Affiliation: University of California
- Medicaid coverage for tobacco-dependence treatmentsHelen A Halpin
Center for Health and Public Policy Studies, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 25:550-6. 2006..Overall, the coverage increases indicate a growing awareness of the treatments' importance for the health of Medicaid recipients, although further expansions are still needed...
- The costs and effectiveness of different benefit designs for treating tobacco dependence: results from a randomized trialHelen Ann Halpin
Center for Health and Public Policy Studies, School of Public Health, University of California, 140 Warren Hall, 7360, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
Inquiry 43:54-65. 2006..Therefore, costs rose with no increase in quit rates when proactive telephone counseling was added to coverage of pharmacotherapy, regardless of benefit design...
- The demand for health insurance coverage for tobacco dependence treatments: support for a benefit mandate and willingness to payHelen Ann Halpin
Center for Health and Public Policy Studies, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
Nicotine Tob Res 9:1269-76. 2007..These findings have important policy implications for a state health insurance mandate to cover tobacco dependence treatments...
- Mandatory public reporting of hospital-acquired infection rates: a report from CaliforniaHelen A Halpin
School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 30:723-9. 2011..California's baseline data also present a unique opportunity to assess the impact of mandatory and public reporting laws...
- Hospital adoption of automated surveillance technology and the implementation of infection prevention and control programsHelen Halpin
School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
Am J Infect Control 39:270-6. 2011..Our hypothesis is that hospitals that use AST have made more progress implementing infection control practices than hospitals that rely on manual surveillance...