Affiliation: Center for Studying Health System Change
- Contrary to cost-shift theory, lower Medicare hospital payment rates for inpatient care lead to lower private payment ratesChapin White
Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington, DC, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 32:935-43. 2013..My findings indicate that repealing cuts in Medicare payment rates would not slow the growth in spending on hospital care by private insurers and would in fact be likely to accelerate the growth in private insurers' costs and premiums...
- A comparison of two approaches to increasing access to care: expanding coverage versus increasing physician feesChapin White
Center for Studying Health System Change, 1100 1st St NE, 12th Floor, Washington, DC 20002 4221, USA
Health Serv Res 47:963-83. 2012..To compare the effects of a coverage expansion versus a Medicaid physician fee increase on children's utilization of physician services. PRIMARY DATA SOURCE: National Health Interview Survey (1997-2009)...
- How do hospitals cope with sustained slow growth in Medicare prices?Chapin White
Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington, DC
Health Serv Res 49:11-31. 2014..To estimate the effects of changes in Medicare inpatient hospital prices on hospitals' overall revenues, operating expenses, profits, assets, and staffing...