute to public programs' outreach efforts? Evidence from California
    Mireille Jacobson
    School of Social Ecology, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:538-48. 2007
    ..Brokers, in particular, help serve a hard-to-reach population: those on the higher end of the income eligibility thresholds...
  9. ncbi request reprint Changes in racial disparities in access to coronary artery bypass grafting surgery between the late 1990s and early 2000s
    Dana B Mukamel
    Center for Health Policy Research, University of California Irvine, 111 Academy Suite, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Med Care 45:664-71. 2007
    ..Minorities, African American patients in particular, have lower utilization rates for coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG) and, compared with white patients, they receive care from surgeons with worse records of performance...
  10. pmc Health insurance take-up by the near-elderly
    Thomas C Buchmueller
    School of Business, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA 92697 5100, USA
    Health Serv Res 41:2054-73. 2006
    ..To examine the effect of price on the demand for health insurance by early retirees between the ages of 55 and 64...
  11. pmc Assessing the validity of insurance coverage data in hospital discharge records: California OSHPD data
    Thomas C Buchmueller
    Graduate School of Management, University of California Irvine, 92612 3125, USA
    Health Serv Res 38:1359-72. 2003
    ..To assess the accuracy of data on "expected source of payment" in the patient discharge database compiled by the California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD)...
  12. ncbi request reprint How far to the hospital? The effect of hospital closures on access to care
    Thomas C Buchmueller
    University of California, Irvine, United States
    J Health Econ 25:740-61. 2006
    ..While most residents are otherwise unaffected, we find some evidence that seniors perceive more difficulty accessing care...
  13. ncbi request reprint The effect of health insurance on medical care utilization and implications for insurance expansion: a review of the literature
    Thomas C Buchmueller
    University of California, Irvine, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 62:3-30. 2005
    ..Insurance coverage also increases inpatient utilization for children and adults; for children, there is some evidence that insurance coverage reduces ambulatory care sensitive hospital admissions...
  14. pmc Immigrants and employer-sponsored health insurance
    Thomas C Buchmueller
    Health Policy and Administration Division, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1603 W Taylor, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Health Serv Res 42:286-310. 2007
    ..To investigate the factors underlying the lower rate of employer-sponsored health insurance coverage for foreign-born workers...
  15. ncbi request reprint The effect of the State Children's Health Insurance Program on health insurance coverage
    Anthony T Lo Sasso
    Institute for Policy Research, Northwestern University, 2040 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    J Health Econ 23:1059-82. 2004
    ..In addition, state anti-crowd-out provisions in the form of waiting periods were found to significantly affect both take-up and crowd-out...
  16. ncbi request reprint Parity for whom? Exemptions and the extent of state mental health parity legislation
    Thomas C Buchmueller
    Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:w483-7. 2007
    ..It explicitly accounts for the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) exemption for self-insured plans, exemptions for small employers, and the range of conditions covered by the law...