PROJECTUrban Institute Researchers at ASHEcon 2016

Leading health economists and researchers from the Health Policy Center at the Urban Institute will attend the Sixth Biennial Conference of the American Society of Health Economists (ASHEcon), hosted by the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics at the University of Pennsylvania from June 12 to 15, 2016.

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

Below is a list of the presentations (with links to conference abstracts) by Urban Institute researchers. The times and locations listed are according to the conference's website on June 6; they are subject to change.

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The 2014 Medicaid Expansions and Personal Finance
Kyle J. Caswell
Monday, June 13, 8:50 a.m. 
Robertson Hall in Huntsman Hall

Changes in Employer-Sponsored Insurance: Evidence after the Second Year of Implementation of the Affordable Care Act
Frederic Blavin, Adele Shartzer, Sharon K. Long, and John Holahan
Monday, June 13, 10:15 a.m.
G50 Huntsman Hall

Intra-Ethnic Coverage Disparities among Latinos and the Effects of Health Reform
Genevieve Kenney (discussant)
Monday, June 13, 1:35 p.m.
401 Fisher-Bennett Hall

Effect of ACA Medicaid Expansions on Labor Supply
Robert Kaestner, Bowen Garrett, Anuj Gangopadhyaya, and Caitlyn R. Fleming
Monday, June 13, 3:20 p.m.
G50 Huntsman Hall

Does growing insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) reduce access to care for the insured?
Stacey McMorrow (discussant)
Monday, June 13, 3:20 p.m.
Huntsman Hall Colloquium Room

Potential Pitfalls and Improvements to the ACA's Risk Adjustment Mechanism (poster)
Bowen Garrett
Tuesday, June 14
Annenberg Center Lobby

Payment Rate Differences between Private and Public Insurers
Stephen Zuckerman (discussant)
Tuesday, June 14, 8:50 a.m.
B21 Stiteler Hall

Does Increased Access to Health Insurance Impact Claims for Workers' Compensation? Evidence from Massachusetts Health Care Reform
Fredric Blavin (discussant)
Tuesday, June 14, 10:35 a.m.
G50 Huntsman Hall

Effects of the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid primary care provider fee increase on provider revenue per visit
Doug Wissoker (discussant)
Tuesday, June 14, 10:35 a.m.
F50 Huntsman Hall

Early Effects of the ACA Medicaid Expansion on Coverage, Access, Affordability and Health Outcomes for Low-Income Adults
Stacey McMorrow, Genevieve Kenney, and Sharon K. Long
Tuesday, June 14, 1:15 p.m.
Huntsman Hall Colloquium Room

The Effects of the 2014 Medicaid Expansion on the Financial Health of Hospitals: Early Evidence from 2014
Fredric Blavin and John Holahan
Tuesday, June 14, 1:55 p.m.
Huntsman Hall Colloquium Room

Physician Time in the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule: Implications for Alternative Payment Methods
Stephen Zuckerman, Katie Merrell, Claudia Schur, and Robert Berenson
Wednesday, June 15, 8:50 a.m.
F50 Huntsman Hall

ACA Medicaid Enrollment Among Previously Eligible Adults: How Powerful Was the Welcome Mat?
Stacey McMorrow (discussant)
Wednesday, June 15, 10:15 a.m.
G65 Huntsman Hall

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