Urban Institute Researchers at AcademyHealth’s 2017 Annual Research Meeting

Economists and researchers from the Health Policy Center at the Urban Institute will attend the AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana, from June 24 to 27, 2017.

Urban Institute researchers will present findings on several research issues and methods at podium presentations 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 Hyatt Regency New Orleans.

Saturday, June 24

Supply Side Incentives and Health Spending: Evidence from Random Plan Assignment in Medicaid
Anuj Gangopadhyaya (discussant)
8:35a.m.- 8:55 a.m.
Strand 11

Expert Panel: How Can Health Economics Inform a Rapidly Changing Health Policy Landscape? 
Stacey McMorrow
11:15a.m.–12:20 p.m.
Strand 11

Comparing Medicaid Hospital Payment Across States and to Medicare (poster)
Bowen Garrett
12:30– 2:30 p.m.
Elite Hall: Poster Board 221

Perinatal Depression: Prevalence and Approaches to Treatment Among Medicaid Participants (poster)
Sarah Benatar
12:30–2:30 p.m.
Elite Hall: Poster 2

Care Coordination: A Critical Ingredient of Strong Start Initiatives (poster)
Sarah Benatar
12:30–2:30 p.m.
Elite Hall: Poster 119

Pregnancy, Medicaid Access, and Family Planning Choices (poster)
Brigette Courtot
12:30–2:30 p.m.
Elite Hall: Poster 25

Women of Reproductive Age Lack Knowledge of Zika Virus Transmission and Effects (poster)
Brigette Courtot 
12:30–2:30 p.m.
Elite Hall: Poster 40

Transforming Prenatal Care: Interim Results from the Strong Start for Mothers & Newborns Evaluation (poster)
Ian Hill
12:30–2:30 p.m.
Elite Hall: Poster 65

What Do Women Say about Enhanced Prenatal Care? Findings from Strong Start Evaluation Focus Groups (poster)
Ian Hill
12:30–2:30 p.m.
Elite Hall: Poster 32

The Consistency of Administrative Records Across Multiple Data Sources: A Case Study from the Strong Start Evaluation (poster)
Justin Morgan
12:30–2:30 p.m.
Elite Hall: Poster 35

Features Driving Success in CMS’s Multi-Payer Advanced Primary Care Practice (MAPCP) Demonstration (podium presentation)
Rachel Burton
4:05–4:25 p.m.
Strand 10

The Environment and the Health of Women and Families: Zika, the Gulf Oil Spill and the Interactions of Environmental and Community Health in Louisiana (Invited Session)
Brigette Courtot
4:30–5:30 p.m.
Strand 13

Implementing the Medicaid Health Home State Plan Option to Address the Opioid Crisis: Case Studies in Maryland, Rhode Island, and Vermont (podium presentation)
Lisa Clemans-Cope 
5:50–6:10 p.m.
Imperial 5A/B

Sunday, June 25

The Effects of the 2014 Medicaid Expansion on the Financial Health of Hospitals: Updated Evidence through 2015 (poster)
Fredric Blavin
12:15–1:45 p.m.
Elite Hall: Poster Board 176

How Different Is Medicaid Than Marketplace Coverage at Easing the Burden of out-of-Pocket Spending for Near Poor Adults? (poster)
Fredric Blavin
12:15–1:45 p.m.
Elite Hall: Poster Board 175

Community Matters: Exploring the Link Between Community Characteristics and Uninsurance in Massachusetts (poster)
Laura Skopec
12:15–1:45 p.m.
Elite Hall: Poster Board 241

Sustaining Alternative Prenatal Care Approaches: Lessons from the National Strong Start Program (poster)
Brigette Courtot (presenter)
12:15–1:45 p.m.
Elite Hall: Poster 386

Knowledge Gaps and Misinformation about Birth Control Methods Persist in 2016 (poster)
Emily Johnston
12:15–1:45 p.m.
Elite Hall: Poster Board 316

Prevalence and Perceptions of Unplanned Births (poster)
Emily Johnston
12:15–1:45 p.m.
Elite Hall: Poster 298

Women of Reproductive Age Lack Knowledge of Zika Virus Transmission and Effects (poster)

Emily Johnston
12:15–1:45 p.m.
Elite Hall: Poster 317

Transforming Prenatal Care: Interim Results from the Strong Start for Mothers & Newborns Evaluation‌ (podium presentation)
Ian Hill
2:00–2:20 p.m.
Imperial 5C/D

Where Do We Go from Here? Sustained Gains in Coverage, Access and Affordability after 3 Years of Full ACA Implementation but Challenges Remain (podium presentation)
Stephen Zuckerman
2:20–2:40 p.m.
Celestin D

Perinatal Depression: Prevalence and Approaches to Treatment Among Medicaid Participants (podium presentation)
Sarah Benatar
2:40–3:00 p.m.
Imperial 5C/D

Care Coordination: A Critical Ingredient of Strong Start Initiatives (podium presentation)
Brigette Courtot
3:00–3:20 p.m.
Imperial 5C/D

Potential Effects of Proposals to Repeal or Replace Obamacare (podium presentation)
Matthew Buettgems
4:00–5:30 p.m.
Strand 11

Monday, June 26

Features Driving Success in CMS's Multi-Payer Advanced Primary Care Practice (MAPCP) Demonstration (poster)
Rachel Burton
8:00–9:15 a.m.
Elite Hall: Poster Board 730

Getting the Price Right: Approaches to Pay for Comprehensive Care (panel)
Robert Berenson
9:30–11:00 a.m.
Strand 13

What Do Women Say about Enhanced Prenatal Care? Findings from Strong Start Evaluation Focus Groups (podium presentation)
Ian Hill
9:45–10:05 a.m.
Strand 12

Cross-sector Innovations and their Impact on Health: Research from Evidence, Polices and Systems for Action (special session)
Lisa Dubay (chair)
11:15 a.m.–12:45 p.m.
Bolden 5

Article of the Year- Saving Teens: Using a Policy Discontinuity to Estimate the Effects of Medicaid Eligibility (special session)
Genevieve Kenney (discussant)
11:15 a.m.–12:45 p.m.
Strand 10

Exploring the Relationship Between Medicare Advantage Benchmarks and Plan Costs (podium presentation)
Laura Skopec
12:15–12:35 a.m.
Strand 12

Patient-Centered Medical Home Model Components Associated with Low Medicare Spending and Utilization (podium presentation)
Rachel Burton
12:15–12:35 p.m.
Strand 13

Bringing Value to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule: 25 Years of the Resource-Based Relative Value Scale (panel)
Stephen Zuckerman and Robert Berenson
3:15–4:45 p.m.
Strand 12

The ACA and Safety Net Hospitals (SNHs) and Implications of Impending Reductions in Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) Payments (podium presentation)
Christal Ramos
4:15–4:35 p.m.
Celestin D

Comparing Reported Access Limitations Among Elderly with Traditional Medicare, Medicare Advantage, and Near-Elderly with Private Employer-Based Insurance (poster)
Victoria Lynch
6:30–8:00 p.m.
Elite Hall: Poster 1141

Care Coordination: A Critical Ingredient of Strong Start Initiatives (poster)
Sarah Thornburgh
6:30–8:00 p.m.
Elite Hall: Poster 1043

Perinatal Depression: Prevalence and Approaches to Treatment Among Medicaid Participants (poster)
Sarah Thornburgh
6:30–8:00 p.m.
Elite Hall: Poster 863

Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Use of Prescription Contraception: The Role of Insurance Coverage (poster)
Stacey McMorrow
6:30–8:00 p.m.
Elite Hall: Poster Board 1001

Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Adults More Likely to Face Access and Affordability Barriers Than Heterosexual Adults, Despite High Insurance Coverage (poster)
Laura Skopec
6:30– 8:00 p.m.
Elite Hall: Poster Board 1047

Comparing Medicaid Hospital Payment Across States and to Medicare (poster)
Bowen Garrett
6:30– 8:00 p.m.
Elite Hall: Poster Board 1122

Tuesday, June 27

20 Years of SCHIP: Past Successes, Future Challenges (special session)
Genevieve Kenney
8:00–9:30 a.m.
Celestin E

The Consistency of Administrative Records Across Multiple Data Sources: A Case Study from the Strong Start Evaluation (podium presentation)
Justin Morgan
8:20–8:40 a.m.
Celestin B/C

State Prescription Contraceptive Insurance Mandates: Effects on Unintended Births (podium presentation)
Emily Johnston
11:05- 11:25 a.m.
Imperial 5C/D

Cross-Sector Approaches to Population Health: Lessons from the Polices for Action Program (special session)
Lisa Dubay (chair)
11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Strand 12