Urban Institute Researchers at AcademyHealth’s 2016 Annual Research Meeting

Economists and researchers from the Health Policy Center at the Urban Institute will attend the AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting in Boston, Massachusetts, from June 25 to 28, 2016.

Urban Institute researchers will present findings on several research issues and methods at podium and poster presentations. The presentations will include studies of the Affordable Care Act, payment and delivery system reforms, Medicare, Medicaid, and the Children’s Health Insurance Program.  

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Presentations

The listed locations are in the Hynes Convention Center.

Saturday, June 25

Use of Effective Contraception Methods Increased Following ACA Implementation (podium presentation)
Adele Shartzer (presenter)
11:45–11:55 a.m.
Second Level

Strong Start for Mothers and Newborns: Year 2 Findings from the National Program Evaluation (poster)
Morgan Cheeks (presenter)
12:30–2:30 p.m.
Board W&G411

Increasing Mortality for White Women: Understanding the Patterns (poster)
Lisa Dubay (presenter)
12:30–2:30 p.m.
Board W&G400

​Financing Long-Term Services and Supports: Estimates of Baseline Risk and the Effects of Alternative Financing Policy Options (podium presentation)
Melissa Favreault (presenter)
2:45–3:45 p.m.
Second Level

Risk Adjustment under the Affordable Care Act: Residual Predictability, Its Consequences, and Potential Remedies (podium presentation)
Bowen Garrett (presenter)
3:45–4:00 p.m.
Second Level

Assessing Heterogeneity in the Price Responsiveness of Demand for Individual Health Insurance: Evidence from a Willingness to Pay Survey Experiment (podium presentation)
Bowen Garrett (presenter)
4:30–4:45 p.m.
Second Level

Sunday, June 26

Assessing Heterogeneity in the Price Responsiveness of Demand for Individual Health Insurance: Evidence from a Willingness to Pay Survey Experiment (poster)
Bowen Garrett (presenter)
12:15–1:45 p.m.
Exhibit Hall C and D, Board 125

Insurance Literacy Is a Barrier to Choosing and Using Health Plans Among Low-Income Adults (poster)
Adele Shartzer (presenter)
12:15–1:45 p.m.
Exhibit Hall C and D, Board 141

Strong Start for Mothers and Newborns: Year 2 Findings from the National Program Evaluation (poster)
Morgan Cheeks (presenter)
12:15–1:45 p.m.
Exhibit Hall C and D, Board 324

Massachusetts Health Reform: 10 Years Later (special session)
Sharon Long (speaker)
2:00–3:00 p.m.
Room 312

The Implications of Low Health Insurance Literacy for Enrollment in and Effective Use of Coverage (podium presentation)
Michael Karpman (presenter)
2:20–2:40 p.m.
Room 208

Monday, June 27

Potential Pitfalls and Improvements to the ACA’s Risk Adjustment Mechanism (poster)
Bowen Garrett (presenter)
8:00–9:30 p.m.
Exhibit Hall C and D, Board 954

Engaging Primary Care Practices in Quality Improvement Collaboratives: Lessons from 12 State Medicaid Agencies (podium presentation)
Rachel Burton (presenter)
9:45–10:05 a.m.
Room 102

Marketplace Coverage Grew in 2015, Providing More Continuity of Coverage for Many Adults and Helping to Fill the Coverage Gap in Nonexpansion States (podium presentation)
Stacey McMorrow (presenter)
10:30–10:45 a.m.
Room 312

Altering the Affordability Test for Marketplace Subsidies: Impacts on Coverage, out-of-Pocket Premiums, and Federal Spending on Tax Credits (podium presentation)
Lisa Dubay (presenter)
12:00–12:15 p.m.
Room 311

Patient Perceptions of Coordinated, Patient-Centered Care in Oregon (podium presentation)
Adam Weiss (presenter)
5:20–5:40 p.m.
Room 200

Negative Experiences with Health Care Providers and Staff: Results from the Health Reform Monitoring Survey (poster)
Laura Skopec (presenter)
6:30–8:00 p.m.
Exhibit Hall C and D, Board 1300

Relationships Between Neighborhood Rating, Individual Characteristics, and Access to Care (poster)
Adele Shartzer (presenter)
6:30–8:00 p.m.
Exhibit Hall C and D, Board 1442

Tuesday, June 28

Using Survey and Administrative Data to Evaluate End-of-life Care Provision and Outcomes (special session)
Brenda Spillman (discussant)
8:00–9:30 a.m.
Room 302

The Effects of the 2014 Medicaid Expansion on the Financial Health of Hospitals: Early Evidence from 2014 (podium presentation)
Fredric Blavin (presenter)
8:20–8:40 a.m.
Room 302

Best of ARM: Public Policy Levers for Improving Health: New Findings and Outstanding Research and Policy Questions (special session)
Genevieve Kenney (chair) and Meave Gearing (discussant)
11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Room 312