Robert A Berenson

Summary

Affiliation: Urban Institute
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Unchecked provider clout in California foreshadows challenges to health reform
    Robert A Berenson
    Center for Studying Health System Change and Health Policy Center at Urban Institute, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:699-705. 2010
  2. doi request reprint The growing power of some providers to win steep payment increases from insurers suggests policy remedies may be needed
    Robert A Berenson
    Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington, D C, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 31:973-81. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Does telemonitoring of patients--the eICU--improve intensive care?
    Robert A Berenson
    Urban Institute s Health Policy Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:w937-47. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Medicare advantage plans at a crossroads--yet again
    Robert A Berenson
    Health Policy Center, Urban Institute, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:w29-40. 2009
  5. doi request reprint A house is not a home: keeping patients at the center of practice redesign
    Robert A Berenson
    Urban Institute in Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:1219-30. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Use of physicians' services under Medicare's resource-based payments
    Stephanie Maxwell
    Urban Institute, Washington, DC, USA
    N Engl J Med 356:1853-61. 2007
  7. pmc How to buy a medical home? Policy options and practical questions
    Robert A Berenson
    The Urban Institute, Washington, DC, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:619-24. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Obtaining providers' 'buy-in' and establishing effective means of information exchange will be critical to HITECH's success
    Marsha R Gold
    Mathematica Policy Research, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 31:514-26. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Hospital-physicians relations: cooperation, competition, or separation?
    Robert A Berenson
    Urban Institute, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:w31-43. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Lumpers and splitters: different approaches to understanding variations research
    Robert A Berenson
    Urban Institute in Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2004

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. doi request reprint Unchecked provider clout in California foreshadows challenges to health reform
    Robert A Berenson
    Center for Studying Health System Change and Health Policy Center at Urban Institute, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:699-705. 2010
    ....
  2. doi request reprint The growing power of some providers to win steep payment increases from insurers suggests policy remedies may be needed
    Robert A Berenson
    Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington, D C, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 31:973-81. 2012
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Does telemonitoring of patients--the eICU--improve intensive care?
    Robert A Berenson
    Urban Institute s Health Policy Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:w937-47. 2009
    ..We argue that comparative effectiveness initiatives should emphasize delivery-system and work-process innovations, which are relatively understudied compared to specific drugs, devices, and services...
  4. doi request reprint Medicare advantage plans at a crossroads--yet again
    Robert A Berenson
    Health Policy Center, Urban Institute, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:w29-40. 2009
    ....
  5. doi request reprint A house is not a home: keeping patients at the center of practice redesign
    Robert A Berenson
    Urban Institute in Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:1219-30. 2008
    ..As the medical home concept is further developed, it will be important to not overemphasize redesign of practices at the expense of patient-centered care, which is the hallmark of excellent primary care...
  6. ncbi request reprint Use of physicians' services under Medicare's resource-based payments
    Stephanie Maxwell
    Urban Institute, Washington, DC, USA
    N Engl J Med 356:1853-61. 2007
    ..We conducted a study to determine how the use of physicians' services changed during the first decade after the implementation of this scale...
  7. pmc How to buy a medical home? Policy options and practical questions
    Robert A Berenson
    The Urban Institute, Washington, DC, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:619-24. 2010
    ..Indeed, it may be that different circumstances will require different payment approaches in various combinations...
  8. doi request reprint Obtaining providers' 'buy-in' and establishing effective means of information exchange will be critical to HITECH's success
    Marsha R Gold
    Mathematica Policy Research, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 31:514-26. 2012
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Hospital-physicians relations: cooperation, competition, or separation?
    Robert A Berenson
    Urban Institute, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:w31-43. 2007
    ..Although there are increasing expectations that health system challenges will lead hospitals and physicians to collaborate, in many markets the willingness and ability for hospitals and physicians to work together is actually eroding...
  10. ncbi request reprint Lumpers and splitters: different approaches to understanding variations research
    Robert A Berenson
    Urban Institute in Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2004
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Revising Medicare's physician fee schedule--much activity, little change
    Paul B Ginsburg
    Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington, DC, USA
    N Engl J Med 356:1201-3. 2007
  12. ncbi request reprint Specialty-service lines: salvos in the new medical arms race
    Robert A Berenson
    Urban Institute in Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:w337-43. 2006
    ..However, as the scope of care that can be safely performed in the outpatient arena expands, physician competition for control over specialty services may threaten hospitals' financial health...
  13. ncbi request reprint Which way for competition? None of the above
    Robert A Berenson
    Urban Institute in Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 24:1536-42. 2005
    ..Consumer-directed care threatens important societal values--in particular, the goal of establishing relationships between patients and clinical professionals based on trust...
  14. ncbi request reprint Medicare disadvantaged and the search for the elusive 'level playing field'
    Robert A Berenson
    Urban Institute, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2004
    ....
  15. pmc US approaches to physician payment: the deconstruction of primary care
    Robert A Berenson
    The Urban Institute, Washington, DC, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:613-8. 2010
    ..Accordingly, new payment models will likely be required to support restoration of primary care to its proper role in the US health care system, and to promote and sustain the development of patient-centered medical homes...
  16. ncbi request reprint Getting serious about excessive Medicare spending: a purchasing model
    Robert A Berenson
    Urban Institute, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2003
    ....
  17. doi request reprint From politics to policy: a new payment approach in Medicare Advantage
    Robert A Berenson
    Urban Institute in Washington, D C, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:w156-64. 2008
    ..A result would be that the rural and lower-cost urban "floor counties" would have benchmarks below currently inflated levels but above what financial neutrality at the local level--MedPAC's approach--would produce...
  18. doi request reprint Hospitals' geographic expansion in quest of well-insured patients: will the outcome be better care, more cost, or both?
    Emily R Carrier
    Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 31:827-35. 2012
    ..Although payers and competitors contend such strategies will lead to higher costs, hospitals assert the expansions will increase efficiency, increase access, and improve the quality of care provided to patients...
  19. ncbi request reprint Medicare payment policy: does cost shifting matter?
    Jason S Lee
    National Organization for Research at Chicago, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2003
    ..Third, federal policymakers may not consciously consider cost shifting, but state policymakers do. Fourth, Medicare payment policy requires constant adjustment, but we are "getting it right" most of the time...