G F Kominski

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The Affordable Care Act's Impacts on Access to Insurance and Health Care for Low-Income Populations
    Gerald F Kominski
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Fielding School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772 and UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90024 3801 email
    Annu Rev Public Health . 2016
  2. pmc Expenditures for the care of HIV-infected patients in rural areas in China's antiretroviral therapy programs
    Feng Zhou
    Institute of Pathogen Biology, Chinese Academy of Medical Science, Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, PR China
    BMC Med 9:6. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint The effect of disease management on utilization of services by race/ethnicity: evidence from the Florida Medicaid program
    Gerald F Kominski
    School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, 10960 Wilshire Blvd, Ste 1550, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Am J Manag Care 14:168-72. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Return to work and degree of recovery among injured workers in California's Workers' Compensation system
    Gerald F Kominski
    UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 50:296-305. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Costs and cost-effectiveness of adolescent compliance with treatment for latent tuberculosis infection: results from a randomized trial
    Gerald F Kominski
    Department of Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    J Adolesc Health 40:61-8. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Medicare's disproportionate share adjustment and the cost of low-income patients
    G F Kominski
    UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Health Econ 16:177-90. 1997
  7. ncbi request reprint Economic evaluation of four treatments for low-back pain: results from a randomized controlled trial
    Gerald F Kominski
    Center for Health Policy Research, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90024 2887, USA
    Med Care 43:428-35. 2005
  8. pmc Assessing the burden of disease and injury in Los Angeles County using disability-adjusted life years
    Gerald F Kominski
    Department of Health Services, University of California, Los Angeles UCLA, School of Public Health, USA
    Public Health Rep 117:185-91. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint UPBEAT: the impact of a psychogeriatric intervention in VA medical centers. Unified Psychogeriatric Biopsychosocial Evaluation and Treatment
    G Kominski
    UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Med Care 39:500-12. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of medical care with and without physical therapy and chiropractic care with and without physical modalities for patients with low back pain: 6-month follow-up outcomes from the UCLA low back pain study
    Eric L Hurwitz
    Department of Epidemiology, University of California Los Angeles School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California 90095 1772, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:2193-204. 2002

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint The Affordable Care Act's Impacts on Access to Insurance and Health Care for Low-Income Populations
    Gerald F Kominski
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Fielding School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772 and UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90024 3801 email
    Annu Rev Public Health . 2016
    ..Expected final online publication date for the Annual Review of Public Health Volume 38 is March 20, 2017. Please see http://www.annualreviews.org/page/journal/pubdates for revised estimates...
  2. pmc Expenditures for the care of HIV-infected patients in rural areas in China's antiretroviral therapy programs
    Feng Zhou
    Institute of Pathogen Biology, Chinese Academy of Medical Science, Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, PR China
    BMC Med 9:6. 2011
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint The effect of disease management on utilization of services by race/ethnicity: evidence from the Florida Medicaid program
    Gerald F Kominski
    School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, 10960 Wilshire Blvd, Ste 1550, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Am J Manag Care 14:168-72. 2008
    ..To measure possible racial/ethnic differences in a Florida disease management (DM) program on utilization of selected healthcare services for 4 chronic illnesses...
  4. doi request reprint Return to work and degree of recovery among injured workers in California's Workers' Compensation system
    Gerald F Kominski
    UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 50:296-305. 2008
    ..To determine factors associated with return to work and self-reported degree of recovery among injured workers in California...
  5. ncbi request reprint Costs and cost-effectiveness of adolescent compliance with treatment for latent tuberculosis infection: results from a randomized trial
    Gerald F Kominski
    Department of Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    J Adolesc Health 40:61-8. 2007
    ..Assess the costs and cost-effectiveness of an incentive-based tuberculosis (TB) program designed to promote adolescents' compliance with treatment for latent TB infection (LTBI)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Medicare's disproportionate share adjustment and the cost of low-income patients
    G F Kominski
    UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Health Econ 16:177-90. 1997
    ..Low-income Medicare patients do not have costlier hospital stays, although their stays are 2.5% longer. We conclude that disproportionate share payments are not justified on grounds of higher treatment costs...
  7. ncbi request reprint Economic evaluation of four treatments for low-back pain: results from a randomized controlled trial
    Gerald F Kominski
    Center for Health Policy Research, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90024 2887, USA
    Med Care 43:428-35. 2005
    ..We sought to compare total outpatient costs of 4 common treatments for low-back pain (LBP) at 18-months follow-up...
  8. pmc Assessing the burden of disease and injury in Los Angeles County using disability-adjusted life years
    Gerald F Kominski
    Department of Health Services, University of California, Los Angeles UCLA, School of Public Health, USA
    Public Health Rep 117:185-91. 2002
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint UPBEAT: the impact of a psychogeriatric intervention in VA medical centers. Unified Psychogeriatric Biopsychosocial Evaluation and Treatment
    G Kominski
    UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Med Care 39:500-12. 2001
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of medical care with and without physical therapy and chiropractic care with and without physical modalities for patients with low back pain: 6-month follow-up outcomes from the UCLA low back pain study
    Eric L Hurwitz
    Department of Epidemiology, University of California Los Angeles School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California 90095 1772, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:2193-204. 2002
    ..A randomized clinical trial...
  11. doi request reprint Financial impact of California's new law to increase HIV screening by mandating insurance coverage
    Ying Ying Meng
    Center for Health Policy Research, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    AIDS Care 23:206-12. 2011
    ..This policy change could serve as a step toward making HIV testing a routine screening test. However, the impact of this mandate largely depends on people's awareness and willingness to adopt the CDC guidelines...
  12. doi request reprint Estimated cost impacts of law to expand coverage for self-management education to children with asthma in California
    Ying Ying Meng
    UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    J Asthma 47:581-6. 2010
    ..Objective. This study aims to determine the impacts of the bill on coverage, utilization, and costs...
  13. doi request reprint Impact of patient-centered medical home assignment on emergency room visits among uninsured patients in a county health system
    Dylan H Roby
    University of California Los Angeles, UCLA School of Public Health, Department of Health Services and Center for Health Policy Research, 10960 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1550, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 67:412-30. 2010
    ..The findings provide evidence that successful implementation of the patient-centered medical home model in a county-based safety net system is possible and can reduce unnecessary ER use...
  14. pmc Assessing and forecasting population health: integrating knowledge and beliefs in a comprehensive framework
    Jeroen van Meijgaard
    University of California Los Angeles School of Public Health, Department of Health Services, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Public Health Rep 124:778-89. 2009
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Second Prize: The effectiveness of physical modalities among patients with low back pain randomized to chiropractic care: findings from the UCLA low back pain study
    Eric L Hurwitz
    UCLA School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Los Angeles, Calif 90095 1772, USA
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 25:10-20. 2002
    ..Although chiropractors often use physical modalities with spinal manipulation, evidence that modalities yield additional benefits over spinal manipulation alone is lacking...
  16. pmc The UCLA tobacco control program
    Barbara A Berman
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, Department of Health Services, University of California Los Angeles School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6900, USA
    Public Health Rep 121:515-20. 2006
    ..We outline program successes, structural barriers to achieving some programmatic goals, and the program's early termination...
  17. doi request reprint The effects of a disease management program on self-reported health behaviors and health outcomes: evidence from the "Florida: a healthy state (FAHS)" Medicaid program
    Donald E Morisky
    UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Health Educ Behav 36:505-17. 2009
    ..19 points (p < .01) in Year 1 and 0.29 points (p < .01) in Year 2. Patients in the disease management program benefited in terms of controlling hypertension, asthma symptoms, and cholesterol and blood glucose levels...
  18. ncbi request reprint Impact of disease management on health care utilization: evidence from the "Florida: A Healthy State (FAHS)" Medicaid Program
    Abdelmonem A Afifi
    School of Public Health, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Prev Med 44:547-53. 2007
    ..To examine the impact of disease management on utilization of selected health care services...
  19. pmc Comparing the satisfaction of low back pain patients randomized to receive medical or chiropractic care: results from the UCLA low-back pain study
    Ruth P Hertzman-Miller
    Department of Epidemiology, UCLA School of Public Health, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:1628-33. 2002
    ..This study examined the difference in satisfaction between patients assigned to chiropractic vs medical care for treatment of low back pain in a managed care organization...
  20. pmc A randomized trial of chiropractic manipulation and mobilization for patients with neck pain: clinical outcomes from the UCLA neck-pain study
    Eric L Hurwitz
    Department of Epidemiology, UCLA School of Public Health, University of California Los Angeles, Box 951772, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:1634-41. 2002
    ..This study compared the relative effectiveness of cervical spine manipulation and mobilization for neck pain...
  21. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of chiropractic and medical care for patients with low back pain: eighteen-month follow-up outcomes from the UCLA low back pain study
    Eric L Hurwitz
    Department of Epidemiology, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:611-21; discussion 622. 2006
    ..Randomized clinical trial...
  22. doi request reprint The effect of neonatal intensive care level and hospital volume on mortality of very low birth weight infants
    Judith H Chung
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of California, Irvine, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    Med Care 48:635-44. 2010
    ..To determine the adjusted effect of hospital level of care and volume on mortality of very low birth weight (VLBW) infants in the state of California, where deregionalization of perinatal care has occurred...
  23. pmc The California Cost and Coverage Model: analyses of the financial impacts of benefit mandates for the California legislature
    Gerald F Kominski
    Department of Health Services, and the Center for Health Policy Research, UCLA School of Public Health, 650 Charles E Young Drive South, Box 177220, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Health Serv Res 41:1027-44. 2006
    ..To produce cost estimates of proposed health insurance benefit mandates for the California legislature...
  24. ncbi request reprint Do specialist self-referral insurance policies improve access to HIV-experienced physicians as a regular source of care?
    Kevin C Heslin
    Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 62:583-600. 2005
    ..Insurance policies allowing self-referral to specialists may result in HIV patients seeing physicians with clinical expertise relevant to HIV care...
  25. ncbi request reprint California's hospitals
    Gerald F Kominski
    Health Aff (Millwood) 21:300. 2002