medicaid

Summary

Summary: Federal program, created by Public Law 89-97, Title XIX, a 1965 amendment to the Social Security Act, administered by the states, that provides health care benefits to indigent and medically indigent persons.

Top Publications

  1. pmc Translation of an efficacious cancer-screening intervention to women enrolled in a Medicaid managed care organization
    Allen J Dietrich
    Norris Cotton Cancer Center, Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, NH 03766, USA
    Ann Fam Med 5:320-7. 2007
  2. doi Health status, risk factors, and medical conditions among persons enrolled in Medicaid vs uninsured low-income adults potentially eligible for Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act
    Sandra L Decker
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3311 Toledo Rd, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    JAMA 309:2579-86. 2013
  3. pmc National trends in antidepressant medication treatment among publicly insured pregnant women
    Krista F Huybrechts
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 35:265-71. 2013
  4. doi Association of daily asthma emergency department visits and hospital admissions with ambient air pollutants among the pediatric Medicaid population in Detroit: time-series and time-stratified case-crossover analyses with threshold effects
    Shi Li
    Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Environ Res 111:1137-47. 2011
  5. ncbi Association between primary care practice characteristics and emergency department use in a medicaid managed care organization
    Robert A Lowe
    Center for Policy and Research in Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    Med Care 43:792-800. 2005
  6. pmc Agreement between self-reported and administrative race and ethnicity data among Medicaid enrollees in Minnesota
    Donna D McAlpine
    School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 420 Delaware Street SE, MMC 729, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Health Serv Res 42:2373-88. 2007
  7. pmc The course and correlates of high hospital utilization in sickle cell disease: Evidence from a large, urban Medicaid managed care organization
    C Patrick Carroll
    Department of Psychiatry Behavioral Sciences, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, USA
    Am J Hematol 84:666-70. 2009
  8. pmc Managed care and preventable hospitalization among Medicaid adults
    Jayasree Basu
    Center for Primary Care, Prevention, and Clinical Partnerships, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 540 Gaither Road, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Health Serv Res 39:489-510. 2004
  9. doi National study of barriers to timely primary care and emergency department utilization among Medicaid beneficiaries
    Paul T Cheung
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 60:4-10.e2. 2012
  10. ncbi Rates of adverse events of long-acting opioids in a state Medicaid program
    Daniel M Hartung
    College of Pharmacy, Oregon State University, Oregon Health and Science University Campus, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 41:921-8. 2007

Detail Information

Publications390 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc Translation of an efficacious cancer-screening intervention to women enrolled in a Medicaid managed care organization
    Allen J Dietrich
    Norris Cotton Cancer Center, Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, NH 03766, USA
    Ann Fam Med 5:320-7. 2007
    ..This study evaluated the impact of a streamlined PCM delivered through a Medicaid managed care organization (MMCO), an infrastructure with the potential to sustain this program for the long term.
  2. doi Health status, risk factors, and medical conditions among persons enrolled in Medicaid vs uninsured low-income adults potentially eligible for Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act
    Sandra L Decker
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3311 Toledo Rd, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    JAMA 309:2579-86. 2013
    Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), states can extend Medicaid eligibility to nearly all adults with income no more than 138% of the federal poverty level...
  3. pmc National trends in antidepressant medication treatment among publicly insured pregnant women
    Krista F Huybrechts
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 35:265-71. 2013
    ..The risk of depression in women is greatest at childbearing age. We sought to examine and explain national trends in antidepressant use in pregnant women...
  4. doi Association of daily asthma emergency department visits and hospital admissions with ambient air pollutants among the pediatric Medicaid population in Detroit: time-series and time-stratified case-crossover analyses with threshold effects
    Shi Li
    Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Environ Res 111:1137-47. 2011
    ..In such study designs, threshold effects of air pollutants on asthma outcomes have been relatively unexplored, which are of potential interest for exploring concentration-response relationships...
  5. ncbi Association between primary care practice characteristics and emergency department use in a medicaid managed care organization
    Robert A Lowe
    Center for Policy and Research in Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    Med Care 43:792-800. 2005
    ..Many patients use emergency departments (EDs) for primary care. Previous studies have found that patient characteristics affect ED utilization. However, such studies have led to few policy changes...
  6. pmc Agreement between self-reported and administrative race and ethnicity data among Medicaid enrollees in Minnesota
    Donna D McAlpine
    School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 420 Delaware Street SE, MMC 729, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Health Serv Res 42:2373-88. 2007
    This paper measures agreement between survey and administrative measures of race/ethnicity for Medicaid enrollees...
  7. pmc The course and correlates of high hospital utilization in sickle cell disease: Evidence from a large, urban Medicaid managed care organization
    C Patrick Carroll
    Department of Psychiatry Behavioral Sciences, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, USA
    Am J Hematol 84:666-70. 2009
    ..Using inpatient claims data from a large, urban Medicaid MCO for 5 consecutive years, this study sought to describe the course of high inpatient utilization (averaging ..
  8. pmc Managed care and preventable hospitalization among Medicaid adults
    Jayasree Basu
    Center for Primary Care, Prevention, and Clinical Partnerships, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 540 Gaither Road, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Health Serv Res 39:489-510. 2004
    The study examines the association between managed care enrollment and preventable hospitalization patterns of adult Medicaid enrollees hospitalized in four states.
  9. doi National study of barriers to timely primary care and emergency department utilization among Medicaid beneficiaries
    Paul T Cheung
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 60:4-10.e2. 2012
    We compare the association between barriers to timely primary care and emergency department (ED) utilization among adults with Medicaid versus private insurance.
  10. ncbi Rates of adverse events of long-acting opioids in a state Medicaid program
    Daniel M Hartung
    College of Pharmacy, Oregon State University, Oregon Health and Science University Campus, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 41:921-8. 2007
    ..Despite widespread use and emerging safety concerns, data on the comparative safety and effectiveness of long-acting opioid (LAO) analgesics are weak...
  11. ncbi ACE Inhibitor and ARB utilization and expenditures in the Medicaid fee-for-service program from 1991 to 2008
    Boyang Bian
    University of Cincinnati College of Pharmacy, Cincinnati, OH 45267 000, USA
    J Manag Care Pharm 16:671-9. 2010
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  12. pmc The Oregon experiment--effects of Medicaid on clinical outcomes
    Katherine Baicker
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 368:1713-22. 2013
    Despite the imminent expansion of Medicaid coverage for low-income adults, the effects of expanding coverage are unclear...
  13. ncbi Does Medicaid improve utilization of medical and dental services and health outcomes for Medicaid-eligible children in the United States?
    Monica A Fisher
    Case Western Reserve University, Department of Orthodontics, Cleveland, OH 44106 4905, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 35:263-71. 2007
    Data are lacking to support the contention that Medicaid services improve utilization of healthcare services and result in better health.
  14. doi The effect of a telephone-based health coaching disease management program on Medicaid members with chronic conditions
    Wen Chieh Lin
    Center for Health Policy and Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Shrewsbury, MA 01545, USA
    Med Care 50:91-8. 2012
    ..In addition, few peer-reviewed studies have examined the effect of these programs on publicly insured populations...
  15. pmc A computer case definition for sudden cardiac death
    Cecilia P Chung
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 19:563-72. 2010
    ..The study of community dwelling Tennessee Medicaid enrollees 30-74 years of age utilized a linked database with Medicaid inpatient/outpatient files, state death ..
  16. doi Evaluation of the Washington state screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment project: cost outcomes for Medicaid patients screened in hospital emergency departments
    Sharon Estee
    Research and Data Analysis Division, Washington State Department of Social and Health Services, Olympia, WA 98504 5204, USA
    Med Care 48:18-24. 2010
    ..We evaluated a screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) program, implemented in 9 hospital emergency departments (ED) in Washington State...
  17. doi Adjuvant chemotherapy after resection in elderly Medicare and Medicaid patients with colon cancer
    Cathy J Bradley
    Department of Health Administration and Massey Cancer Center, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0203, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:521-9. 2008
    This study investigated the influence of Medicaid enrollment on the receipt and completion of adjuvant chemotherapy and the likelihood of evaluation by an oncologist for those patients who do not initiate chemotherapy.
  18. doi Burden of concomitant asthma and COPD in a Medicaid population
    Fadia T Shaya
    Pharmaceutical Health Services Research Department, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, 220 Arch St, Twelfth Floor, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Chest 134:14-9. 2008
    ..This study compares utilization outcomes in patients with asthma, COPD, or co-occurring asthma and COPD in a Medicaid population, and assesses the incremental burden of COPD in patients with asthma.
  19. doi Predictors of nursing home hospitalization: a review of the literature
    David C Grabowski
    Harvard Medical School, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 65:3-39. 2008
    ..Finally, financial variables related to hospitalization included nursing home ownership status and state Medicaid policies, such as nursing home payment rates and bed-hold requirements...
  20. ncbi Off-label use of antipsychotic medications in Medicaid
    Douglass L Leslie
    Penn State University College of Medicine, Public Health Sciences and Psychiatry, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Am J Manag Care 18:e109-17. 2012
    To determine how often antipsychotics are prescribed off-label to adults without schizophrenia or bipolar disorder who are enrolled in Medicaid, which pays for more than 70% of antipsychotic prescriptions in the United States.
  21. pmc Rates and predictors of 30-day readmission among commercially insured and Medicaid-enrolled patients hospitalized with systolic heart failure
    Larry A Allen
    Section of Advanced Heart Failure and Transplantation, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 5:672-9. 2012
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  22. pmc Methadone maintenance and state Medicaid managed care programs
    D McCarty
    Brandeis University, USA
    Milbank Q 77:341-62, 274. 1999
    Coverage for methadone services in state Medicaid plans may facilitate access to the most effective therapy for heroin dependence...
  23. ncbi Warfarin exposure and the risk of thromboembolic and major bleeding events among medicaid patients with atrial fibrillation
    Luke Boulanger
    Boston Health Economics, Waltham, MA 02451, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 40:1024-9. 2006
    Outcomes of anticoagulation have been assessed in commercially insured populations, but similar data do not exist for Medicaid populations.
  24. doi Improving pediatric asthma control among minority children participating in medicaid: providing practice redesign support to deliver a chronic care model
    Judith Fifield
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Ave, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    J Asthma 47:718-27. 2010
    ..National Asthma Education and Prevention Program Guidelines recommend a multimodal, chronic care approach...
  25. doi Mortality and access to care among adults after state Medicaid expansions
    Benjamin D Sommers
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 367:1025-34. 2012
    Several states have expanded Medicaid eligibility for adults in the past decade, and the Affordable Care Act allows states to expand Medicaid dramatically in 2014. Yet the effect of such changes on adults' health remains unclear...
  26. ncbi Medical utilization associated with palivizumab compliance in a commercial and managed medicaid health plan
    Jocelyn L Diehl
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Health Plan, 112 Washington Pl, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, USA
    J Manag Care Pharm 16:23-31. 2010
    ....
  27. doi Treatment patterns for schizoaffective disorder and schizophrenia among Medicaid patients
    Mark Olfson
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York State Psychiatric Institute, 1051 Riverside Dr, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:210-6. 2009
    ..This study compared background characteristics, pharmacologic treatment, and service use of adults treated for schizoaffective disorder and adults treated for schizophrenia...
  28. pmc Lipid-lowering agents and the risk of hip fracture in a Medicaid population
    W A Ray
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and the Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Nashville VAMC, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    Inj Prev 8:276-9. 2002
    ..However, this comparison may be biased by unmeasured factors associated with treated hyperlipidemias...
  29. pmc Outpatient antipsychotic treatment and inpatient costs of schizophrenia
    Steven C Marcus
    Department of Social Policy and Practice, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Schizophr Bull 34:173-80. 2008
    To estimate the proportions of acute care inpatient admissions and hospital days for schizophrenia patients in the Medicaid program that are attributable to gaps in outpatient antipsychotic treatment and to calculate the corresponding ..
  30. doi Recommendation for and receipt of cancer screenings among medicaid recipients 50 years and older
    C Annette DuBard
    Division of Medical Assistance, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:2014-21. 2008
    Persons of low socioeconomic status, including those with Medicaid coverage, are more likely to be diagnosed with cancer at an advanced stage, but little is known about cancer screening practices among Medicaid recipients...
  31. pmc Quality of care associated with common chronic diseases in a 9-state Medicaid population utilizing claims data: an evaluation of medication and health care use and costs
    Julie L Priest
    GlaxoSmithKline, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Popul Health Manag 14:43-54. 2011
    ..retrospective study was to utilize claims data to establish a quality-of-care benchmark in a large multistate Medicaid population overall and by race...
  32. pmc Electronic health records vs Medicaid claims: completeness of diabetes preventive care data in community health centers
    Jennifer E DeVoe
    Department of Family Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Ann Fam Med 9:351-8. 2011
    ..We aimed (1) to create individual-level linkages between EHR data from a network of CHCs and Medicaid claims from 2005 through 2007; (2) to examine congruence between these data sources; and (3) to identify ..
  33. doi Comparative resource utilization in medicaid-eligible patients with asthma treated with fixed-dose fluticasone propionate/salmeterol or fluticasone propionate monotherapy
    Richard H Stanford
    GlaxoSmithKline, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA
    Clin Ther 32:1782-93. 2010
    The aim of this work was to compare rates of asthma-related health service utilization for Medicaid-eligible pediatric and adult patients with asthma treated with fixed-dose fluticasone propionate/salmeterol (FSC) or fluticasone ..
  34. pmc From Medicaid to uninsured: drop-out among children in public insurance programs
    Benjamin D Sommers
    Health Policy, University of Harvard, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:59-78. 2005
    To estimate a national disenrollment rate among children in Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP); to determine what share of disenrollment is due to acquiring other insurance or losing eligibility; and to examine ..
  35. pmc Increasing consumer demand among Medicaid enrollees for tobacco dependence treatment: the Wisconsin "Medicaid covers it" campaign
    Paula A Keller
    University of Wisconsin Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Am J Health Promot 25:392-5. 2011
    Smoking prevalence among Medicaid enrollees is higher than among the general population, but use of evidence-based cessation treatment is low. We evaluated whether a communications campaign improved cessation treatment utilization.
  36. doi The role of Medicaid in promoting access to high-quality, high-value maternity care
    Anne Rossier Markus
    School of Public Health and Health Services, The George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
    Womens Health Issues 20:S67-78. 2010
    ..This aim must also be the primary goal of Medicaid in regard to providing access to high-quality care for women throughout the reproductive cycle...
  37. ncbi Physician and enrollee knowledge of Medicaid coverage for tobacco dependence treatments
    Sara B McMenamin
    Center for Health and Public Policy Studies, School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94720 7360, USA
    Am J Prev Med 26:99-104. 2004
    ..Two states with comprehensive coverage for tobacco-dependence treatments in their Medicaid programs were selected to document awareness of coverage for tobacco-dependence treatments among primary care ..
  38. pmc The cost burden of oral, oral pharyngeal, and salivary gland cancers in three groups: commercial insurance, Medicare, and Medicaid
    Jed J Jacobson
    Delta Dental of Michigan, University of Michigan, 4100 Okemos Road, Okemos, MI 48864, USA
    Head Neck Oncol 4:15. 2012
    ..Consequently the economic burden of oral cavity, oral pharyngeal, and salivary gland cancer (OC/OP/SG) must be understood. The cost of these cancers in the U.S. has not been investigated...
  39. pmc Linking improvements in health-related quality of life to reductions in Medicaid costs among students who use school-based health centers
    Terrance J Wade
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Brock University, 500 Glenridge Ave, St Catharines, Ontario, Canada, L2S 3A1
    Am J Public Health 100:1611-6. 2010
    We examined whether improvements in pediatric health-related quality of life (HRQOL) stemming from use of school-based health centers (SBHCs) resulted in lower Medicaid costs.
  40. doi Spatial accessibility to providers and vaccination compliance among children with medicaid
    Linda Y Fu
    Goldberg Center for Community Pediatric Health, Children s National Medical Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    Pediatrics 124:1579-86. 2009
    ..We examined the relationship between spatial accessibility to pediatric immunization providers and vaccination compliance in a low-income, urban population of children...
  41. doi Psychological and physical abuse among pregnant women in a Medicaid-sponsored prenatal program
    Jennifer E Raffo
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503, USA
    Public Health Nurs 27:385-98. 2010
    ....
  42. pmc The relationship between mental health diagnosis and treatment with second-generation antipsychotics over time: a national study of U.S. Medicaid-enrolled children
    Meredith Matone
    PolicyLab, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Health Serv Res 47:1836-60. 2012
    To describe the relationship between mental health diagnosis and treatment with antipsychotics among U.S. Medicaid-enrolled children over time.
  43. pmc Validation of diagnostic codes for outpatient-originating sudden cardiac death and ventricular arrhythmia in Medicaid and Medicare claims data
    Sean Hennessy
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 19:555-62. 2010
    ..This study examined the positive predictive value (PPV) of hospitalization and emergency department encounter diagnoses in identifying SD/VA events originating in the outpatient setting...
  44. pmc Health care expenditures for children with autism spectrum disorders in Medicaid
    Li Wang
    Penn State College of Medicine, Public Health Sciences, A210, 600 Centerview Drive, PO Box 855, Hershey, PA 17033 0855, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 49:1165-71. 2010
    To study trends in health care expenditures associated with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) in state Medicaid programs.
  45. ncbi The use of conventional antipsychotic medications for patients with schizophrenia in a medicaid population: therapeutic and cost outcomes over 2 years
    J S McCombs
    Department of Pharmaceutical Economics and Policy, School of Pharmacy, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Value Health 3:222-31. 2000
    ..To evaluate the association between drug therapy patterns achieved with conventional antipsychotics and direct healthcare costs over 2 years...
  46. doi Short- and long-term outcomes of coronary stenting in women versus men: results from the National Cardiovascular Data Registry Centers for Medicare & Medicaid services cohort
    Monique L Anderson
    7022 N Pavilion DUMC, PO Box 17969, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Circulation 126:2190-9. 2012
    ..Conflicting evidence exists on sex-based outcomes after coronary stenting...
  47. pmc Medicare and Medicaid: conflicting incentives for long-term care
    David C Grabowski
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Milbank Q 85:579-610. 2007
    The structure of Medicare and Medicaid creates conflicting incentives regarding dually eligible beneficiaries without coordinating their care...
  48. ncbi Persistence with overactive bladder pharmacotherapy in a Medicaid population
    Fadia T Shaya
    Center on Drugs and Public Policy, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, USA
    Am J Manag Care 11:S121-9. 2005
    ..This article compares persistence rates among Medicaid patients who were prescribed 1 of 3 drugs for treatment of OAB: 2 long-acting agents with once-daily dosing, ..
  49. pmc Effectiveness of preventive dental treatments by physicians for young Medicaid enrollees
    Bhavna T Pahel
    UNC School of Dentistry, 150 Old Dental Building, CB 7450, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7450, USA
    Pediatrics 127:e682-9. 2011
    ..To estimate the effectiveness of a medical office-based preventive dental program (Into the Mouths of Babes [IMB]), which included fluoride varnish application, in reducing treatments related to dental caries...
  50. ncbi Changing patterns of initial drug therapy for the treatment of hypertension in a Medicaid population, 2001-2005
    Robert Weiss
    Androscoggin Cardiology Associates, Auburn, ME 04210, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 8:706-12. 2006
    ..The Maine Medicaid database was searched for the drug classes used to initiate monotherapy for patients followed for at least 6 ..
  51. ncbi Health service use and outcomes among disabled Medicaid pregnant women
    Norma I Gavin
    RTI International, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709 2194, USA
    Womens Health Issues 16:313-22. 2006
    We investigated differences in health service use and pregnancy outcomes among women enrolled in Medicaid under eligibility categories for the blind and disabled and those enrolled under other eligibility categories.
  52. doi Prospective validation of eight different adherence measures for use with administrative claims data among patients with schizophrenia
    Sudeep Karve
    Department of Pharmacy Administration, College of Pharmacy, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
    Value Health 12:989-95. 2009
    ..predictive validity of eight different adherence measures by studying the variability explained between each measure and hospitalization episodes among Medicaid-eligible persons diagnosed with schizophrenia on antipsychotic monotherapy.
  53. doi Cost-effectiveness analysis of palivizumab among pre-term infant populations covered by Medicaid in the United States
    Leonard B Weiner
    State University of New York, Upstate Medical University, Department of Pediatrics, Syracuse, NY, USA
    J Med Econ 15:997-1018. 2012
    b>Medicaid infants are at high risk of severe respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) disease. The study objective was to estimate the cost-effectiveness of palivizumab in a Medicaid population.
  54. doi Using Medicaid claims to identify children with asthma
    Kevin J Dombkowski
    Child Health Evaluation and Research CHEAR Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 18:196-203. 2012
    ..We wished to understand the degree to which alternative asthma case definitions applied to administrative data influence the accuracy of cases identified in an immunization information system...
  55. ncbi Retention in publicly funded methadone maintenance treatment in two Western States
    Dennis Deck
    RMC Research Corporation, 522 SW Fifth Ave, Suite 1407, Portland, OR 97204, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 32:43-60. 2005
    ..examined individual and system characteristics associated with retention in methadone maintenance treatment among Medicaid-eligible adults in treatment for opiate use in Oregon and Washington...
  56. pmc Impact of prior authorization on the use and costs of lipid-lowering medications among Michigan and Indiana dual enrollees in Medicaid and Medicare: results of a longitudinal, population-based study
    Christine Y Lu
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Clin Ther 33:135-44. 2011
    Some Medicaid programs have adopted prior-authorization (PA) policies that require prescribers to request approval from Medicaid before prescribing drugs not included on a preferred drug list.
  57. doi Hydroxyurea adherence and associated outcomes among Medicaid enrollees with sickle cell disease
    Sean D Candrilli
    RTI Health Solutions, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Hematol 86:273-7. 2011
    ..Insurance claims of North Carolina Medicaid enrollees (6/2000-8/2008) with SCD were analyzed...
  58. doi Adherence and persistence with teriparatide among patients with commercial, Medicare, and Medicaid insurance
    S A Foster
    Eli Lilly and Company, Lilly Corporate Center, Indianapolis, IN 46285, USA
    Osteoporos Int 22:551-7. 2011
    ..Understanding factors such as prior screening, prior treatment history, and out of pocket costs that influence persistence with teriparatide may help clinicians make informed decisions...
  59. pmc Survival disparities by Medicaid status: an analysis of 8 cancers
    Siran M Koroukian
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Cancer 118:4271-9. 2012
    A study was undertaken to compare survival and 5-year mortality by Medicaid status in adults diagnosed with 8 select cancers.
  60. pmc Prevalence, incidence, and demographics of systemic lupus erythematosus and lupus nephritis from 2000 to 2004 among children in the US Medicaid beneficiary population
    Linda T Hiraki
    Harvard School of Public Health and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 64:2669-76. 2012
    To investigate the nationwide prevalence, incidence, and sociodemographics of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and lupus nephritis among children in the US Medicaid beneficiary population.
  61. pmc Ability of Medicaid claims data to identify incident cases of breast cancer in the Ohio Medicaid population
    Siran M Koroukian
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106 4945, USA
    Health Serv Res 38:947-60. 2003
    The use of Medicaid data to study cancer-related outcomes would be highly desirable. However, the accuracy of Medicaid claims data in the identification of incident cases of breast cancer is unknown.
  62. pmc Participatory design of mass health communication in three languages for seniors and people with disabilities on Medicaid
    Linda Neuhauser
    Community Health and Human Development Department, School of Public Health, 50 Warren Hall, MC7360, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:2188-95. 2009
    We used participatory design methods to develop and test guidebooks about health care choices intended for 600 000 English-, Spanish-, and Chinese-speaking seniors and people with disabilities receiving Medicaid in California.
  63. ncbi Prevention of early childhood caries in North Carolina medical practices: implications for research and practice
    R Gary Rozier
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7411, USA
    J Dent Educ 67:876-85. 2003
    ..program in which pediatricians, family physicians, and providers in community health clinics are reimbursed by Medicaid to provide preventive dental services for children (risk assessment, screening, referral, fluoride varnish ..
  64. pmc Impact of Medicaid prior authorization requirement for COX-2 inhibitor drugs in Nebraska
    Mark V Siracuse
    Department of Pharmacy Sciences, Creighton Health Services Research Program, School of Pharmacy and Health Professions, Creighton University, 2500 California Plaza Boyne 143H, Omaha, NE 68178, USA
    Health Serv Res 43:435-50. 2008
    Determine the impact of a Prior Authorization Requirement (PAR) program on Medicaid pharmacy expenditures and utilization.
  65. ncbi Factors associated with the initiation of alpha-interferon treatment in Medicaid patients diagnosed with hepatitis C
    J S Markowitz
    Health Data Analytics, Princeton, NJ 08550, USA
    J Viral Hepat 12:176-85. 2005
    ..A nested case-control design was used in California Medicaid (Medi-Cal) claims data covering the period from 1 January 1996 to 30 June 2002...
  66. doi Health care expenditures for Medicaid-covered males with haemophilia in the United States, 2008
    S Guh
    Division of Blood Disorders, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Haemophilia 18:276-83. 2012
    ..is an expensive disorder, no studies have estimated health care costs for Americans with haemophilia enrolled in Medicaid as distinct from those with employer-sponsored insurance (ESI)...
  67. doi Patient adherence and reimbursement amount for antidiabetic fixed-dose combination products compared with dual therapy among Texas Medicaid recipients
    Chelim Cheong
    Pharmacy Administration Department, College of Pharmacy, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas 78712 0127, USA
    Clin Ther 30:1893-907. 2008
    ..Little is known about the potential for improved adherence with and cost savings of fixed-dose combination therapy (FDCT) products compared with analogous dual therapy for type 2 diabetes mellitus...
  68. doi High asthma prevalence and increased morbidity among rural children in a Medicaid cohort
    Robert S Valet
    Division of Allergy, Pulmonary, and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 106:467-73. 2011
    ..Although rural children also encounter sociodemographic disparities that might be expected to worsen asthma, asthma in the rural United States is poorly studied...
  69. ncbi Racial and ethnic disparities in the provision of epidural analgesia to Georgia Medicaid beneficiaries during labor and delivery
    George Rust
    National Center for Primary Care, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:456-62. 2004
    The purpose of this study was to measure racial and ethnic differences in the proportion of Medicaid patients who receive epidural analgesia during labor and delivery.
  70. ncbi Quality of care in a Medicaid population with bipolar I disorder
    Alisa B Busch
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Program, McLean Hospital, 115 Mill St, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:848-54. 2007
    ..This study examined whether presenting diagnosis and treatment in intensive settings (hospitalization, partial hospitalization, or residential programs) are correlated with the subsequent treatment of bipolar I disorder...
  71. ncbi Assessing patterns of restorative and preventive care among children enrolled in Medicaid, by type of dental care provider
    L Susan Taichman
    Department of Periodontics and Oral Medicine, School of Dentistry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 140:886-94. 2009
    The authors investigate the relationship of preventive dental treatment to subsequent receipt of comprehensive treatment among Medicaid-enrolled children.
  72. doi Adjuvant chemotherapy among medicaid-enrolled patients diagnosed with nonmetastatic colon cancer
    KRISTIE L FOLEY
    Medical Humanities Program, Davidson College, NC 28035, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 34:120-4. 2011
    ..This article describes the characteristics associated with chemotherapy among a Medicaid-insured population diagnosed with colon cancer.
  73. doi Adherence, discontinuation, and switching of biologic therapies in medicaid enrollees with rheumatoid arthritis
    Pengxiang Li
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Value Health 13:805-12. 2010
    This study examined adherence, discontinuation, and switching of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) biologics over a 1-year period after initiation of the biologic treatment in Medicaid patients with RA.
  74. doi ADHD medication use, adherence, persistence and cost among Texas Medicaid children
    Jamie C Barner
    College of Pharmacy, Pharmacy Administration Division, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712 0124, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 27:13-22. 2011
    ..2) Determine factors (e.g., medication type, demographics, concomitant medication use) associated with ADHD medication adherence and persistence. (3) Compare ADHD medication costs...
  75. ncbi Access to dental care services for Medicaid children: variations by urban/rural categories in Illinois
    Gayle R Byck
    Illinois Regional Health Workforce Center, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60607, USA
    J Rural Health 18:512-20. 2002
    Poor oral health status and limited access to dental care have been recognized as problems for children from Medicaid and low-income families. However, little is known about dental access for Medicaid-enrolled children in rural areas...
  76. doi Medical utilization and costs associated with statin adherence in Medicaid enrollees with type 2 diabetes
    Jun Wu
    The Ohio State University, College of Public Health, Columbus, OH, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 45:342-9. 2011
    ..Statin adherence is a serious problem in patients with hyperlipidemia. However, it is not clear whether statin adherence is associated with medical utilization or health-care costs...
  77. ncbi Interruptions in Medicaid coverage and risk for hospitalization for ambulatory care-sensitive conditions
    Andrew B Bindman
    San Francisco General Hospital and University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
    Ann Intern Med 149:854-60. 2008
    ..Many low-income U.S. citizens experience interruptions in health insurance coverage...
  78. pmc Race and medication adherence in Medicaid enrollees with type-2 diabetes
    Rahul A Shenolikar
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Administration, The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy, Columbus, OH, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 98:1071-7. 2006
    ..The study objective was to determine the association between race and medication adherence among type-2 diabetes patients...
  79. pmc A longitudinal study of medicaid coverage for tobacco dependence treatments in Massachusetts and associated decreases in hospitalizations for cardiovascular disease
    Thomas Land
    Massachusetts Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Program, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS Med 7:e1000375. 2010
    ..utilization and costs is a barrier to the broader adoption of this policy, especially by publicly funded state Medicaid insurance programs...
  80. ncbi A comparison of self-reported use of behavioral health services with Medicaid agency records in Minnesota
    Timothy J Beebe
    Survey Research Center, Department of Health Sciences Research, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 200 First Street S W, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:1652-4. 2006
    ..This study examined how well recipients of psychiatric or substance abuse services self-report their care...
  81. ncbi Parent/caregiver satisfaction with their child's Medicaid plan and behavioral health providers
    Craig Anne Heflinger
    Department of Human and Organizational Development, Peabody College, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Ment Health Serv Res 6:23-32. 2004
    ..through satisfaction ratings by their parents/caregivers about their behavioral health provider and their Medicaid behavioral health plan...
  82. pmc Measuring the quality of care provided to dually enrolled Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries living in nursing homes
    David S Zingmond
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 911 Broxton Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1736, USA
    Med Care 47:536-44. 2009
    ....
  83. pmc Level of blood pressure above goal and clinical inertia in a Medicaid population
    Anthony J Viera
    Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Am Soc Hypertens 4:244-54. 2010
    ..We reviewed 1 year's worth of primary care records of 3742 North Carolina Medicaid recipients 21 years and older with hypertension (a total of 15,516 office visits) to examine variations in ..
  84. doi Contrasting measures of adherence with simple drug use, medication switching, and therapeutic duplication
    Bradley C Martin
    Division of Pharmaceutical Evaluation and Policy, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 43:36-44. 2009
    ..Occurrences of medication switching and polypharmacy or therapeutic duplication can substantially complicate adherence calculations when adherence to a therapeutic class is sought...
  85. ncbi The Medicaid Rx model: pharmacy-based risk adjustment for public programs
    T Gilmer
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego 92093 0622, USA
    Med Care 39:1188-202. 2001
    ..Here, we explore the use of pharmacy data as an alternative or complement to diagnostic data in risk adjustment...
  86. ncbi Examining costs of chronic conditions in a Medicaid population
    Robert I Garis
    University of Oklahoma, School of Pharmacy, USA
    Manag Care 11:43-50. 2002
    ..To compare health care costs and their components in patients with chronic illnesses...
  87. ncbi Medicaid costs associated with the hospitalization of young children for restorative dental treatment under general anesthesia
    M J Kanellis
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242, USA
    J Public Health Dent 60:28-32. 2000
    This paper examines the cost to the Iowa Medicaid program of hospitalizing young children for restorative dental care under general anesthesia, and describes the dental services received in this setting.
  88. pmc Medicaid coverage for tobacco dependence treatments in Massachusetts and associated decreases in smoking prevalence
    Thomas Land
    Massachusetts Tobacco Control Program, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e9770. 2010
    ..In July 2006, the Massachusetts health care reform law mandated tobacco cessation coverage for the Massachusetts Medicaid population...
  89. ncbi Morbidity and mortality of colorectal carcinoma surgery differs by insurance status
    Rachel Rapaport Kelz
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Cancer 101:2187-94. 2004
    ....
  90. ncbi Partial compliance and risk of rehospitalization among California Medicaid patients with schizophrenia
    Peter J Weiden
    State University of New York in Brooklyn, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 55:886-91. 2004
    The objective of this study was to evaluate the relationship between compliance with an antipsychotic medication regimen and risk of hospitalization in a cohort of California Medicaid patients with schizophrenia.
  91. pmc The association between health insurance coverage and diabetes care; data from the 2000 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
    Karin M Nelson
    Primary and Specialty Medical Care Service, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, 1660 South Columbian Way, S 111 GIMC, Seattle, WA 98107, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:361-72. 2005
    ..To describe the association between type of health insurance coverage and the quality of care provided to individuals with diabetes in the United States...
  92. pmc Trends in use of opioids for non-cancer pain conditions 2000-2005 in commercial and Medicaid insurance plans: the TROUP study
    Mark D Sullivan
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Division of Consultation Liaison Psychiatry, University of Washington, Box 356560, 1959 NE Pacific Street, Seattle, WA 98195 6560, USA
    Pain 138:440-9. 2008
    ..and commercially insured population (HealthCore plan data) and one state-based and publicly-insured (Arkansas Medicaid) population over a six year period (2000-2005)...
  93. pmc Problems with access to dental care for Medicaid-insured children: what caregivers think
    Mahyar Mofidi
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, 725 Airport Rd Bldg, Campus Box 7590, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:53-8. 2002
    This study aimed to gain insight into the experiences, attitudes, and perceptions of a racially and ethnically diverse group of caregivers regarding barriers to dental care for their Medicaid-insured children.
  94. ncbi Frequent users of Massachusetts emergency departments: a statewide analysis
    Kathleen Kerwin Fuda
    Massachusetts Division of Health Care Finance and Policy, Boston, MA
    Ann Emerg Med 48:9-16. 2006
    ..We describe the epidemiology of frequent users of emergency departments (EDs), using a statewide dataset derived from linked ED, observation stay, and inpatient hospital discharge databases...
  95. pmc Coverage of obesity treatment: a state-by-state analysis of Medicaid and state insurance laws
    Jennifer S Lee
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The George Washington University, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Public Health Rep 125:596-604. 2010
    We determined whether state Medicaid programs cover recommended treatments for adult and pediatric obesity and to what extent states regulate the treatment and coverage of obesity by private insurers.
  96. doi The association of race, comorbid anxiety, and antidepressant adherence among Medicaid enrollees with major depressive disorder
    Chung Hsuen Wu
    Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Res Social Adm Pharm 8:193-205. 2012
    ..African-Americans with depression are less likely to adhere to antidepressant treatment. Knowledge of the association between race, comorbid anxiety, and adherence among Medicaid enrollees with depression is limited.
  97. doi An empirical basis for standardizing adherence measures derived from administrative claims data among diabetic patients
    Sudeep Karve
    Division of Pharmaceutical Evaluation and Policy, Department of Pharmacy Practice, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205 7122, USA
    Med Care 46:1125-33. 2008
    ..validity of 8 different adherence measures by studying the variability explained between each measure and 2 outcome measures: hospitalization episodes and total nonpharmacy cost among Medicaid eligible persons diagnosed with diabetes.
  98. ncbi Validation of ICD-9 codes with a high positive predictive value for incident strokes resulting in hospitalization using Medicaid health data
    Christianne L Roumie
    Veterans Administration, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Tennessee Valley Geriatric Research Education Clinical Center GRECC, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 17:20-6. 2008
    To validate ICD 9 codes with a high positive predictive value (PPV) for incident strokes. The study population consisted of Tennessee Medicaid enrollees aged from 50 to 84 years.
  99. ncbi Predictors of warfarin use among Ohio medicaid patients with new-onset nonvalvular atrial fibrillation
    Joseph A Johnston
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:1705-10. 2003
    ..Despite demonstrated efficacy in stroke prevention, warfarin is underused in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF). Reasons for warfarin nonuse are unclear...
  100. pmc Preventive dental utilization for Medicaid-enrolled children in Iowa identified with intellectual and/or developmental disability
    Donald L Chi
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, College of Dentistry, Public Policy Center, The University of Iowa, IA 52246, USA
    J Public Health Dent 70:35-44. 2010
    ..To compare preventive dental utilization for children with intellectual and/or developmental disability (IDD) and those without IDD and to identify factors associated with dental utilization...
  101. pmc Determinants and policy implications of male circumcision in the United States
    Arleen A Leibowitz
    Department of Public Policy, UCLA School of Public Affairs, Box 951656, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1656, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:138-45. 2009
    We sought to determine whether lack of state Medicaid coverage for infant male circumcision correlates with lower circumcision rates.

Research Grants92

  1. CT EIP Capacities ACA Grant
    TRACEY L WEEKS; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..for the prevention of blood stream infections among dialysis patients initiated by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services and CDC...
  2. Vascular Structure and Function in Arteriovenous Fistula Maturation
    Jonathan Himmelfarb; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..in clinical practice guidelines as well as clinical performance measures utilized by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Indeed, CMS has launched a major initiative to increase the prevalence of AVF (Fistula First)...
  3. Comparative safety &effectiveness of antihypertensive medications in pregnancy
    BRIAN THOMAS BATEMAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..early fetal exposure to the medication?" The study will be performed using a pregnancy cohort obtained from the Medicaid Analytic Extract (MAX), a large population-based claims database...
  4. Pregnancy Folate Status &Early Childhood Respiratory &Atopic Disease Outcomes
    KECIA NICOLE CARROLL; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..prescriptions filled during pregnancy in a retrospective cohort of 80,000 mother-child dyads from the Tennessee Medicaid population...
  5. Epidemiologic Study of Sick Sinus Syndrome
    Alvaro Alonso; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..events will be identified from hospitalization discharge codes and Medicare (from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)) data...
  6. South Carolina Study for Adolescents and Young Adults with Rare Conditions
    SUZANNE W MCDERMOTT; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..For the 15-24 year age group, using only two data sources, the Hospital Discharge Data Set (HDDS) and Medicaid for the period 2000-2009, we have already identified 83 adolescents and young adults with fragile X syndrome, 635 ..
  7. CAT B Existing Wyoming PRAMS
    Joseph Grandpre; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..women, as these groups have been oversampled to obtain adequate representation for analysis, as well as women on Medicaid and women enrolled in the Women, Infants, and Children's (WIC) program during pregnancy...
  8. The 24th Annual Symposium on Career Opportunities in Health Professions from Apri
    Thomas Adams; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Cheryl Gilbreath, Health Insurance Specialist with the Center of Medicare and Medicaid Services in MD), education (Dr. Douglas M. Willis, Professor at Texas Southern University) and research (Dr...
  9. Micro-patterned surfaces for reducing the risk of catheter-associated UTI
    SHRAVANTHI REDDY; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..S. alone. Recent reimbursement changes from the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services will place this cost burden directly onto hospitals, creating an immediate incentive to address this ..
  10. Personality and Health Services Use and Expenditures of Older Persons
    Bruce Friedman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..obtained from these daily Journals (Aim 2), and Medicare claims data provided by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (Aim 3). Utilization will be estimated by negative binomial, two- part, and/or hurdle regression models...
  11. Predicting the burden of renal disease among liver transplant recipients
    Pratima Sharma; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..use national data from the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (SRTR) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) ESRD Program to conduct these studies...
  12. Does Violence Against Women result in disparities in cancer care for women with b
    Ann L Coker; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The Medicare claims data, administered by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, include comprehensive coverage of medical services regardless of where the patients seek care in the ..
  13. Health Systems, Quality of Care, and Outcomes in SLE
    Edward H Yelin; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..medical markets;4) establish the relationship among such features of the health care system as type of insurance (Medicaid, Medicare, or private), form of insurance (managed care or fee-for-service), and extent of cost sharing and ..
  14. VITAL-DEP: Depression Endpoint Prevention in the VITamin D and OmegA-3 TriaL
    OLIVIA IFEOMA OKEREKE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..and additional data on psychiatric visits, diagnoses, and medications from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services database...
  15. Pharmacoepidemiology of Atypical Antipsychotic Drugs
    William V Bobo; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..It also includes training in the use of four important pharmacoepidemiology databases: the Tennessee Medicaid research database (training via my research studies), the FDA's adverse event reporting system (AERS, ..
  16. Falls in the Community Dwelling Elderly with a History of Cancer
    SANDRA LEE SPOELSTRA; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Home and Community Based Services program combined with information from the Cancer Registry, and Medicare and Medicaid claims...
  17. Statewide Intervention to Reduce Early Mortality in Persons with Mental Illness
    Stephen J Bartels; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..cessation, and self-efficacy, and (2) an academic detailing intervention (AD) that will target prescribers using Medicaid pharmacy claims to encourage decreased use of antipsychotic agents with high weight-gain propensity and decreased ..
  18. Pre-existing Diabetes and Pregnancy
    Caitlin A Knox; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Data sources will include the Medicaid Analytic eXtract (MAX) database and the National Vital Birth Certificate Records (BCR) for Florida, Texas, New ..
  19. Investigational Safety and Toxicity Studies of Subcutaneous COG1410 for Alzheimer
    MICHAEL PETER VITEK; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Medicare and Medicaid spend $148 Billion or about 20% of their combined programs on the care of AD patients, as there is no effective ..
  20. Aging Together: Brothers and Sisters of the Wisconsin Longitudinal Study
    John Robert Warren; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..These include: obtaining large, stable samples of DNA from graduates and siblings;regularly linking to Medicare/Medicaid records and to the National Death Index;and interviewing survivors of deceased graduates and siblings (widows or ..
  21. A Translational Framework for Methodological Rigor to Improve Patient Centered Ou
    Francesca Dominici; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..be the largest populations studied to date (N=24,142, Part A Medicare data, N=9,343 SEER-Medicare, and N=9,320, Medicaid-Tumor Registry, N=GBM cases)...
  22. Maryland Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System: population-based surveillan
    Diana Cheng; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Program briefs completed in 2010 include "Alcohol Use and Binge Drinking" (April 2010), "Medicaid Coverage" (May 2010), and "Comments from PRAMS Mothers" (June 2010)...
  23. Training to Improve Late-Stage Dementia Care
    JOHN V HOBDAY; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..8). The economic cost of ADRD includes $148 billion in direct costs to Medicare and Medicaid (not including the costs paid for by the Department of Veterans'Affairs, private health care, and long-term ..
  24. Disparities in Cancer Screening: The Role of Medicaid Policy
    LINDSAY MARIE SABIK; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..provided by applicant): This study examines how existing and new policies that affect the generosity of state Medicaid programs impact breast and cervical cancer screening and related health outcomes among low-income women...
  25. Longitudinal Study of Dental Caries in VLBW Infants
    Suchitra S Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..VLBW and ECC disproportionately affects poor and minority children costing Medicaid billions of dollars annually for treatment...
  26. Should high-risk statin utilization rates be increased for complex AMI patients?
    John M Brooks; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..patients with AMI that have Medicare "Part D" prescription drug coverage in the Centers for Medicare &Medicaid Services (CMS) Chronic Condition Data Warehouse (CCW) to analyze the effectiveness of high-dose statins within ..
  27. Acute Coronary Syndrome Outcomes for Medicare Patients
    SALLY STEARNS; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..of this project are to use national Medicare hospital and physician claims from the Centers for Medicare &Medicaid Services to address four specific aims;1) Identify the factors associated with diffusion of mechanical myocardial ..
  28. The North Carolina Cleft Outcomes Study
    Ronald P Strauss; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..birth defects registry, early intervention data, state-wide education data, vital statistics, health services, Medicaid enrollment records and paid claims, and clinically relevant information...
  29. EVOLUTION OF PSYCHOPATHOLOGY IN THE POPULATION
    William W Eaton; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The 1920 subjects from the 1993 Baltimore ECA site follow-up will be linked to Medicare and Medicaid records for the years 1995-2004 to improve estimates of direct costs...
  30. Azithromycin and Sudden Cardiac Death: Electrophysiologic Mechanisms
    Katherine T Murray; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We have performed a large pharmacoepidemiologic study using the Tennessee Medicaid database, demonstrating that azithromycin increases the risk of sudden cardiac death by several fold...
  31. National Trends in Brain Health: a Follow-Up Study of CIND and Dementia in the US
    David R Weir; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..significant costs and burdens for families, the health care system, and public programs such as Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security...
  32. Patient-Reported Oral Health Outcomes Measurement Information System
    Honghu Liu; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..oral health items banks and short and long forms developed from this project can be used by licensing agencies, Medicaid programs, community clinics and private practices, and oral health researchers and professionals for oral health ..
  33. Improving Methods for Comparative Effectiveness Research in Cardiovascular Care
    SOKO SETOGUCHI-IWATA; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..in patients with heart failure (HF) and coronary artery disease (CAD) by linking large claims databases from Medicaid, state pharmacy assistance programs, and Medicare with large clinical registries of CAD and HF and 2) develop and ..
  34. Opioid selection and the risk of serious infections in older adults
    Carlos G Grijalva; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The proposed studies will use a retrospective cohort study design and data from Tennessee Medicaid, to compare the incidence of serious infections associated with the use of selected opioids while controlling for ..
  35. Metabolic Screening: Prioritizing Implementation Strategies for Mental Health
    Elaine H Morrato; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..To reach these aims, a unique and comprehensive dataset of Medicaid providers and patient claims data from the State of Missouri will be analyzed...
  36. Estimating Hospital Outcome Quality: Applications to Pay-for-Performance
    Andrew M Ryan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The second area of research I will pursue is an evaluation of the Massachusetts Medicaid (MassHealth) hospital-based pay-for-performance (P4P) program...
  37. Diabetes Prevention in the Vitamin D and Omega-3 Trial
    Yiqing Song; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..and hypoglycemic medication will be retrieved by linking the trial participants with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) database...
  38. Are Cardioprotective Medications Effective in ESRD?
    Theresa I Shireman; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..medications in ESRD entails combining two national data sources: the United States Renal Data System (USRDS) and Medicaid drug data...
  39. Effects of Physician Social Networks on Surgical Quality, Safety, and Costs
    John Malcolm Hollingsworth; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Completion of the proposed research will inform the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and other large payers on the extent to which strengthening interactions between physicians, in general, ..
  40. Novel Control Group to Expand the Scope of the RELIVE Living Kidney Donor Study
    Robert M Merion; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..data have been enriched with linkages to data from the National Death Index (NDI), Centers for Medicare &Medicaid Services (CMS), Social Security Death Master File (SSDMF), and Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients/Organ ..
  41. The Impact of Coordinating Medicare and Medicaid benefits for the dually-eligible
    Hye Young Jung; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..However, the current financial scheme for duals creates incentives to shift cost between Medicare and Medicaid, often hindering efforts to improve quality of care and potentially limiting access for this vulnerable sub ..
  42. Impact of Heath Information Technology on Delivery and Quality of Patient Care
    AMANDA JANE HESSELS; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Systems Society (HIMSS) Dorenfest Institute database of EHR implementation, 4) Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) data from the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems Survey (HCAHPS), ..
  43. FOR MOMS:Culturally Relevant Treatment for Perinatal Depression
    Nancy K Grote; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We propose to enroll a sample of 220 depressed, pregnant women on Medicaid from PHSKC and will test the effectiveness of the FOR MOMS intervention relative to usual care for antenatal ..
  44. Oral Health Disparities Among Medicaid Beneficiaries
    Sujha Subramanian; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..b>Medicaid is an important source of insurance coverage for low-income racial and ethnic minorities, and also for the ..
  45. Examining the effect of a provider-delivered intervention among Medicaid smokers
    AMY K FERKETITCH; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..efficacy data for a physician office-delivered smoking cessation intervention targeting smokers enrolled in Medicaid Managed Care Programs (MMCPs) in Ohio Appalachia...
  46. Regional Variation of FDG-PET Scans to diagnose lung cancer
    Eric L Grogan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..F18-Fluorodeoxyglucose Positron Emission Tomography (FDG- PET) is approved by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for diagnosing suspicious lung nodules and is currently the most accurate non-invasive diagnostic ..
  47. First preventive dental visit: Disparities in needs, costs + behavioral insights
    Peter C Damiano; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..insights This study investigates the predictors and outcomes of age at first preventive dental visit (AFPDV) for Medicaid-enrolled children-a dentally underserved population...
  48. ACCF-STS Database Collaboration on the Comparative Effectiveness of PCI and CABG
    William S Weintraub; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Cardiology Foundation (ACCF) and The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS), as well as the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services MEDPAR data...
  49. Development of an Atmospheric Plasma Applicator to Treat Chronic Wounds
    Kimberly Kelly-Wintenberg; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Since many chronic wound patients are 65 years of age or older and covered by Medicare or Medicaid, there is a push to look at lower-cost alternative treatment technologies...
  50. A Pediatric Quality Measurement Center and Testing Laboratory
    Jeffrey H Silber; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Stakeholder alliances with State Medicaid Directors, Independence Blue Cross of Pennsylvania, clinicians, families, and others, will provide substantive ..
  51. Prevention of Dental Caries in Early Head Start Children
    RICHARD GARY ROZIER; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..As part of a statewide Medicaid program, about 500 medical offices are providing preventive dental services for children, including screening, ..
  52. The Survival from Acute Myocardial Infarction (SAMI) Initiative
    Henry H Ting; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Publicly reported data from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services demonstrate that 30-day mortality rates averages 15.9% for hospitals in the United States...
  53. Transition of Primary Care Medical Group Practices to the Next Generation
    John Kralewski; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Both have commercial, Medicare, and Medicaid patients...
  54. Causes and Consequences of Healthcare Efficiency
    Jonathan S Skinner; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We use Medicare, Medicaid, and nursing home data to study the cost and quality of care for high-need and often high-cost patients within ..
  55. Data Infrastructure for Post-Marketing Comparative Effectiveness Studies
    SEAN P HENNESSY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..their previous work and established data resources by extending their current 1999-2005 database of five large Medicaid programs (California, Florida, New York, Ohio, and Pennsylvania) through 2007 (a total ever-enrolled population ..
  56. Neurohormonal Blockade and Outcomes in Diastolic Heart Failure
    Ali Ahmed; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Center (ResDAC) to obtain long-term data on mortality and hospitalization from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and study the associations of neurohormonal blockade and long-term outcome in eligible patients...
  57. Oregon's Coordinated Care Organizations Integrate Care for Drug Use Disorders
    Dennis McCarty; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The innovative Oregon Health Plan (Medicaid) is a national leader in healthcare reform...
  58. Evaluating Clostridium difficile Infection in Hospitalized Patients
    AMY LYNN PAKYZ; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The Center for Medicare &Medicaid Services no longer reimburses for costs associated with certain HAIs...
  59. VANDERBILT CENTER FOR EDUCATION/RESEARCH ON THERAPEUTICS
    Wayne A Ray; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Our theme is Promoting Optimal Pharmacotherapy in Medicaid and Veterans'Health Administration Populations...
  60. Medications and the Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death
    Wayne A Ray; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We have utilized the Tennessee Medicaid automated database to identify important, yet unexpected, increased risks of sudden cardiac death for several ..
  61. Medicaid Expansion in Oregon: Access and Health Outcomes for Women and Infants
    Jeff Luck; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..However, the 2014 expansion of Medicaid under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) will make millions of low-income women newly eligible ..
  62. Drug Cost Containment Changes and Quality of Care for Mentally Ill Dual Enrollees
    Stephen B Soumerai; Fiscal Year: 2012
    DESCRIPTION (provided by the applicant): Disabled, low income Americans who receive both Medicaid and Medicare insurance coverage (i.e., dual enrollees), represent one of the fastest growing segments of the Medicare population...
  63. USING CLAIMS DATA FOR CANCER SURVEILLANCE
    Lynne Penberthy; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..The three claims-based files to be linked to the VCR are: Medicare, Medicaid, and the statewide hospital discharge summary files...
  64. Harnessing Health IT for Self-Management Support and Medication Activation in a M
    Dean Schillinger; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..participants with communication barriers, such as limited literacy and limited English proficiency, and among Medicaid recipients and the uninsured...
  65. Access to Care of Medicare and Medicaid Enrollees
    Marlene Niefeld; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..care services to determine their impact on resource utilization among the community-dwelling Medicare and Medicaid dual enrollee population age 65 and over...
  66. Medicare Part D Cost-Sharing and Treatment of Mental Disorders Among Disabled Dua
    Julie Marie Donohue; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Mentally ill, disabled Medicare beneficiaries who are dually eligible for Medicaid are in poor health, have very low incomes, and high pharmacy utilization...
  67. ADULT MEDICAID PATIENTS' DENTAL VISITS IN EDS
    Leonard Cohen; Fiscal Year: 1999
    Broad Objective: To evaluate adult Maryland Medicaid patients' patterns of use of hospital emergency departments (EDs) for the treatment of mouth pain and infections associated with teeth and periodontal tissues...
  68. Impact of Medicaid Policy on cardiovascular drug use and clinical outcomes
    Michael A Fischer; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..the high cost of many cardiovascular medications concerns insurers, especially in public programs such as Medicaid which face severe budget constraints...
  69. Evaluating Psychotropic Oversight on the Safety of Children in Foster Care
    THOMAS I MACKIE; Fiscal Year: 2012
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): State Medicaid, child welfare and mental health agencies currently confront a crisis regarding safe psychopharmacology for children in foster care...
  70. Medicaid Managed Care for MH Services in Rural Settings
    Cathleen Willging; Fiscal Year: 2003
    In July 1997, the State of New Mexico established a Medicaid managed care (MMC) Program for physical and mental health services...
  71. CHICAGO INNER CITY ASTHMA STUDY
    Richard Evans; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Any intervention to reduce morbidity in this Medicaid-dependent population should not only be multifaceted but also reasonably priced...
  72. CONTINUITY & COORDINATION OF MEDICAID CARE
    Andrea Gerstenberger; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..Maryland recently initiated a Medicaid managed care program, it's top two objectives being "increasing the continuity of care" and creating "closer ..
  73. Medicaid cutbacks and clients with severe mental illness
    Bentson McFarland; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In the meantime, policy-makers remain greatly interested in the impact of Medicaid reductions on individuals with severe mental illness...
  74. Heterogeneity and Econometric Net Cost Estimates of Schizophrenia Drug Treatments
    David Salkever; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..the economic rationale for these expenditures has become a major mental health policy concern, particularly for Medicaid programs that fund 80% of this spending...
  75. Methadone Benefit Elimination--Oregon Health Plan
    Bret Fuller; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..eliminated payment for methadone maintenance and outpatient chemical dependency services for those under the Medicaid expansion, Oregon Health Plan-Standard...
  76. MEDICAID FINANCING FOR THE SEVERELY MENTALLY ILL
    Donald Steinwachs; Fiscal Year: 1990
    Financing health and mental health care for the severely mentally ill (SMI) has become increasingly dependent on Medicaid programs...
  77. Referrals for Dental Care from a Medical Office-Based Preventive Dental Program
    SALLY STEARNS; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..IMB), a comprehensive preventive dental program being offered in medical offices across North Carolina for Medicaid-enrolled children birth through 35 months of age...
  78. PATTERNS AND OUTCOMES OF CARE FOR MEDICAID MENTALLY ILL
    Donald Steinwachs; Fiscal Year: 2001
    DESCRIPTION (Applicant's abstract): In July, 1997, the State of Maryland is implementing managed care for its Medicaid enrollees, including all disabled persons (SSI) who are not on Medicare...
  79. INFANT FEEDING METHOD AND MEDICAID SERVICE UTILIZATION
    AYLIN RIEDEL; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..This study will use the Medicaid claims of a group approximately 950 infants linked to Vital Statistics and WIC files containing information about ..
  80. CLINICAL OUTCOMES OF CHILDREN BORN TO HIV INFECTED WOMEN
    Barbara Turner; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Of 2,254 New York State (NYS) Medicaid-enrolled, HIV-infected women delivering singletons from 1985-90), 65% had too few prenatal visits according to an ..
  81. MULTI-METHOD ASSESSMENT OF MEDICAID MANAGED CARE
    Howard Waitzkin; Fiscal Year: 2000
    During 1997, the State of New Mexico initiated a program of Medicaid managed care (MMC)...
  82. Developing a Community-Based ASD Research Registry
    PETER DOEHRING; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We will contact >15,000 Pennsylvania families of children diagnosed with ASD in the Medicaid system through a statewide needs assessment distributed by Pennsylvania's Bureau of Autism Services (BAS)...
  83. Parity, child mental health, and substance abuse
    ELLEN R MEARA; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Health Insurance Program (SCHIP), public health insurance coverage for children under 20 not income-eligible for Medicaid. SCHIP enrollees suffer behavioral health problems at higher rates than in the overall child population, like ..
  84. IMPACT OF TERMINATING SUBSTANCE ABUSE DISABILITY BENEFIT
    Robert Orwin; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The law ended Medicaid eligibility as well, leading to many chronic substance abuse patients losing Medicaid reimbursement for addiction ..
  85. Accelerating Utilization of CE Findings in Medicaid Mental Health
    Stephen Crystal; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): State Medicaid programs play a central role in the provision of mental health services in the U.S...
  86. IMPROVING THE HEALTH OF MEDICAID-ELIGIBLE INFANTS
    Peter Margolis; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..the feasibility of combined home and office- based interventions to improve access to care and health outcomes of Medicaid-eligible infants in North Carolina...
  87. EFFECTIVENESS OF RETROSPECTIVE DRUG UTILIZATION REVIEW
    BRIAN STROM; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..conducted in the elderly found that 28% of hospital admissions were due to medication problems, and showed that Medicaid recipients were at an especially increased risk...
  88. UNINTENDED OUTCOMES OF HEALTH CARE COST CONTAINMENT
    Stephen Soumerai; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..in the use of patient-level payment limits ("caps") to reduce costs for some outpatient health services in Medicaid. Very little information exists on the impact of these policies on the health status of specific sub-populations (..
  89. NURSING HOME CARE AT THE END-OF-LIFE: COST & QUALITY
    Vincent Mor; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..We propose to used linked Medicare, Medicaid, and NH resident assessment data drawn from Florida, supplemented with similar data from 7 other states, to ..
  90. THE ILLINOIS FAMILIES STUDY: CHILD WELL-BEING
    Jane Holl; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..child care, health, and domestic violence and will gather, quarterly administrative data about use of welfare, Medicaid, unemployment, and social services...
  91. NURSING INTERVENTIONS TO IMPROVE EPSDT UTILIZATION
    MAIJA SELBY HARRINGTON; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..families by increasing utilization of Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis prevention (HPDP) services for Medicaid-eligible children from birth to age 21...
  92. EFFECT OF MEDICAID DRUG COPAYMENTS ON OUTCOMES AND COSTS
    Neil Jordan; Fiscal Year: 2000
    Do prescription drug copayments actually lead to higher health services utilization and costs for Medicaid beneficiaries? Prescription drug expenditures in state Medicaid programs have risen at rates far in excess of inflation during the ..