- Most Uninsured Adults Could Schedule Primary Care Appointments Before The ACA, But Average Price Was $160
Brendan Saloner is an assistant professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, in Baltimore, Maryland
Health Aff (Millwood) 34:773-80. 2015
..ACA insurance expansions could greatly decrease out-of-pocket spending for low-income adults seeking primary care. However, benefits of health reform are likely to be greater in states expanding Medicaid eligibility. ..
- Second-generation antipsychotic use among stimulant-using children, by organization of medicaid mental health
Dr Saloner is with the Department of Health Care Policy, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore e mail Ms Matone, Ms Kreider, Mr Budeir, Ms Miller, and Dr Rubin are with PolicyLab, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia Dr Rubin is also with the Department of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Ms Huang is with Division of General Pediatrics and Healthcare Analytics Unit, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia Dr Raghavan is with the George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri Dr French is with the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Psychiatr Serv 65:1458-64. 2014
..This study compared differences in second-generation antipsychotic utilization among Medicaid-enrolled children across fee-for-service, integrated managed care, and managed behavioral health carve-out organizational structures...
- Primary care appointment availability and preventive care utilization: evidence from an audit study
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
Med Care Res Rev 72:149-67. 2015
..Our study highlights that the relationship between preventive care utilization and primary care access in small areas likely differs by insurance status. ..
- An ACA provision increased treatment for young adults with possible mental illnesses relative to comparison group
Brendan Saloner is an assistant professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, in Baltimore, Maryland He was a Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholar at the University of Pennsylvania when this article was written
Health Aff (Millwood) 33:1425-34. 2014
..Outcomes related to substance abuse treatment did not change during the study period. The dependent coverage provision can contribute to a broader strategy for improving behavioral health treatment for young adults. ..
- Explaining racial/ethnic differences in adolescent substance abuse treatment completion in the United States: a decomposition analysis
Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholars Program, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Electronic address
J Adolesc Health 54:646-53. 2014
..To identify contributors to racial/ethnic differences in completion of alcohol and marijuana treatment among adolescents at publicly funded providers...
- The impact of long-acting medications on attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder treatment disparities
Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholars Program, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 23:401-9. 2013
- Does expanding public insurance prevent material hardship for families with children?
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Med Care Res Rev 70:267-86. 2013
..For low-income families with children, public health insurance may play a larger role in increasing access to care than in supplementing the budget for necessities...
- Blacks and Hispanics are less likely than whites to complete addiction treatment, largely due to socioeconomic factors
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 32:135-45. 2013
- Primary care access for new patients on the eve of health care reform
Karin V Rhodes
Center for Emergency Care Policy and Research, Department of Emergency Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia2Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
JAMA Intern Med 174:861-9. 2014
..Current measures of access to care have intrinsic limitations and may not accurately reflect the capacity of the primary care system to absorb new patients...
- Primary Care Appointment Availability for Medicaid Patients: Comparing Traditional and Premium Assistance Plans
Perelman School of Medicine Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics The Wharton School, Philadelphia, PA Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD The Urban Institute, Washington, DC Office of Population Health Management, Northwell Health Hofstra Medical School, Great Neck, NY
Med Care 54:878-83. 2016
..In this study, we compare new patient primary care appointment availability and wait-times for beneficiaries of traditional Medicaid and premium assistance Medicaid...
- Availability of New Medicaid Patient Appointments and the Role of Rural Health Clinics
Michael R Richards
Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, Colonial Penn Center, University of Pennsylvania, 3641 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA
Health Serv Res 51:570-91. 2016
..To examine the willingness to accept new Medicaid patients among certified rural health clinics (RHCs) and other nonsafety net rural providers...
- Access points for the underserved: primary care appointment availability at federally qualified health centers in 10 States
Michael R Richards
Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health and Society Scholar, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA Health Policy Center, Urban Institute, Washington DC Center for Emergency Care Policy and Research Perelman School of Medicine Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia PA
Med Care 52:818-25. 2014
..Their role in delivering care may increase through new funding allocations in the Affordable Care Act and expanded Medicaid programs across many states...
- Episodes of mental health treatment among a nationally representative sample of children and adolescents
1University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Med Care Res Rev 71:261-79. 2014
..Episodes were significantly shorter for Latino youth. Efforts to strengthen mental health treatment for youth should be broadly focused, emphasizing not only screening and access but also treatment continuity. ..