Measuring and Modeling Health Care Costs

Ana Aizcorbe, Colin Baker, Ernst R. Berndt, and David M. Cutler, editors

Conference held October 18-19, 2013
Published in February 2018 by University of Chicago Press
© 2018 by the National Bureau of Economic Research
in NBER Book Series Studies in Income and Wealth

NBER Program(s):HC, HE, PR

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522 pages
ISBN: 978-0-226-53085-7

Table of Contents

Front matter, prefatory note: Ana Aizcorbe, Colin Baker, Ernst R. Berndt, David M. Cutler (p. -11 - 0) (bibliographic info) (download)
Introduction: Ana Aizcorbe, Colin Baker, Ernst R. Berndt, David M. Cutler (p. 1 - 21) (bibliographic info) (download)
1. Measuring Health Services in the National Accounts: An International Perspective: Paul Schreyer, Matilde Mas (p. 25 - 52) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: J. Steven Landefeld (p. 52 - 54) (bibliographic info) (download)
2. A Cautionary Tale in Comparative Effectiveness Research: Pitfalls and Perils of Observational Data Analysis: Armando Franco, Dana P. Goldman, Adam Leive, Daniel McFadden (p. 55 - 80) (bibliographic info) (download)
3. Decomposing Medical Care Expenditure Growth: Abe Dunn, Eli Liebman, Adam Hale Shapiro (p. 81 - 111) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
4. Calculating Disease-Based Medical Care Expenditure Indexes for Medicare Beneficiaries: A Comparison of Method and Data Choices: Anne E. Hall, Tina Highfill (p. 113 - 141) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
5. Measuring Output and Productivity in Private Hospitals: Brian Chansky, Corby Garner, Ronjoy Raichoudhary (p. 145 - 172) (bibliographic info) (download)
6. Attribution of Health Care Costs to Diseases: Does the Method Matter?: Allison B. Rosen, Ana Aizcorbe, Tina Highfill, Michael E. Chernew, Eli Liebman, Kaushik Ghosh, David M. Cutler (p. 173 - 210) (bibliographic info) (download)
7. The Simultaneous Effects of Obesity, Insurance Choice, and Medical Visit Choice on Health Care Costs: Ralph Bradley, Colin Baker (p. 211 - 240) (bibliographic info) (download)
8. The Regulation of Prescription Drug Competition and Market Responses: Patterns in Prices and Sales following Loss of Exclusivity: Murray L. Aitken, Ernst R. Berndt, Barry Bosworth, Iain M. Cockburn, Richard Frank, Michael Kleinrock, Bradley T. Shapiro (p. 243 - 271) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
9. Specialty Drug Prices and Utilization after Loss of U.S. Patent Exclusivity, 2001–2007: Rena M. Conti, Ernst R. Berndt (p. 273 - 321) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
10. Drug Shortages, Pricing, and Regulatory Activity: Christopher Stomberg (p. 323 - 348) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
11. Measuring Physician Practice Competition Using Medicare Data: Laurence C. Baker, M. Kate Bundorf, Anne Royalty (p. 351 - 377) (bibliographic info) (download)
12. Risk Adjustment of Health Plan Payments to Correct Inefficient Plan Choice from Adverse Selection: Jacob Glazer, Thomas G. McGuire, Julie Shi (p. 379 - 418) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
13. Going into the Affordable Care Act: Measuring the Size, Structure, and Performance of the Individual and Small Group Markets for Health Insurance: Pinar Karaca-Mandic, Jean M. Abraham, Kosali Simon, Roger Feldman (p. 419 - 456) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
14. The Distribution of Public Spending for Health Care in the United States on the Eve of Health Reform: Didem Bernard, Thomas Selden, Yuriy Pylypchuk (p. 459 - 474) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
15. The Impact of Biomedical Research on U.S. Cancer Mortality: A Bibliometric Analysis: Frank R. Lichtenberg (p. 475 - 504) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
Indexes: (p. 505 - 522) (bibliographic info) (download)
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