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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. Vincent Mor at AcademyHealth's 2011 Annual Research Meeting.  Dr. Mor compares provides an overview of the HEALTHpact initiative and details the findings from a SHARE-funded evaluation of HEALTHpact.  The presentation closes with the implication of these findings for implementation of the federal Affordable Care Act, pointing to the importance of premium subsidies, broker buy-in, outreach/oversight, and simplicity with respect to wellness incentives.

Publication Year: 2011

Presentation by Laura Spicer (Hilltop Institute, University of Maryland Baltimore County) at AcademyHealth's 2011 Annual Research Meeting. The presentation provides an overview of New Mexico's SCI program and details the results of a SHARE-funded evaluation looking at factors affecting employer participation in the program.  Ms. Spicer concludes by discussing the implications of these findings for the implementation of the federal Affordable Care Act.

Publication Year: 2011

SHADAC/SHARE Newsletter, June 16, 2011.

Publication Year: 2011

In this brief, SHARE grantee Sharon Long and her research team provide a meta-analysis of research on Massachusett's health reform and an assessment of what these findings mean for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and for the evaluation of the ACA's impacts.  In particular, they discuss findings from the range of studies that examine the effects of Massachusetts' health reform on non-elderly adults, focusing on work that has evaluated insurance coverage; health care access and use; and the affordability of care.