Jon Gabel

Summary

Affiliation: University of Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint More than half of individual health plans offer coverage that falls short of what can be sold through exchanges as of 2014
    Jon R Gabel
    Health Care Research Department at NORC at the University of Chicago, in Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 31:1339-48. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Trends in the golden state: small-group premiums rise sharply while actuarial values for individual coverage plummet
    Jon Gabel
    NORC, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:w488-99. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Report from Massachusetts: employers largely support health care reform, and few signs of crowd-out appear
    Jon R Gabel
    NORC, University of Chicago, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:w13-23. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Where do I send thee? Does physician-ownership affect referral patterns to ambulatory surgery centers?
    Jon R Gabel
    University of Chicago in Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:w165-74. 2008
  5. doi request reprint After the mandates: Massachusetts employers continue to support health reform as more firms offer coverage
    Jon R Gabel
    NORC, Washington, D C, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:w566-75. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Obesity and the workplace: current programs and attitudes among employers and employees
    Jon R Gabel
    NORC in Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:46-56. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Trends in underinsurance and the affordability of employer coverage, 2004-2007
    Jon R Gabel
    National Opinion Research Center NORC, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:w595-606. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Taxing cadillac health plans may produce Chevy results
    Jon Gabel
    National Opinion Research Center, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:174-81. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Does the Congressional Budget Office underestimate savings from reform? A review of the historical record
    Jon R Gabel
    National Opinion Research Center NORC, USA
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 76:1-10. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Substance abuse benefits: still limited after all these years
    Jon R Gabel
    NORC, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:w474-82. 2007

Detail Information

Publications35

  1. doi request reprint More than half of individual health plans offer coverage that falls short of what can be sold through exchanges as of 2014
    Jon R Gabel
    Health Care Research Department at NORC at the University of Chicago, in Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 31:1339-48. 2012
    ..Combined with a ban on medical underwriting, the individual insurance market in a post-health reform world will sharply contrast with the market of past decades...
  2. ncbi request reprint Trends in the golden state: small-group premiums rise sharply while actuarial values for individual coverage plummet
    Jon Gabel
    NORC, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:w488-99. 2007
    ..In the small-group market, premiums rose more than 50 percent from 2003 to 2006, but the proportion of claims paid by insurers for a standardized population remained constant...
  3. ncbi request reprint Report from Massachusetts: employers largely support health care reform, and few signs of crowd-out appear
    Jon R Gabel
    NORC, University of Chicago, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:w13-23. 2008
    ..Only 24 percent of employers with 3-50 workers are familiar with the Connector purchasing pool. About 3 percent of Massachusetts small employers intend to drop coverage, similar to national figures...
  4. doi request reprint Where do I send thee? Does physician-ownership affect referral patterns to ambulatory surgery centers?
    Jon R Gabel
    University of Chicago in Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:w165-74. 2008
    ..Findings indicate that physicians at physician-owned facilities are more likely than other physicians to refer well-insured patients to their facilities and route Medicaid patients to hospital outpatient clinics...
  5. doi request reprint After the mandates: Massachusetts employers continue to support health reform as more firms offer coverage
    Jon R Gabel
    NORC, Washington, D C, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:w566-75. 2008
    ..Massachusetts employers are less likely than employers nationally to indicate plans to terminate coverage or restrict eligibility for health benefits, which suggests that crowd-out is not occurring...
  6. doi request reprint Obesity and the workplace: current programs and attitudes among employers and employees
    Jon R Gabel
    NORC in Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:46-56. 2009
    ..Employers and employees view weight management programs as appropriate and effective. Employers want programs to pay for themselves, whereas employees are willing to pay higher premiums for them...
  7. doi request reprint Trends in underinsurance and the affordability of employer coverage, 2004-2007
    Jon R Gabel
    National Opinion Research Center NORC, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:w595-606. 2009
    ..For people at 200 percent of poverty, the percentage spending more than 10 percent of their income out of pocket on premiums plus services increased from 13 percent to 18 percent...
  8. doi request reprint Taxing cadillac health plans may produce Chevy results
    Jon Gabel
    National Opinion Research Center, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:174-81. 2010
    ..1 percent of this variation. Industry type and medical costs in the region also play a role. Most variation in premiums, however, remains largely unexplained...
  9. ncbi request reprint Does the Congressional Budget Office underestimate savings from reform? A review of the historical record
    Jon R Gabel
    National Opinion Research Center NORC, USA
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 76:1-10. 2010
    ..In contrasting actual spending with predicted spending, CBO, in all three cases, substantially underestimated savings from these reform measures...
  10. ncbi request reprint Substance abuse benefits: still limited after all these years
    Jon R Gabel
    NORC, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:w474-82. 2007
    ..These limits generally do not exist for other medical conditions and have increased since 1990...
  11. ncbi request reprint Generosity and adjusted premiums in job-based insurance: Hawaii is up, Wyoming is down
    Jon Gabel
    Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:832-43. 2006
    ..They are 25 percent higher in indemnity plans and 18 percent higher in preferred provider organizations than in health maintenance organizations. The generosity of coverage increased from 1997 to 2002...
  12. ncbi request reprint Health benefits in 2007: premium increases fall to an eight-year low, while offer rates and enrollment remain stable
    Gary Claxton
    Health Care Marketplace Project, Henry J Kaiser Family Foundation KFF, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:1407-16. 2007
    ..Despite the comparatively modest increase in premiums during a period of strong economic growth, the percentage of workers obtaining coverage from their employer remained statistically unchanged...
  13. ncbi request reprint Health benefits in 2006: premium increases moderate, enrollment in consumer-directed health plans remains modest
    Gary Claxton
    Henry J Kaiser Family Foundation, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:w476-85. 2006
    ..About 4 percent of workers are enrolled in high-deductible health plans with savings options. The percentage of workers covered by their own employer did not statistically change from 2005 to 2006...
  14. ncbi request reprint Health benefits in 2003: premiums reach thirteen-year high as employers adopt new forms of cost sharing
    Jon Gabel
    Health Systems Studies, Health Research and Educational Trust, Washington, D C, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 22:117-26. 2003
    ..There was no change in the percentage of employers offering health plans to their workers. Employers indicate little confidence in any future strategies for controlling health care costs...
  15. ncbi request reprint Health benefits in 2005: premium increases slow down, coverage continues to erode
    Jon Gabel
    Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington, D C, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 24:1273-80. 2005
    ..Enrollment in preferred provider organizations (PPOs) grew from 55 percent in 2004 to 61 percent in 2005, while enrollment in health maintenance organizations (HMOs) fell from 25 percent to 21 percent of the total...
  16. ncbi request reprint What high-deductible plans look like: findings from a national survey of employers, 2005
    Gary Claxton
    Henry J Kaiser Family Foundation KFF, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2005
    ..One in three employers offering a high-deductible health plan that is HSA-qualified do not contribute to HSAs established by their workers...
  17. ncbi request reprint Individual insurance: how much financial protection does it provide?
    Jon Gabel
    Health Research and Educational Trust HRET, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2002
    ..At 200 percent of poverty, the top 25 percent of health care users with individual coverage would spend 11 percent of their income for out-of-pocket health care expenses, as opposed to 6 percent for persons with group coverage...
  18. ncbi request reprint Health benefits in 2004: four years of double-digit premium increases take their toll on coverage
    Jon Gabel
    Health Research and Educational Trust in Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 23:200-9. 2004
    ..The worst of the current round of premium inflation appears to be over, but employers plan to increase employee cost sharing next year [corrected]..
  19. ncbi request reprint Employers' views on incremental measures to expand health coverage
    Heidi Whitmore
    Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:1668-78. 2006
    ..Both support policies that would require additional administrative action as opposed to greater financial commitment on the part of firms in expanding coverage...
  20. ncbi request reprint Job-based health benefits in 2002: some important trends
    Jon Gabel
    Health Research and Educational Trust, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 21:143-51. 2002
    ..Because increasing claims expenses rather than the underwriting cycle are the major driver of rising premiums, double-digit growth appears likely to continue...
  21. ncbi request reprint Potentially inappropriate medication use by Medicaid+Choice beneficiaries in the last year of life
    Cheryl Fahlman
    Mathematica Policy Research, Inc, Washington, DC 20024, USA
    J Palliat Med 10:686-95. 2007
    ..Regardless of the payer and the period studied the prevalence of potentially inappropriate medication use in the elderly ranged from 21% to 40%...
  22. ncbi request reprint Prescription drug spending for Medicare+Choice beneficiaries in the last year of life
    Cheryl Fahlman
    Center for Health System Change, Washington, D C 20024, USA
    J Palliat Med 9:884-93. 2006
    ..In 2006, Medicare implemented its prescription benefit plan. Therefore, insights into medication costs at the end of life may help guide clinicians to navigate Medicare Part D coverage for chronically ill individuals...
  23. ncbi request reprint Self-insurance in times of growing and retreating managed care
    Jon R Gabel
    Health System Studies, Health Research and Educational Trust HRET, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 22:202-10. 2003
    ..Cost sharing is somewhat lower in self-insured PPO plans. During periods of rapid inflation, premiums increase more slowly for self-insured than for fully insured plans...
  24. ncbi request reprint Employers' contradictory views about consumer-driven health care: results from a national survey
    Jon R Gabel
    Health Systems Studies, Health Research and Educational Trust, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2004
    ..Interest in HRAs is greatest among the largest U.S. employers. The percentage of covered workers who can choose an HRA plan should grow dramatically during the next two years...
  25. doi request reprint Health benefits in 2008: premiums moderately higher, while enrollment in consumer-directed plans rises in small firms
    Gary Claxton
    Henry J Kaiser Family Foundation KFF in Washington, D C, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:w492-502. 2008
    ..Deductibles in preferred provider organizations, the plan type with the largest enrollment, increased from 2007 levels. This paper also provides new insights into firms' offering wellness programs and retiree health benefits...
  26. ncbi request reprint Tracking health care costs: growth accelerates again in 2001
    Bradley C Strunk
    Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2002
    ..Early evidence from 2002 suggests that health care cost trends are now beginning to slow, possibly setting the stage for more moderate premium growth in the future...
  27. ncbi request reprint The next wave in payment looms. Consumer-driven health plans confer new risks on patients and providers
    Jon Gabel
    Health Research and Educational Trust, Washington, DC, USA
    Mod Healthc 33:23. 2003
  28. ncbi request reprint Tracking health care costs
    Bradley C Strunk
    Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2001
    ..If these trends continue, likely responses by employers would lead to consumers' facing higher out-of-pocket costs and an increase in the number of uninsured persons...
  29. ncbi request reprint Consumer-driven health plans: are they more than talk now?
    Jon R Gabel
    Health Research and Educational Trust, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2002
    ..We find that these health plans are now a central pillar of health insurers' business strategy and that an estimated 1.5 million persons are enrolled in them...
  30. ncbi request reprint Employer-sponsored insurance: how much financial protection does it provide?
    Jon R Gabel
    Health Research and Education Trust, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 59:440-54. 2002
    ..Individuals who incur high costs pay a smaller share of the bill than do those with lower levels of spending. The generosity of employer-sponsored plans increased slightly in the 1990s...
  31. ncbi request reprint Trends in retiree health benefits
    Lauren A McCormack
    RTI International, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 21:169-76. 2002
    ..Indemnity enrollment remains strong among retirees, and employers are cautious about Medicare+Choice because of continuing plan withdrawals. Numerous indicators point to a further and accelerating decline in retiree coverage...
  32. pmc Health benefits offer rates: is there a nonresponse bias?
    Jeremy D Pickreign
    Health Research and Educational Trust, One Empire Drive, Rensselaer, New York 12144, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:401-11. 2005
    ..To determine whether a nonresponse bias exists in the offer rate for health benefits in firms with fewer than 50 workers and to present a simple adjustment to correct for observed bias...
  33. ncbi request reprint Design of mental health benefits: still unequal after all these years
    Colleen L Barry
    Department of Health Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 22:127-37. 2003
    ..We attempt to synthesize these data with prior research as a foundation for informed debates...
  34. ncbi request reprint Retiree health insurance: recent trends and tomorrow's prospects
    Lauren A McCormack
    University of Wisconsin at Madison, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 23:17-34. 2002
    ..The forces discouraging its growth--rising premium costs, a slower economy, judicial challenges, and an uncertain Medicare+Choice (M+C) program and policy agenda--far outweigh the forces likely to encourage expansion...
  35. pmc Tales from the new frontier: pioneers' experiences with consumer-driven health care
    Anthony T Lo Sasso
    Institute for Policy Research, Northwestern University, 2040 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Health Serv Res 39:1071-90. 2004
    ..To conduct site visits to study the early experiences of firms offering consumer-driven health care (CDHC) plans to their employees and firms that provide CDHC products...