Michael E Chernew

Summary

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Disability and health care spending among medicare beneficiaries
    Michael E Chernew
    Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 24:W5R42-52. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Quality and employers' choice of health plans
    Michael Chernew
    Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan, M3118, SPH 2, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    J Health Econ 23:471-92. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Achieving value in healthcare
    Michael E Chernew
    School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich 48109 2029, USA
    Am J Manag Care 11:138-9. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Rising out-of-pocket costs in disease management programs
    Michael E Chernew
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Am J Manag Care 12:150-4. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint "Fiscally responsible, clinically sensitive" cost sharing: contain costs while preserving quality
    A Mark Fendrick
    Departments of Internal Medicine and Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich, USA E mail
    Am J Manag Care 13:325-7. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Value-based insurance design: embracing value over cost alone
    A Mark Fendrick
    Departments of Internal Medicine and Health Management and Policy, Center for Value Based Insurance Design, University of Michigan, 300 North Ingalls Bldg, Rm 7E06, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0429, USA
    Am J Manag Care 15:S277-83. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Applying value-based insurance design to low-value health services
    A Mark Fendrick
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:2017-21. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Payer type and the returns to bypass surgery: evidence from hospital entry behavior
    Michael Chernew
    Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan and NBER, Ann Arbor 48109 2029, USA
    J Health Econ 21:451-74. 2002
  9. pmc Supplemental coverage associated with more rapid spending growth for Medicare beneficiaries
    Ezra Golberstein
    Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 32:873-81. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Value-based insurance design: aligning incentives to bridge the divide between quality improvement and cost containment
    A Mark Fendrick
    Departments of Internal Medicine and Health Management and Policy, Center for Value Based Insurance Design, University of Michigan, 300 N Ingalls Bldg, Rm 7E06, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0429, USA
    Am J Manag Care 12:SP5-SP10. 2006

Detail Information

Publications38

  1. ncbi request reprint Disability and health care spending among medicare beneficiaries
    Michael E Chernew
    Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 24:W5R42-52. 2005
    ..Using estimates of spending trends by disability category, we project that the cost savings associated with improved disability rates will not dramatically slow Medicare spending in the long run...
  2. ncbi request reprint Quality and employers' choice of health plans
    Michael Chernew
    Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan, M3118, SPH 2, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    J Health Econ 23:471-92. 2004
    ..Our results are consistent with the view that large employers are responsive to the interests of their employees...
  3. ncbi request reprint Achieving value in healthcare
    Michael E Chernew
    School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich 48109 2029, USA
    Am J Manag Care 11:138-9. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Rising out-of-pocket costs in disease management programs
    Michael E Chernew
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Am J Manag Care 12:150-4. 2006
    ..To document the rise in copayments for patients in disease management programs and to call attention to the inherent conflicts that exist between these 2 approaches to benefit design...
  5. ncbi request reprint "Fiscally responsible, clinically sensitive" cost sharing: contain costs while preserving quality
    A Mark Fendrick
    Departments of Internal Medicine and Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich, USA E mail
    Am J Manag Care 13:325-7. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Value-based insurance design: embracing value over cost alone
    A Mark Fendrick
    Departments of Internal Medicine and Health Management and Policy, Center for Value Based Insurance Design, University of Michigan, 300 North Ingalls Bldg, Rm 7E06, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0429, USA
    Am J Manag Care 15:S277-83. 2009
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Applying value-based insurance design to low-value health services
    A Mark Fendrick
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:2017-21. 2010
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Payer type and the returns to bypass surgery: evidence from hospital entry behavior
    Michael Chernew
    Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan and NBER, Ann Arbor 48109 2029, USA
    J Health Econ 21:451-74. 2002
    ..Medicaid appears to reimburse less than average variable costs. HMOs essentially pay at average variable costs, though the return varies inversely with competition...
  9. pmc Supplemental coverage associated with more rapid spending growth for Medicare beneficiaries
    Ezra Golberstein
    Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 32:873-81. 2013
    ..Our results are consistent with the belief that current trends away from generous employer-sponsored supplemental coverage and efforts to restrict the generosity of supplemental coverage may slow spending growth...
  10. ncbi request reprint Value-based insurance design: aligning incentives to bridge the divide between quality improvement and cost containment
    A Mark Fendrick
    Departments of Internal Medicine and Health Management and Policy, Center for Value Based Insurance Design, University of Michigan, 300 N Ingalls Bldg, Rm 7E06, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0429, USA
    Am J Manag Care 12:SP5-SP10. 2006
    ....
  11. doi request reprint CT angiography is cost-effective for confirmation of internal carotid artery occlusions
    Devin L Brown
    Stroke Program, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5855, USA
    J Neuroimaging 18:355-9. 2008
    ..We determined the cost-effectiveness of CTA versus catheter angiography for confirming an ICA occlusion first suggested by carotid ultrasound...
  12. ncbi request reprint Barriers to constraining health care cost growth
    Michael E Chernew
    Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 23:122-8. 2004
    ..The policy focus should be directed toward encouraging value...
  13. ncbi request reprint Increased spending on health care: how much can the United States afford?
    Michael E Chernew
    Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 22:15-25. 2003
    ..The value of care, which determines willingness to pay, and distributional issues are more important than our ability as a society to pay for care...
  14. ncbi request reprint Out-of-pocket health-care expenditures among older Americans with cancer
    Kenneth M Langa
    Division of General Medicine Department of Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Value Health 7:186-94. 2004
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Informal caregiving for diabetes and diabetic complications among elderly americans
    Kenneth M Langa
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 0429, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 57:S177-86. 2002
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint What is the price of life and why doesn't it increase at the rate of inflation?
    Peter A Ubel
    University of Michigan Health Systems 300 N Ingalls, Room 7C27 Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0429, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:1637-41. 2003
  17. ncbi request reprint Chronic illness, treatment choice and workforce participation
    Richard A Hirth
    Department of Health Policy and Management, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 109 S Observatory, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Int J Health Care Finance Econ 3:167-81. 2003
    ..However, the effect size is considerably smaller than in models that do not consider the joint nature of these choices...
  18. pmc Effect of Medicare home health care payment on informal care
    Ezra Golberstein
    University of Michigan, Department of Health Management and Policy, USA
    Inquiry 46:58-71. 2009
    ..Home care payment policies should recognize these effects, balancing costs of the program with the desire to protect families from the burdens associated with providing informal home care...
  19. ncbi request reprint Insurers' competitive strategy and enrollment in newly offered preferred provider organizations (PPOs)
    Richard A Hirth
    Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 109 S Observatory, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Inquiry 44:400-11. 2007
    ..Because PPOs drew few enrollees from health maintenance organizations (HMOs), there was little evidence of a backlash against managed care in the context of the University of Michigan employee group...
  20. ncbi request reprint Role of initial NSAID choice and patient risk factors in the prevention of NSAID gastropathy: a decision analysis
    A Mark Fendrick
    Consortium for Health Outcomes, Innovation, and Cost Effectiveness Studies CHOICES, University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 47:36-43. 2002
    ..To investigate the role of initial nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug (NSAID) choice in the prevention of NSAID gastropathy, based on relative clinical and economic effects...
  21. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic testing or empirical neuraminidase inhibitor therapy for patients with influenza-like illness: what a difference a day makes
    Susan G Blitz
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, USA
    Am J Manag Care 8:221-7. 2002
    ..To determine the clinical and economic trade-offs of available diagnostic and treatment options for patients with suspected influenza infection...
  22. pmc Impact of fixed-dose combination drugs on adherence to prescription medications
    Feng Pan
    Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:611-4. 2008
    ..The inverse correlation between the complexity of a drug regimen and medication adherence is well established. Fixed-dose combination (FDC) therapies are hypothesized to enhance compliance by decreasing the number of required pills...
  23. pmc A controlled trial of value-based insurance design - The MHealthy: Focus on Diabetes (FOD) trial
    Alicen Spaulding
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Implement Sci 4:19. 2009
    ..This program has the potential for broad dissemination to other employers and insurers wishing to improve the value of their health care spending...
  24. pmc The cost-effectiveness of early noninvasive ventilation for ALS patients
    Kirsten L Gruis
    Department of Neurology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 5:58. 2005
    ..We therefore used a cost-utility analysis to determine a priori what magnitude of health-related quality of life (HRQL) improvement early NIPPV initiation would need to achieve to be cost-effective in a future clinical trial...
  25. ncbi request reprint Univariate solutions in a multivariate world: can we afford to practice as in the "good old days"?
    Laurence F McMahon
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, 300 North Ingalls, Suite 7C27, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0429, USA
    Am J Manag Care 11:473-6. 2005
  26. ncbi request reprint Opening of specialty cardiac hospitals and use of coronary revascularization in medicare beneficiaries
    Brahmajee K Nallamothu
    VA Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Ann Arbor, Mich, USA
    JAMA 297:962-8. 2007
    ..Although proponents argue that specialty cardiac hospitals provide high-quality cost-efficient care, strong financial incentives for physicians at these facilities could result in greater procedure utilization...
  27. ncbi request reprint Overlap in HMO physician networks
    Michael E Chernew
    University of Michigan School of Public Health, Department of Health Management and Policy, Ann Arbor, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 23:91-101. 2004
    ..Overlap ranges from an upper quartile of 69 percent to a lower quartile of 34 percent. Group/staff-model HMOs have little overlap, while younger plans, for-profit plans, and plans in small markets have greater overlap...
  28. ncbi request reprint Worker preferences, sorting and aggregate patterns of health insurance coverage
    Richard A Hirth
    Department of Health Management and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, 109 S Observatory, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109 2029, USA
    Int J Health Care Finance Econ 6:259-77. 2006
    ..Extrapolating from the analysis sample, these involuntarily uninsured workers and their uninsured dependents may represent up to one in six uninsured individuals in the United States...
  29. ncbi request reprint What does the RAND Health Insurance Experiment tell us about the impact of patient cost sharing on health outcomes?
    Michael E Chernew
    Department of Health Policy, Harvard University Medical School, 180 Longwood Ave, Ste 207, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Manag Care 14:412-4. 2008
  30. ncbi request reprint Confronting hysteria: a reply to Fairman and Curtiss
    Michael E Chernew
    J Manag Care Pharm 14:324-6; author reply 326-8. 2008
  31. ncbi request reprint Value-based insurance design
    Michael E Chernew
    Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:w195-203. 2007
    ..This paper makes the case for VBID and outlines current VBID initiatives in the private sector as well as barriers to further adoption...
  32. ncbi request reprint Value-based insurance design: a "clinically sensitive" approach to preserve quality of care and contain costs
    A Mark Fendrick
    Am J Manag Care 12:18-20. 2006
  33. pmc Crowd-out in the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP): incidence, enrollee characteristics and experiences, and potential impact on New York's SCHIP
    Laura P Shone
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Nursing, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 777, Rochester, NY, USA
    Health Serv Res 43:419-34. 2008
    ..The extent to which the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) crowds our private insurance is poorly understood...
  34. doi request reprint Impact of decreasing copayments on medication adherence within a disease management environment
    Michael E Chernew
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:103-12. 2008
    ..The results demonstrate the potential for copayment reductions for highly valued services to increase medication adherence above the effects of existing DM programs...
  35. ncbi request reprint The impact of the adoption of gag laws on trust in the patient-physician relationship
    Mitesh S Patel
    University of Michigan Medical School, USA
    J Health Polit Policy Law 32:819-42. 2007
    ....
  36. pmc Value-based insurance design: a "clinically sensitive, fiscally responsible" approach to mitigate the adverse clinical effects of high-deductible consumer-directed health plans
    A Mark Fendrick
    J Gen Intern Med 22:890-1. 2007
  37. ncbi request reprint Case management: effects of improved risk and value information
    William G Weissert
    Department of Political Science, Florida State University, 234 Bellamy Hall, Tallahassee, FL 32306 2230, USA
    Gerontologist 43:797-805. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the impact on resource use of providing case managers with information on the potential for patients to benefit from home care services...
  38. ncbi request reprint Taking stock at 2 years--continuing the journey
    A Mark Fendrick
    Am J Manag Care 10:585-6. 2004