M V Pauly

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Valuing reductions in on-the-job illness: 'presenteeism' from managerial and economic perspectives
    Mark V Pauly
    Health Care Systems Department, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Health Econ 17:469-85. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Impact of Maine's Medicaid drug formulary change on non-Medicaid markets: spillover effects of a restrictive drug formulary
    Y Richard Wang
    Public Policy Department AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, FOC 3 CE 317, 1800 Concord Pike, Wilmington, DE 19850 5437, USA
    Am J Manag Care 9:686-96. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint What if technology never stops improving? Medicare's future under continuous cost increases
    Mark V Pauly
    Health Care Systems Department, Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, USA
    Wash Lee Law Rev 60:1233-50. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Is health insurance affordable for the uninsured?
    M Kate Bundorf
    Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford University School of Medicine, Redwood Building, RM 108, Stanford, CA 94305 5405, United States
    J Health Econ 25:650-73. 2006
  5. doi request reprint A randomized, controlled trial of financial incentives for smoking cessation
    Kevin G Volpp
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Philadelphia, USA
    N Engl J Med 360:699-709. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Accountable care organizations and kidney disease care: health reform innovation or more same-old, same-old?
    Mark V Pauly
    Health Care Management Department, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 19104, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 60:524-9. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Competition in medical services and the quality of care: concepts and history
    Mark V Pauly
    Department of Health Care Systems, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 208 Colonial Penn Center, 3641 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Int J Health Care Finance Econ 4:113-30. 2004
  8. pmc The problems with estimates
    Mark V Pauly
    Department of Health Care Systems, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Room 208, Colonial Penn Center, 3641 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Milbank Q 81:155-9; discussion 165-7. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Spillovers and vulnerability: the case of community uninsurance
    Mark V Pauly
    Department of Health Care Systems, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:1304-14. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Risk pooling and regulation: policy and reality in today's individual health insurance market
    Mark V Pauly
    Health Care Systems Department, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:770-9. 2007

Research Grants

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Publications70

  1. ncbi request reprint Valuing reductions in on-the-job illness: 'presenteeism' from managerial and economic perspectives
    Mark V Pauly
    Health Care Systems Department, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Health Econ 17:469-85. 2008
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  2. ncbi request reprint Impact of Maine's Medicaid drug formulary change on non-Medicaid markets: spillover effects of a restrictive drug formulary
    Y Richard Wang
    Public Policy Department AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, FOC 3 CE 317, 1800 Concord Pike, Wilmington, DE 19850 5437, USA
    Am J Manag Care 9:686-96. 2003
    ..Market penetration of HMOs affect physician practice styles for non-HMO patients...
  3. ncbi request reprint What if technology never stops improving? Medicare's future under continuous cost increases
    Mark V Pauly
    Health Care Systems Department, Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, USA
    Wash Lee Law Rev 60:1233-50. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Is health insurance affordable for the uninsured?
    M Kate Bundorf
    Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford University School of Medicine, Redwood Building, RM 108, Stanford, CA 94305 5405, United States
    J Health Econ 25:650-73. 2006
    ..We find that, depending on the definition, health insurance was affordable to between one-quarter and three-quarters of the uninsured in the United States in 2000...
  5. doi request reprint A randomized, controlled trial of financial incentives for smoking cessation
    Kevin G Volpp
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Philadelphia, USA
    N Engl J Med 360:699-709. 2009
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  6. doi request reprint Accountable care organizations and kidney disease care: health reform innovation or more same-old, same-old?
    Mark V Pauly
    Health Care Management Department, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 19104, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 60:524-9. 2012
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Competition in medical services and the quality of care: concepts and history
    Mark V Pauly
    Department of Health Care Systems, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 208 Colonial Penn Center, 3641 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Int J Health Care Finance Econ 4:113-30. 2004
    ..Overall competition in the hospital industry has declined modestly in recent years, but competition in markets for more generously reimbursed specific services, such as coronary artery bypass grafting, has increased...
  8. pmc The problems with estimates
    Mark V Pauly
    Department of Health Care Systems, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Room 208, Colonial Penn Center, 3641 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Milbank Q 81:155-9; discussion 165-7. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Spillovers and vulnerability: the case of community uninsurance
    Mark V Pauly
    Department of Health Care Systems, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:1304-14. 2007
    ..The size of such spillover benefits is reduced if the local market is large enough to be segmented based on insurance status...
  10. ncbi request reprint Risk pooling and regulation: policy and reality in today's individual health insurance market
    Mark V Pauly
    Health Care Systems Department, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:770-9. 2007
    ..The effect on risk pooling is small because of the large amount of risk pooling in unregulated individual insurance...
  11. ncbi request reprint Risks and benefits in health care: the view from economics
    Mark V Pauly
    Health Care Systems, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:653-62. 2007
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  12. ncbi request reprint Private health insurance in developing countries
    Mark V Pauly
    Health Care Systems Department, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:369-79. 2006
    ..The potential efficiency gains from greater use of voluntary private insurance seem large, but there are a number of possible impediments to the emergence of such insurance...
  13. ncbi request reprint Competition and new technology
    Mark V Pauly
    Department of Health Care Systems, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 24:1523-35. 2005
    ..Legal impediments, physician resistance, and membership turnover are all possible obstacles. Further thought should be given to making technology policy an explicit dimension of plan competition...
  14. ncbi request reprint Improving vaccine supply and development: who needs what?
    Mark V Pauly
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 24:680-9. 2005
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  15. ncbi request reprint Means-testing in Medicare
    Mark V Pauly
    Health Care Systems Department, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2004
    ..It proposes a strategy in which future Medicare beneficiaries with higher incomes will pay for cost-increasing but quality-improving new technology, possibly with prefunding that begins before retirement...
  16. ncbi request reprint Death spiral or euthanasia? The demise of generous group health insurance coverage
    Mark V Pauly
    Department of Health Care Systems, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Room 208 Colonial Penn Center, 3641 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Inquiry 44:412-27. 2007
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  17. doi request reprint How risky is individual health insurance?
    Mark V Pauly
    Health Care Systems Department, Wharton School, at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:w242-9. 2008
    ..We attribute these results to the offsetting effects of high loadings and guaranteed renewability in the individual market...
  18. ncbi request reprint A general model of the impact of absenteeism on employers and employees
    Mark V Pauly
    Health Care Systems Department, The Wharton School, 3641 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6218, USA
    Health Econ 11:221-31. 2002
    ..In the long run, workers are likely to bear much of the incidence of the costs associated with absenteeism, and therefore be the likely beneficiaries of any reduction in absenteeism...
  19. doi request reprint Analysis & commentary: The trade-off among quality, quantity, and cost: how to make it--if we must
    Mark V Pauly
    Department of Health Care Management, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:574-80. 2011
    ..Perhaps a little less quality for a lot less money might be acceptable to consumers and taxpayers, as we work to keep medical spending from siphoning off funds required for other needs...
  20. doi request reprint How private, voluntary health insurance can work in developing countries
    Mark V Pauly
    Department of Health Care Management at Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:1778-87. 2009
    ..Spending varies by income, so insurance markets should be segmented by income...
  21. doi request reprint Is it time to reexamine the patent system's role in spending growth?
    Mark V Pauly
    Health Care Management Department, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:1466-74. 2009
    ..To lower long-run spending growth, it may be necessary to change patent policy by reducing the term of patent life or linking spending growth targets to net benefits from patented products...
  22. ncbi request reprint Would you like suspenders to go with that belt? An analysis of optimal combinations of cost sharing and managed care
    M V Pauly
    Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104 6218, USA
    J Health Econ 18:443-58. 1999
    ..The model is extended to the case in which provider cost sharing is also used...
  23. doi request reprint 'We aren't quite as good, but we sure are cheap': prospects for disruptive innovation in medical care and insurance markets
    Mark V Pauly
    Department of Health Care Systems at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:1349-52. 2008
    ..The applicability of this concept is quite limited but, given sufficient changes in framing and regulating, might be helpful in the future...
  24. ncbi request reprint An efficient employer strategy for dealing with adverse selection in multiple-plan offerings: an MSA example
    M V Pauly
    Health Care Systems Department, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104 6218, USA
    J Health Econ 19:513-28. 2000
    ..The efficiency gains from adding the MSA/catastrophic health insurance plan (CHP) option are positive but small, and the adverse consequences for high risks under an efficient employee premium are also small...
  25. doi request reprint The evolution of health insurance in India and China
    Mark V Pauly
    Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:1016-9. 2008
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  26. doi request reprint Moral hazard in insurance, value-based cost sharing, and the benefits of blissful ignorance
    Mark V Pauly
    Health Care Systems Department, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 3641 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6218, United States
    J Health Econ 27:1407-17. 2008
    ..Value-based cost sharing can be superior to providing information (even if the cost of information is minimal) when patient demands fall short of informed demands. An extended numerical example illustrates these points...
  27. doi request reprint Blending better ingredients for health reform
    Mark V Pauly
    Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:w482-91. 2008
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  28. ncbi request reprint Adverse selection and the challenges to stand-alone prescription drug insurance
    Mark V Pauly
    University of Pennsylvania, USA
    Front Health Policy Res 7:55-74. 2004
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  29. ncbi request reprint Modeling the cost-effectiveness of granulocyte colony-stimulating factor use in early-stage breast cancer
    J H Silber
    University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center and the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA
    J Clin Oncol 16:2435-44. 1998
    ..To model the cost-effectiveness (CE) of granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF) in early-stage breast cancer when its use is directed to those most in need of the medication...
  30. pmc Insurance incentives for ambulatory surgery
    M V Pauly
    Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104
    Health Serv Res 27:813-39. 1993
    ..There are other patient and market characteristics, especially the availability of freestanding surgery firms, that do influence the location of surgery...
  31. ncbi request reprint Should we be worried about high real medical spending growth in the United States?
    Mark V Pauly
    Department of Health Care Systems, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2003
    ..Problems are more severe for public-sector spending, for the uninsured, and for those responding to distorted incentives...
  32. ncbi request reprint The nongroup health insurance market: short on facts, long on opinions and policy disputes
    Mark V Pauly
    Health Care Systems Department, Wharton School University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2002
    ..We conclude that the individual market works acceptably well for about 80 percent of potential buyers, but its performance for the remaining 20 percent of low-income or high-risk persons is controversial...
  33. ncbi request reprint Insurance and new technology: from hospital to drugstore
    P M Danzon
    Health Care Systems Department, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 20:86-100. 2001
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  34. ncbi request reprint The Medicare mix: efficient and inefficient combinations of social and private health insurance for U.S. elderly
    M V Pauly
    Health Care Systems Department, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    J Health Care Finance 26:26-37. 2000
    ..Recent Medicare reforms have helped with the first problem, but the second remains to be solved...
  35. ncbi request reprint From hospital to drugstore: insurance and the shift to outpatient care
    P M Danzon
    University of Pennsylvania, USA
    LDI Issue Brief 7:1-4. 2001
    ..examine the shift from inpatient to outpatient care in the last 20 years,and ask two broad questions: to what extent was this shift encouraged by changes in insurance, and to what extent was insurance coverage influenced by this shift?..
  36. ncbi request reprint HMO behavior and stock market valuation: what does Wall Street reward and punish?
    M V Pauly
    Health Care Systems Department, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    J Health Care Finance 28:7-15. 2001
    ..This analysis supports the view that competitive HMO markets best constrain profits to investor-owned firms...
  37. ncbi request reprint The new Medicare drug benefit: much ado about little?
    Mark V Pauly
    The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    LDI Issue Brief 9:1-6. 2004
    ..It explores the likely effect of the coverage on overall use of and spending for prescription drugs and considers whether any additional use is likely to represent needed care that had been forgone because of a cost barrier...
  38. ncbi request reprint Access to conventional medical care and the use of complementary and alternative medicine
    José A Pagán
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 24:255-62. 2005
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  39. ncbi request reprint Life insurance and breast cancer risk assessment: adverse selection, genetic testing decisions, and discrimination
    Katrina Armstrong
    Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 120:359-64. 2003
    ..Although fear of insurance discrimination is associated with the decision not to undergo BRCA1/2 testing, there was no evidence of actual insurance discrimination from BRCA1/2 testing...
  40. pmc Short- and long-term mortality after an acute illness for elderly whites and blacks
    Daniel Polsky
    VA Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Department of General Internal Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Health Serv Res 43:1388-402. 2008
    ..To estimate racial differences in mortality at 30 days and up to 2 years following a hospital admission for the elderly with common medical conditions...
  41. ncbi request reprint Is lower 30-day mortality posthospital admission among blacks unique to the Veterans Affairs health care system?
    Daniel Polsky
    VA Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Pittsburgh, PA 19104, USA
    Med Care 45:1083-9. 2007
    ..However, no studies have directly compared racial differences in mortality within 30 days of hospitalization between the VA and non-VA facilities in the US health care system...
  42. ncbi request reprint Market reform in New Jersey and quality of care: a cautionary tale
    Kevin G M Volpp
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    LDI Issue Brief 8:1-4. 2003
    ..The findings serve as a reminder that cost-constraining reforms may reduce the quality of care, particularly for uninsured and other vulnerable populations...
  43. pmc P4P4P: an agenda for research on pay-for-performance for patients
    Kevin G Volpp
    Center for Health Incentives, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:206-14. 2009
    ..Patient-targeted incentives have great potential, and systematic testing will help determine how they can best be used to improve population health...
  44. ncbi request reprint Medicare drug coverage and moral hazard
    Mark V Pauly
    Department of Health Care Systems, University of Pennsylvania s Wharton School, Philadelphia, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 23:113-22. 2004
    ..Thus, from the viewpoint of improvements in health, national spending on drugs, or pharmaceutical firm revenues, effects are small. The effects of such programs on Medicare's fiscal future are much more important...
  45. ncbi request reprint Comprehensive discharge planning and home follow-up of hospitalized elders: a randomized clinical trial
    M D Naylor
    School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    JAMA 281:613-20. 1999
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  46. ncbi request reprint 10 myths of the uninsured
    Mark V Pauly
    Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    AHIP Cover 45:16-20, 22. 2004
  47. ncbi request reprint Competitive behavior in the HMO marketplace
    Mark V Pauly
    Health Care Systems Department, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 21:194-202. 2002
    ..Neither the proportion of HMO enrollees in for-profit HMOs nor HMO market penetration was significantly related to profit rates...
  48. ncbi request reprint First-cycle blood counts and subsequent neutropenia, dose reduction, or delay in early-stage breast cancer therapy
    J H Silber
    University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center and the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, Department of Pediatrics and Medicine, School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA
    J Clin Oncol 16:2392-400. 1998
    ..This work reports on the construction of a model of neutropenia, dose reduction, or delay that rank-orders patients according to their need for costly supportive care such as granulocyte growth factors...
  49. ncbi request reprint Conflict and compromise over tradeoffs in universal health insurance plans
    Mark V Pauly
    Insurance and Risk Management, Business and Public Policy, and Economics, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, USA
    J Law Med Ethics 32:465-73. 2004
  50. ncbi request reprint Complementary and alternative medicine: personal preference or low cost option?
    José A Pagán
    Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    LDI Issue Brief 10:1-4. 2004
    ..This Issue Brief summarizes research that evaluates the relationship between CAM use and perceived access to conventional health care...
  51. ncbi request reprint How health affects small business in South Africa
    Li Wei Chao
    Population Studies Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA USA
    LDI Issue Brief 12:1-4. 2007
    ..The results bolster the economic case for investing resources in the prevention and treatment of disease in developing countries...
  52. ncbi request reprint Carrier screening for cystic fibrosis: costs and clinical outcomes
    D A Asch
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Med Decis Making 18:202-12. 1998
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  53. doi request reprint Transitions of elders between long-term care and hospitals
    Mary D Naylor
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Policy Polit Nurs Pract 10:187-94. 2009
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  54. ncbi request reprint Is high and growing spending on cancer treatment and prevention harmful to the United States economy?
    Mark V Pauly
    Health Care Systems Department, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:171-4. 2007
  55. pmc Market reform in New Jersey and the effect on mortality from acute myocardial infarction
    Kevin G M Volpp
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Philadelphia Veterans Hospital, and University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 19104 6021, USA
    Health Serv Res 38:515-33. 2003
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  56. 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...
  57. ncbi request reprint Keeping health insurance tax credits on the table
    Mark V Pauly
    JAMA 291:2255-6. 2004
  58. ncbi request reprint Measuring the effects of work loss on productivity with team production
    Sean Nicholson
    Department of Policy Analysis and Management, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Health Econ 15:111-23. 2006
    ..The median multiplier is 1.28, which supports the view that the cost to the firm of missed work is often greater than the wage...
  59. doi request reprint Physicians' career satisfaction, quality of care and patients' trust: the role of community uninsurance
    José A Pagán
    Department of Economics and Finance, College of Business Administration, University of Texas Pan American, Edinburg, TX 78539, USA
    Health Econ Policy Law 2:347-62. 2007
    ..Patients in these communities are also less likely to trust their physician...
  60. ncbi request reprint Guaranteed renewability and the problem of risk variation in individual health insurance markets
    Vip Patel
    eHealthInsurance Inc, Sunnyvale, California, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2002
    ..The paper concludes with a discussion of possible threats to the protection guaranteed renewability provides against risk segmentation...
  61. ncbi request reprint How to present the business case for healthcare quality to employers
    Sean Nicholson
    Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    Appl Health Econ Health Policy 4:209-18. 2005
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  62. pmc Community-level uninsurance and the unmet medical needs of insured and uninsured adults
    José A Pagán
    Department of Economics and Finance, College of Business Administration, The University of Texas Pan American, 1201 W University Dr, Edinburg, TX 78541, USA
    Health Serv Res 41:788-803. 2006
    ..To examine the relationship between community-level uninsurance rates and the self-reported unmet medical needs of insured and uninsured adults in the U.S...
  63. ncbi request reprint Effect of tiered prescription copayments on the use of preferred brand medications
    Thomas S Rector
    Center for Health Care Policy and Evaluation, UnitedHealth Group, Eden Prairie, Minnesota 55344, USA
    Med Care 41:398-406. 2003
    ..How much this financial incentive affects use of preferred brands has not been widely reported. The aim of this study was to estimate the effect of tiered copayments on the choice between preferred and nonpreferred brand medications...
  64. ncbi request reprint Incentive-compatible guaranteed renewable health insurance premiums
    Bradley Herring
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Health Econ 25:395-417. 2006
    ..Actual premium paths exhibited by purchasers of individual insurance are close to the optimal renewable schedule we estimate. Finally, consumer utility associated with the feature is examined...
  65. ncbi request reprint Preventive care in managed care and fee-for-service plans: is it cost effective?
    Y Richard Wang
    Health Services Research and Policy Analysis, Public Policy Department, AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, Wilmington, Delaware, USA
    Manag Care Interface 16:47-50. 2003
    ..Effective screening strategies must be identified, especially for the underserved, low-income population...
  66. ncbi request reprint End-stage renal disease and economic incentives: the International Study of Health Care Organization and Financing (ISHCOF)
    Avi Dor
    George Washington University, School of Public Health and Health Services, Washington, DC, USA
    Int J Health Care Finance Econ 7:73-111. 2007
    ..Variation in spending per ESRD patient is relatively small, but correlated with overall per capita health care spending. Remaining differences in costs and outcomes do not seem strongly linked to differences in incentives...
  67. ncbi request reprint Difference in the use of preventive services between fee-for-service plans and HMOs: is more better?
    Y Richard Wang
    Public Policy Department, AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, Wilmington, Del 19850 5437, USA
    Am J Manag Care 9:293-301. 2003
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  68. pmc Getting real performance out of pay-for-performance
    Sean Nicholson
    Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Milbank Q 86:435-57. 2008
    ..This article offers a paradigm for evaluating how P4P programs should be structured and how effective they are likely to be...
  69. ncbi request reprint Prescription drug formulary design, preferred-product marketshare, and formulary noncompliance: a study of proton-pump inhibitors
    Y Richard Wang
    Health Services Research and Policy Analysis, Public Policy Department, AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, Wilmington, Delaware 19850 5437, USA
    Manag Care Interface 18:39-45. 2005
    ..They found that although drug formulary restrictiveness increases the use of preferred products, it also leads to a high level of formulary noncompliance. The net financial effect on drug spending is ambiguous...
  70. ncbi request reprint Spillover effects of restrictive drug formularies: a case study of PacifiCare in California
    Y Richard Wang
    Public Policy Department, AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, Wilmington, Del 19850 5437, USA
    Am J Manag Care 11:24-6. 2005
    ..A restrictive drug formulary may influence how physicians treat other, unaffiliated patients, a phenomenon known as the "spillover effect." In a previous study we found significant spillover effects from Maine's Medicaid formulary...

Research Grants5

  1. Impact of Poor Health & AIDS on Small Businesses in SA
    Mark Pauly; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..They will be useful for predicting the effect of changes in health on economic activity in this sector, and for allocating resources for disease prevention and treatment. ..