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Publication Year: 2011

Presentation by Beth Kilbreth (Univeristy of Southern Maine, Muskie School of Public Service) at AcademyHealth's 2011 Annual Research Meeting.  Dr. Kilbreth discusses the results of a SHARE-sponsored study evaluating risk selection in public health plans in Massachusetts, Maine, and Vermont.  Dr. Kilbreth explores: (1) whether state-sponsored public plans targeting low-income uninsured workers experience adverse selection; (2) to what extent enrollment risk in these programs is affected by enrollee cost sharing; and (3) how out-of-pocket cost sharing affects utilization among low- and moderate- income public plan enrollees.  The presentation concludes with a discussion of the policy implications of the study findings.Presentation by Beth Kilbreth (Univeristy of Southern Maine, Muskie School of Public Service) at AcademyHealth's 2011 Annual Research Meeting.  Dr. Kilbreth discusses the results of a SHARE-sponsored study evaluating risk selection in public health plans in Massachusetts, Maine, and Vermont.  Dr. Kilbreth explores: (1) whether state-sponsored public plans targeting low-income uninsured workers experience adverse selection; (2) to what extent enrollment risk in these programs is affected by enrollee cost sharing; and (3) how out-of-pocket cost sharing affects utilization among low- and moderate- income public plan enrollees.  The presentation concludes with a discussion of the policy implications of the study findings.

Publication Year: 2011

Presentation by Dr. Allison Barrett (Chapin Hall, University of Chicago) at AcademyHealth's 2011 Annual Research Meeting.  Dr. Barrett provides an overview of the Commonwealth Care ("CommCare") program, discusses whether premium subsidies helped the program to attract low-risk enrollees, and examines the characteristics of CommCare enrollees as compared with individuals purchasing coverage in the commercial market. The presentation concludes with recommendations based on the results of this study for states considering the creation of a Basic Health Plan under the federal Affordable Care Act.

Publication Year: 2011

Presentation by Sharon Long, "Preparing for National Health Reform:  Lessons from Massachusetts," given at the Population Association of America (PAA) Annual Meeting, April 2, 2011.

Publication Year: 2010

Presentation by Sharon Long at the twenty-first annual Symposium on Health Services in New York: Research and Practice, on November 3, 2010, in New York, NY.