Sharon K Long

Summary

Affiliation: Urban Institute
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Coverage, access, and affordability under health reform: learning from the Massachusetts model
    Sharon K Long
    Urban Institute, 2100 M St N W, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Inquiry 49:303-16. 2012
  2. doi Access and affordability: an update on health reform in Massachusetts, fall 2008
    Sharon K Long
    Urban Institute in Washington, D C, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:w578-87. 2009
  3. doi How have employers responded to health reform in Massachusetts? Employees' views at the end of one year
    Sharon K Long
    Urban Institute, Washington, D C, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:w576-83. 2008
  4. ncbi Massachusetts health reform: employer coverage from employees' perspective
    Sharon K Long
    Urban Institute in Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:w1079-87. 2009
  5. ncbi Sustaining health reform in a recession: an update on Massachusetts as of fall 2009
    Sharon K Long
    Health Policy Center, Urban Institute, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:1234-41. 2010
  6. ncbi The expansion of Medicaid coverage under the ACA: implications for health care access, use, and spending for vulnerable low-income adults
    Lisa Clemans-Cope
    Urban Institute, Washington, DC, USA
    Inquiry 50:135-49. 2013
  7. pmc Assessing the value of the NHIS for studying changes in state coverage policies: the case of New York
    Sharon K Long
    The Urban Institute, 2100 M Street NW, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Health Serv Res 42:2332-53. 2007
  8. ncbi Are adults benefiting from state coverage expansions?
    Sharon K Long
    Health Policy Center, Urban Institute, in Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:w1-14. 2006
  9. ncbi MassHealth succeeds in expanding coverage for adults
    Sharon K Long
    Health Policy Center, The Urban Institute, 2100 M St, N W, Washington DC 20037, USA
    Inquiry 41:268-79. 2004
  10. ncbi The implications of unmet need for future health care use: findings for a sample of disabled Medicaid beneficiaries in New York
    Sharon K Long
    Urban Institute, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Inquiry 42:413-20. 2005

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. ncbi Coverage, access, and affordability under health reform: learning from the Massachusetts model
    Sharon K Long
    Urban Institute, 2100 M St N W, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Inquiry 49:303-16. 2012
    ..Gains in health care access and affordability were widespread, including a 28% decline in unmet need for doctor care and a 38% decline in high out-of-pocket costs...
  2. doi Access and affordability: an update on health reform in Massachusetts, fall 2008
    Sharon K Long
    Urban Institute in Washington, D C, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:w578-87. 2009
    ..Because these are national concerns as well, Massachusetts continues to offer lessons for national reform efforts...
  3. doi How have employers responded to health reform in Massachusetts? Employees' views at the end of one year
    Sharon K Long
    Urban Institute, Washington, D C, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:w576-83. 2008
    ..Results suggest that at roughly the end of the first year under health reform, employers in Massachusetts had made few changes in the insurance coverage they offered to their workers...
  4. ncbi Massachusetts health reform: employer coverage from employees' perspective
    Sharon K Long
    Urban Institute in Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:w1079-87. 2009
    ..Access to employer coverage has increased, as has the scope and quality of their coverage as assessed by workers. However, premiums and out-of-pocket costs have become more of an issue for employees in small firms...
  5. ncbi Sustaining health reform in a recession: an update on Massachusetts as of fall 2009
    Sharon K Long
    Health Policy Center, Urban Institute, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:1234-41. 2010
    ..Access to health care improved, and the burden of high health care costs on individuals was reduced. However, challenges remain, as some barriers to care persist and escalating health care costs continue to be an issue...
  6. ncbi The expansion of Medicaid coverage under the ACA: implications for health care access, use, and spending for vulnerable low-income adults
    Lisa Clemans-Cope
    Urban Institute, Washington, DC, USA
    Inquiry 50:135-49. 2013
    ..It is expected that these increases in spending would be offset at least in part by reductions in uncompensated care and charity care. ..
  7. pmc Assessing the value of the NHIS for studying changes in state coverage policies: the case of New York
    Sharon K Long
    The Urban Institute, 2100 M Street NW, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Health Serv Res 42:2332-53. 2007
    ....
  8. ncbi Are adults benefiting from state coverage expansions?
    Sharon K Long
    Health Policy Center, Urban Institute, in Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:w1-14. 2006
    ..Because constraints on state resources are putting pressure on expansion efforts, we find evidence that cutbacks will place more adults at risk of being uninsured...
  9. ncbi MassHealth succeeds in expanding coverage for adults
    Sharon K Long
    Health Policy Center, The Urban Institute, 2100 M St, N W, Washington DC 20037, USA
    Inquiry 41:268-79. 2004
    ..Understanding the impacts of the expansion efforts in Massachusetts adds to the base of knowledge that will be critical for guiding states when the economy recovers and the resources needed for expansion again become available...
  10. ncbi The implications of unmet need for future health care use: findings for a sample of disabled Medicaid beneficiaries in New York
    Sharon K Long
    Urban Institute, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Inquiry 42:413-20. 2005
    ..Addressing the barriers to care that underlie unmet need could generate cost savings to Medicaid and provide better health outcomes for program beneficiaries...
  11. ncbi An early look at ten state HIFA Medicaid waivers
    Teresa A Coughlin
    Urban Institute, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:w204-16. 2006
    ..Nationally, we estimate that 300,000 people were covered under HIFA demonstrations as of December 2005. Although this is a sizable number, coverage has fallen far short of the 820,000 expected...
  12. ncbi The health care experiences of rural Medicaid beneficiaries
    Sharon K Long
    Urban Institute, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 17:575-91. 2006
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  13. doi On the road to universal coverage: impacts of reform in massachusetts at one year
    Sharon K Long
    Urban Institute in Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:w270-84. 2008
    ..At the same time, access to care improved, and the share of adults with high out-of-pocket costs and problems paying medical bills dropped. Despite higher-than-anticipated costs, most residents of the state continued to support reform...
  14. ncbi Assessing access to care under Medicaid: evidence for the nation and thirteen states
    Teresa A Coughlin
    Urban Institute, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 24:1073-83. 2005
    ..State-level analyses revealed some variation in the access gap...
  15. ncbi Does managed care improve access to care for Medicaid beneficiaries with disabilities? A national study
    Teresa A Coughlin
    Urban Institute, 2100 M St, N W, Washington DC 20037, USA
    Inquiry 45:395-407. 2008
    ..There is little evidence of improved access under primary care case management or, regardless of MMC type, in rural areas...
  16. ncbi Health reform in Massachusetts cut the uninsurance rate among children in half
    Genevieve M Kenney
    Health Policy Center, Urban Institute, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:1242-7. 2010
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  17. ncbi Health care spending and service use among high-cost Medicaid beneficiaries, 2002-2004
    Teresa A Coughlin
    Urban Institute, Washington DC 20037, USA
    Inquiry 46:405-17. 2009
    ..We identified two distinct subgroups of high spenders--those with persistently high costs and those with episodically high costs-each with different services driving their costs...
  18. ncbi Commercial plans in Medicaid managed care: understanding who stays and who leaves
    Sharon K Long
    Urban Institute in Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 24:1084-94. 2005
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  19. doi How five leading safety-net hospitals are preparing for the challenges and opportunities of health care reform
    Teresa A Coughlin
    Health Policy Center at Urban Institute in Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 31:1690-7. 2012
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  20. ncbi Safety-net providers after health care reform: lessons from Massachusetts
    Leighton Ku
    Department of Health Policy, George Washington University, Washington, DC 20006, USA
    Arch Intern Med 171:1379-84. 2011
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  21. doi Do for-profit health plans restrict access to care under Medicaid managed care?
    Sharon K Long
    The Urban Institute, Washington, DC, 20037, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 65:638-48. 2008
    ..The results suggest that access to care for Medicaid enrollees may be better under nonprofit plans than for-profit plans...
  22. ncbi Unmet need among rural Medicaid beneficiaries in Minnesota
    Sharon K Long
    The Urban Institute, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    J Rural Health 18:437-46. 2002
    ..Nevertheless, thesefindings are suggestive of negative consequences of unmet need for both Medicaid beneficiaries and program costs...
  23. ncbi Access to care among disabled adults on Medicaid
    Sharon K Long
    Health Care Financ Rev 23:159-73. 2002
    ..This suggests a need for changes in the system of care under Medicaid, including targeting efforts to improve access to individuals with specific types of disabilities...
  24. ncbi Health care access, use, and satisfaction among disabled Medicaid beneficiaries
    Teresa A Coughlin
    Health Care Financ Rev 24:115-36. 2002
    ..Beneficiaries' assessments of their health care were more clear: The bulk of the sample rated one or more area of care as being fair or poor...
  25. ncbi Medicare interim payment system's impact on Medicare home health utilization
    Korbin Liu
    Health Care Financ Rev 25:81-97. 2003
    ..We found that the IPS strongly reduced overall utilization, but that few subgroups were disproportionately affected...
  26. doi Florida's medicaid reform: informed consumer choice?
    Teresa A Coughlin
    Urban Institute in Washington, D C, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:w523-32. 2008
    ..These problems were not particular to any group but instead were experienced broadly across the full Medicaid population...
  27. ncbi Capitated Medicaid managed care in a rural area: the impact of Minnesota's PMAP program
    Sharon K Long
    Health Policy Center, The Urban Institute, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    J Rural Health 21:12-20. 2005
    ..As such, understanding the effects of capitated MMC in rural settings is important for policy considerations...
  28. ncbi Trade-offs between public and private coverage for low-income children have implications for future policy debates
    Stacey McMorrow
    Stacey McMorrow is a senior research associate in the Health Policy Center, Urban Institute, in Washington, D C
    Health Aff (Millwood) 33:1367-74. 2014
    ..These results have implications for debates about the future of CHIP and other policies that affect public and private coverage options available to children and families. ..
  29. ncbi Does high caregiver stress predict nursing home entry?
    Brenda C Spillman
    Urban Institute, 2100 M St, N W, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Inquiry 46:140-61. 2009
    ..We conclude that initiatives to reduce caregiver stress hold promise as a strategy to avoid or defer nursing home entry...
  30. ncbi Getting by in the community: lessons from frail elders
    Sharon K Long
    The Urban Institute, 2100 M Street, NW, Washington, DC, 20037, USA
    J Aging Soc Policy 17:19-44. 2005
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  31. pmc How well does Medicaid work in improving access to care?
    Sharon K Long
    Health Policy Center, The Urban Institute, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:39-58. 2005
    ..To provide an assessment of how well the Medicaid program is working at improving access to and use of health care for low-income mothers...