Lisa Clemans-Cope (Ph.D. in Health Economics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and BA in Economics, Princeton University) is a senior research associate and health economist at the Urban Institute, with 8 years of research experience. Clemans-Cope’s areas of expertise include health insurance, health spending, Medicaid and CHIP programs, Medicaid/Medicare "dual" eligibles, access to health care, health insurance reform initiatives and legislation, health-related survey data and Medicaid claims data. Her recent work includes both quantitative and qualitative analyses of federal regulation and state implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Her ongoing work includes a project to assess State practices in reviewing premium rates in the individual and small group health insurance markets and a congressionally mandated evaluation of children’s access to and use of health services in the CHIP program.
Publications by Lisa Clemans-Cope
What Difference Does Medicaid Make? Assessing Cost Effectiveness, Access, and Financial Protection under Medicaid for Low-Income Adults (Research Report)
Teresa A. Coughlin, Sharon K. Long, Lisa Clemans-Cope, Dean Resnick
Limiting the Tax Exclusion of Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance Premiums: Revenue Potential and Distributional Consequences (Policy Briefs/Timely Analysis of Health Policy Issues)
Lisa Clemans-Cope, Stephen Zuckerman, Dean Resnick
Enrollment-Driven Expenditure Growth: Medicaid Spending during the Economic Downturn, FY 2007-2011 (Research Report)
Katherine Young, Rachel Garfield, Lisa Clemans-Cope, Emily Lawton, John Holahan
Reconciling the Massachusetts and Federal Individual Mandates for Health Insurance: A Comparison of Policy Options (Research Report)
Linda J. Blumberg, Lisa Clemans-Cope
Protecting High-Risk, High-Cost Patients: "Essential Health Benefits," "Actuarial Value," and Other Tools in the Affordable Care Act (Policy Briefs/Timely Analysis of Health Policy Issues)
Lisa Clemans-Cope, Linda J. Blumberg, Judy Feder, Karen Pollitz
The HealthPolicyCenter.Org site contains papers and publications dating back to the year 2000. For older work by the Center's staff, please visit the main Urban Institute site, www.urban.org.