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  1. Cumulative Expenditures under the DI, SSI, Medicare, and Medicaid Programs for a Cohort of Disabled Working-Age Adults.

    Health Services Research 50(2):514 (2015) PMID 25109322

    We matched records for a 10 percent nationally representative sample. Overall average cumulative expenditures are $292,401 through death or age 65, with 51.4 percent for cash benefits and 48.6 percent for health care. Expenditures are about twice the average for individuals first awarded benefits at...
  2. AcademyHealth Update.
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    Health Services Research 47(3 Pt 1):ix (2012) PMID 22568652

  3. AcademyHealth Update.
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    Health Services Research 46(4):ix (2011) PMID 21729067

  4. Modeling health care policy alternatives.

    Health Services Research 45(5 Pt 2):1541 (2010) PMID 20695914 PMCID PMC2965891

    We review microsimulation and cell-based models. For each type of model, we discuss data requirements and other factors that may affect its scope. We also discuss how to improve models by changing data collection and data access procedures. Materials and Methods. We review the modeling literature, d...
  5. Erratum.

    Health Services Research 44(5 Pt 2):1925 (2009) PMID 19735526

  6. Hospital diagnostic aggregation and risk-adjusted quality.

    Health Services Research 50(2):614 (2015) PMID 25100068

    To demonstrate the importance of diagnostic aggregation when assessing hospitals. Patient data from the Victorian Admitted Episodes Database (VAED), 1999/2000 to 2004/2005. Financial statements from public hospitals, 2002/2003 to 2004/2005. Risk-adjusted quality computed for each hospital using two...
  7. Modeling hospital-acquired pressure ulcer prevalence on medical-surgical units: nurse workload, expertise, and clinical processes of care.

    Health Services Research 50(2):351 (2015) PMID 25290866

    This study modeled the predictive power of unit/patient characteristics, nurse workload, nurse expertise, and hospital-acquired pressure ulcer (HAPU) preventive clinical processes of care on unit-level prevalence of HAPUs. Seven hundred and eighty-nine medical-surgical units (215 hospitals) in 2009....
  8. Variation in inpatient hospital prices and outpatient service quantities drive geographic differences in private spending in Texas.

    Health Services Research 49(6):1944 (2014) PMID 24919408

    We used observational data and decomposed overall and service-specific spending into health status and health status adjusted utilization and input prices and input prices adjusted for the BCBSTX and Medicare populations. Variation in overall BCBSTX spending across HRRs appeared driven by price vari...
  9. Expanding coverage to low-income childless adults in Massachusetts: implications for national health reform.

    Health Services Research 49 Suppl 2:2129 (2014) PMID 24834813

    We would expect to see large increases in coverage rates and commensurate gains in access to care for low-income childless adults. Linking state and federal surveys offers a strategy for leveraging the value of state-specific survey data for stronger policy evaluations. © Health Research and Educati...
  10. Impact of states' nurse work hour regulations on overtime practices and work hours among registered nurses.

    Health Services Research 49(5):1638 (2014) PMID 24779701

    We analyzed a nationally representative sample of registered nurses from the National Sample Survey of Registered Nurses for years 2004 and 2008. We obtained difference-in-differences estimates of the effect of the nurse work hour policies on the likelihood of working mandatory overtime, working mor...