Sharon K. Long
Sharon Long, a senior fellow in the Health Policy Center at the Urban Institute, is an applied economist with over 25 years of experience conducting timely research on health care issues, including work addressing state and national health reform. Dr. Long was recently awarded AcademyHealth's 2012 Health Services Research Impact Award for her research evaluating the impacts of health reform in Massachusetts. While Dr. Long has spent most of her career at the Urban Institute, she was a Professor in the School of Public Health at the University of Minnesota from 2010 to 2012, where she worked with states on health reform issues as a senior economist at the State Health Access Data Assistance Center (SHADAC). Dr. Long holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Publications by Sharon K. Long
The Expansion of Medicaid Coverage under the ACA: Implications for Health Care Access, Use, and Spending for Vulnerable Low-income Adults (Article)
Lisa Clemans-Cope, Sharon K. Long, Teresa A. Coughlin, Alshadye Yemane, Dean Resnick
Most Adults Are Not Aware of Health Reform's Coverage Provisions (Policy Briefs/Health Policy Briefs)
Sharon K. Long, Dana Goin
The Health Reform Monitoring Survey: Addressing Data Gaps To Provide Timely Insights Into The Affordable Care Act (Article)
Sharon K. Long, Genevieve M. Kenney, Stephen Zuckerman, Dana Goin, Douglas A. Wissoker, Fredric Blavin, Linda J. Blumberg, Lisa Clemans-Cope, John Holahan, Katherine Hempstead
Public Understanding of Basic Health Insurance Concepts on the Eve of Health Reform (Policy Briefs/Health Policy Briefs)
Linda J. Blumberg, Sharon K. Long, Genevieve M. Kenney, Dana Goin
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.