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Lisa Clemans-Cope
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Lisa Clemans-Cope

Senior Research Associate

Biography

Lisa Clemans-Cope is a senior research associate in the Health Policy Center at the Urban Institute. Her areas of expertise include health insurance reform legislation and regulation, Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), dual health spending, access to and use of health care, private insurance, eligibles health-related survey data, and Medicaid claims data. Her current work includes quantitative and qualitative analyses of federal and state implementation of the Affordable Care Act, and an evaluation of children’s access to and use of health services in CHIP.

Clemans-Cope has published her research in the New England Journal of Medicine, Health Affairs, Pediatrics, and Inquiry. Her work has been widely cited in the media, including the Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Forbes, National Journal, FactCheck.org, Huffington Post, Incidental Economist, and Modern Healthcare. She has appeared on National Public Radio and Fox News.

Clemans-Cope has a BA in economics from Princeton University and a PhD in health economics from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

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