Vivian Y Wu

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Affiliation: University of Southern California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Decomposition of the drivers of the U.S. hospital spending growth, 2001-2009
    Vivian Y Wu
    Sol Price School of Public Policy, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 14:230. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint The price effect of hospital closures
    Vivian Y Wu
    School of Policy, Planning, and Development, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90098, USA
    Inquiry 45:280-92. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Managed care's price bargaining with hospitals
    Vivian Y Wu
    University of Southern California and RAND Corporation, Los Angeles, CA 90089, United States
    J Health Econ 28:350-60. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Hospital cost shifting revisited: new evidence from the balanced budget act of 1997
    Vivian Y Wu
    School of Policy, Planning, and Development, University of Southern California and RAND, 650 Childs Way, RGL 305, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA
    Int J Health Care Finance Econ 10:61-83. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Reductions in Medicare payments and patient outcomes: an analysis of 5 leading Medicare conditions
    Yu Chu Shen
    Graduate School of Business and Public Policy, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, MA Sol Price School of Public Policy, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
    Med Care 51:970-7. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Long-term impact of medicare payment reductions on patient outcomes
    Vivian Y Wu
    Sol Price School of Public Policy, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
    Health Serv Res 49:1596-615. 2014

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Publications6

  1. pmc Decomposition of the drivers of the U.S. hospital spending growth, 2001-2009
    Vivian Y Wu
    Sol Price School of Public Policy, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 14:230. 2014
    ..This study investigates how well historical hospital cost/revenue drivers explain the recent hospital spending trend in the 2000s, and how important each of these drivers is...
  2. ncbi request reprint The price effect of hospital closures
    Vivian Y Wu
    School of Policy, Planning, and Development, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90098, USA
    Inquiry 45:280-92. 2008
    ..The overall estimate suggests a 4%, one-time, permanent price increase due to closure, a strong price effect that has been overlooked in the literature...
  3. ncbi request reprint Managed care's price bargaining with hospitals
    Vivian Y Wu
    University of Southern California and RAND Corporation, Los Angeles, CA 90089, United States
    J Health Econ 28:350-60. 2009
    ..Second, health plans that are more successful at channeling patients can extract greater discounts. Patient channeling can add to the volume discount that plans negotiate...
  4. ncbi request reprint Hospital cost shifting revisited: new evidence from the balanced budget act of 1997
    Vivian Y Wu
    School of Policy, Planning, and Development, University of Southern California and RAND, 650 Childs Way, RGL 305, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA
    Int J Health Care Finance Econ 10:61-83. 2010
    ..In contrast, hospitals with greater reliance on Medicare were more financially distressed, as these hospitals saw large BBA cuts but were limited in their abilities to cost shift...
  5. ncbi request reprint Reductions in Medicare payments and patient outcomes: an analysis of 5 leading Medicare conditions
    Yu Chu Shen
    Graduate School of Business and Public Policy, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, MA Sol Price School of Public Policy, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
    Med Care 51:970-7. 2013
    ..We used the Balanced Budget Act (BBA) of 1997 as a natural experiment to study the long-term consequence of major payment reductions on patient outcomes...
  6. ncbi request reprint Long-term impact of medicare payment reductions on patient outcomes
    Vivian Y Wu
    Sol Price School of Public Policy, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
    Health Serv Res 49:1596-615. 2014
    ..To examine the long-term impact of Medicare payment reductions on patient outcomes for Medicare acute myocardial infarction (AMI) patients...