Health Services Research Journal: December

Author Daniel Camero
Posted 2018.11.21

Health Services Research Journal

Volume 53, Issue 6

Pages: 4051-5128

December 2018



Uwe Reinhardt Memorial Lecture

Driving Better Health Policy: “It's the Evidence, Stupid”: Uwe Reinhardt Memorial Lecture

Katherine Baicker Ph.D.

Pages: 4055-4063 | First Published: 12 November 2018



Editors' Note: Driving Better Health Policy: “It's the Evidence, Stupid”

Andrew B. Bindman M.D., Patrick S. Romano M.D., M.P.H.

Pages: 4064-4065 | First Published: 23 October 2018

Best of AcademyHealth: 2018 Annual Research Meeting

Antihypertensive Drug Deintensification and Recurrent Falls in Long‐Term Care

Wei Song M.A., Orna Intrator Ph.D., Sei Lee M.D., Kenneth Boockvar M.D.

Pages: 4066-4086 | First Published: 23 October 2018

The Effects of Medicare Advantage Contract Concentration on Patients’ Nursing Home Outcomes

Momotazur Rahman Ph.D., David J. Meyers M.P.H., Vincent Mor Ph.D.

Pages: 4087-4105 | First Published: 23 October 2018



Well‐Balanced or too Matchy–Matchy? The Controversy over Matching in Difference‐in‐Differences

Andrew M. Ryan Ph.D.

Pages: 4106-4110 | First Published: 25 July 2018

Matching in Difference‐in‐Differences: between a Rock and a Hard Place

Jamie R. Daw Ph.D., Laura A. Hatfield Ph.D.

Pages: 4111-4117 | First Published: 25 July 2018

Veterans Affairs Health Care—It is the Local Market

Kyle H. Sheetz M.D., M.Sc., Carolyn M. Clancy M.D.

Pages: 4118-4122 | First Published: 31 July 2018

Regarding “Committee Representation and Medicare Reimbursements: An Examination of the Resource‐Based Relative Value Scale”

Miriam J. Laugesen Ph.D.

Pages: 4123-4131 | First Published: 12 November 2018

The Case for Restructuring the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit

Austin Frakt Ph.D., Mark Miller Ph.D.

Pages: 4132-4137 | First Published: 01 August 2018

HSR Methods

Matching and Regression to the Mean in Difference‐in‐Differences Analysis

Jamie R. Daw Ph.D., Laura A. Hatfield Ph.D.

Pages: 4138-4156 | First Published: 29 June 2018

Identifying Children with Special Health Care Needs Using Medicaid Data in New York State Medicaid Managed Care

Lauren S. Miller Ph.D., Meng Wu Ph.D., Anne M. Schettine R.N., Lindsay W. Cogan Ph.D.

Pages: 4157-4177 | First Published: 21 September 2018

Measuring Constructs of the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research in the Context of Increasing Colorectal Cancer Screening in Federally Qualified Health Center

Michelle C. Kegler Dr.P.H., M.P.H., Shuting Liang M.P.H., Bryan J. Weiner Ph.D., Shin Ping Tu M.D., Daniela B. Friedman Ph.D., Beth A. Glenn Ph.D., Alison K. Herrmann Ph.D., Betsy Risendal Ph.D., Maria E. Fernandez Ph.D.

Pages: 4178-4203 | First Published: 10 September 2018

Sample Selection for Medicare Risk Adjustment Due to Systematically Missing Data

Savannah L. Bergquist M.Sc., Thomas G. McGuire Ph.D., Timothy J. Layton Ph.D., Sherri Rose Ph.D.

Pages: 4204-4223 | First Published: 11 September 2018

Social Determinants of Health

External Determinants of Veterans’ Utilization of VA Health Care

Amresh D. Hanchate Ph.D., Austin B. Frakt Ph.D., Nancy R. Kressin Ph.D., Amal Trivedi M.D., M.P.H., Amy Linsky M.D., M.Sc., Hassen Abdulkerim M.S., Kelly L. Stolzmann M.S., David C. Mohr Ph.D., Steven D. Pizer Ph.D.

Pages: 4224-4247 | First Published: 31 July 2018

Open Access

Planned and Unplanned Hospital Admissions and Their Relationship with Social Factors: Findings from a National, Prospective Study of People Aged 76 Years or Older

Lena Dahlberg Ph.D., Neda Agahi Ph.D., Pär Schön Ph.D., Carin Lennartsson Ph.D.

Pages: 4248-4267 | First Published: 27 June 2018

Does Effectiveness of Weight Management Programs Depend on the Food Environment?

Elizabeth Tarlov Ph.D., R.N., Coady Wing Ph.D., Howard S. Gordon M.D., Stephen A. Matthews Ph.D., Kelly K. Jones B.S.N., Lisa M. Powell Ph.D., Shannon N. Zenk Ph.D.

Pages: 4268-4290 | First Published: 23 September 2018

Regional Practice Patterns and Racial/Ethnic Differences in Intensity of End‐of‐Life Care

Shi‐Yi Wang M.D., Ph.D., Sylvia H. Hsu M.D., Ph.D., Siwan Huang M.S., Kathy C. Doan M.P.H., Cary P. Gross M.D., Xiaomei Ma Ph.D.

Pages: 4291-4309 | First Published: 27 June 2018

Decomposing Mortality Disparities in Urban and Rural U.S. Counties

Jennifer C. Spencer M.S.P.H., Stephanie B. Wheeler M.P.H., Ph.D., Jason S. Rotter M.H.S., George M. Holmes Ph.D.

Pages: 4310-4331 | First Published: 30 May 2018

Health Insurance and Poverty in Trajectories of Out‐of‐Pocket Expenditure among Low‐Income Middle‐Aged Adults

Eunsun Kwon Ph.D., Sojung Park Ph.D., Timothy D. McBride Ph.D.

Pages: 4332-4352 | First Published: 16 May 2018


Committee Representation and Medicare Reimbursements—An Examination of the Resource‐Based Relative Value Scale

Y. Nina Gao B.S.

Pages: 4353-4370 | First Published: 06 April 2018

Growing Reinsurance Payments Weaken Competitive Bidding in Medicare Part D

Jeah Jung Ph.D., Roger Feldman Ph.D.

Pages: 4371-4380 | First Published: 07 May 2018

Impact of Medicare's Nonpayment Program on Venous Thromboembolism Following Hip and Knee Replacements

Caroline P. Thirukumaran M.B.B.S., M.H.A., Ph.D., Laurent G. Glance M.D., Meredith B. Rosenthal Ph.D., Helena Temkin‐Greener Ph.D., M.S., Rishi Balkissoon M.D., M.P.H., Addisu Mesfin M.D., Yue Li Ph.D.

Pages: 4381-4402 | First Published: 18 July 2018

The Impact of the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program across Insurance Types in California

David S. Zingmond M.D., Ph.D., Li‐Jung Liang Ph.D., Punam Parikh M.P.H., José J. Escarce M.D., Ph.D.

Pages: 4403-4415 | First Published: 08 May 2018

Differential Impact of Hospital and Community Factors on Medicare Readmission Penalties

Monica S. Aswani M.S.P.H., Meredith L. Kilgore Ph.D., David J. Becker Ph.D., David T. Redden Ph.D., Bisakha Sen Ph.D., Justin Blackburn Ph.D.

Pages: 4416-4436 | First Published: 27 August 2018

Health Care Quality and Outcomes

Does the Use of Diagnostic Technology Reduce Fetal Mortality?

Jostein Grytten Ph.D., Irene Skau, Rune Sørensen Ph.D., Anne Eskild Ph.D.

Pages: 4437-4459 | First Published: 19 January 2018

Open Access

Development and Validation of a High‐Quality Composite Real‐World Mortality Endpoint

Melissa D. Curtis M.Sc., Sandra D. Griffith Ph.D., Melisa Tucker, Michael D. Taylor PharmD., Ph.D., William B. Capra Ph.D., Gillis Carrigan Ph.D., Ben Holzman, Aracelis Z. Torres Ph.D., M.P.H., Paul You M.P.H., Brandon Arnieri, Amy P. Abernethy M.D., Ph.D.

Pages: 4460-4476 | First Published: 14 May 2018

Comparison of Approaches for Aggregating Quality Measures in Population‐based Payment Models

Alex McDowell M.P.H., M.S.N., R.N., Christina A. Nguyen A.B., Michael E. Chernew Ph.D., Kevin N. Tran M.P.H., J. Michael McWilliams M.D., Ph.D., Bruce E. Landon M.D., M.B.A., Mary Beth Landrum Ph.D.

Pages: 4477-4490 | First Published: 22 August 2018

Do Crowdsourced Hospital Ratings Coincide with Hospital Compare Measures of Clinical and Nonclinical Quality?

Victoria Perez Ph.D., Seth Freedman Ph.D.

Pages: 4491-4506 | First Published: 06 August 2018

Development of an Adverse Event Surveillance Model for Outpatient Surgery in the Veterans Health Administration

Hillary J. Mull Ph.D., M.P.P., Kamal M. F. Itani M.D., Steven D. Pizer Ph.D., Martin P. Charns M.B.A., D.B.A., Peter E. Rivard Ph.D., Nathalie McIntosh Ph.D., Mary T. Hawn M.D., M.P.H., Amy K. Rosen Ph.D.

Pages: 4507-4528 | First Published: 27 August 2018

Behavioral Health Services and Utilization

Does the Primary Care Behavioral Health Model Reduce Emergency Department Visits?

Neftali Serrano Psy.D., Ronald Prince M.S., Meghan Fondow Ph.D., Kenneth Kushner Ph.D.

Pages: 4529-4542 | First Published: 16 April 2018

Behavioral Health's Integration Within a Care Network and Health Care Utilization

Chandler McClellan Ph.D., Thomas J. Flottemesch Ph.D., Mir M. Ali Ph.D., Jenna Jones Ph.D., Ryan Mutter Ph.D., Andriana Hohlbauch M.P.H., Daniel Whalen M.S., Nils Nordstrom B.S.

Pages: 4543-4564 | First Published: 30 May 2018

Mental Health Service Utilization before and after Receipt of a Service‐Connected Disability Award for PTSD: Findings from a National Sample

Rebecca K. Sripada Ph.D., Claire M. Hannemann M.P.H., Paula P. Schnurr Ph.D., Brian P. Marx Ph.D., Stacey J. Pollack Ph.D., John F. McCarthy Ph.D., M.P.H.

Pages: 4565-4583 | First Published: 17 April 2018

The Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act Evaluation Study: Impact on Nonquantitative Treatment Limits for Specialty Behavioral Health Care

Amber Gayle Thalmayer Ph.D., Jessica M. Harwood M.S., Sarah Friedman Ph.D., Francisca Azocar Ph.D., L. Amy Watson, Haiyong Xu Ph.D., Susan L. Ettner Ph.D.

Pages: 4584-4608 | First Published: 08 May 2018

Perceived Need and Receipt of Behavioral Health Services at Drop‐In Centers among Homeless Youth

Eric R. Pedersen Ph.D., Joan S. Tucker Ph.D., David J. Klein M.S., Layla Parast Ph.D.

Pages: 4609-4628 | First Published: 03 June 2018

Effective Ambulatory Care

Physical Therapy as the First Point of Care to Treat Low Back Pain: An Instrumental Variables Approach to Estimate Impact on Opioid Prescription, Health Care Utilization, and Costs

Bianca K. Frogner Ph.D., Kenneth Harwood Ph.D., P.T., C.I.E., C. Holly A. Andrilla M.S., Malaika Schwartz M.P.H., Jesse M. Pines M.D., M.B.A., M.S.C.E.

Pages: 4629-4646 | First Published: 23 May 2018

Directing Improvements in Primary Care Patient Experience through Analysis of Service Quality

Mel Hudson Smith Ph.D., David Smith Ph.D.

Pages: 4647-4666 | First Published: 03 June 2018

Do Medical Homes Improve Quality of Care for Persons with Multiple Chronic Conditions?

Karen E. Swietek Ph.D., Marisa Elena Domino Ph.D., Christopher Beadles M.D., Ph.D., Alan R. Ellis Ph.D., M.S.W., Joel F. Farley Ph.D., Lexie R. Grove M.S.P.H., Carlos Jackson Ph.D., C. Annette DuBard M.D., M.P.H.

Pages: 4667-4681 | First Published: 07 August 2018

Optimal Timing of Physician Visits after Hospital Discharge to Reduce Readmission

Bruno D. Riverin Ph.D., Erin C. Strumpf Ph.D., Ashley I. Naimi Ph.D., Patricia Li M.D., M.Sc.

Pages: 4682-4703 | First Published: 15 May 2018

Cost‐Effectiveness of a Community‐Based Diabetes Prevention Program with Participation Incentives for Medicaid Beneficiaries

Todd Gilmer Ph.D., Patrick J. O'Connor M.D., M.P.H., Jeffrey S. Schiff M.D., M.B.A., Gretchen Taylor M.P.H., R.D., Gabriela Vazquez‐Benitez Ph.D., Joyce E. Garrett J.D., Houa Vue‐Her Ph.D., Sarah Rinn M.P.H., Julie Anderson M.P.H., R.D., Jay Desai Ph.D., M.P.H.

Pages: 4704-4724 | First Published: 16 May 2018

Does State Medicaid Coverage of Smoking Cessation Treatments Affect Quitting?

Deliana Kostova Ph.D., Xin Xu Ph.D., Stephen Babb M.P.H., Sara B. McMenamin Ph.D., Brian A. King Ph.D.

Pages: 4725-4746 | First Published: 27 May 2018

Systems Management and Health Policy

Effects of Medicare Medical Reviews on Ambiguous Short‐Stay Hospital Admissions

Benjamin C. Silver Ph.D., Momotazur Rahman Ph.D., Brad Wright Ph.D., Richard Besdine M.D., Pedro Gozalo Ph.D., Vincent Mor Ph.D.

Pages: 4747-4766 | First Published: 04 September 2018

Moving Organizational Culture from Volume to Value: A Qualitative Analysis of Private Sector Accountable Care Organization Development

Ann Scheck McAlearney Sc.D., M.S., Daniel M. Walker Ph.D., M.P.H., Jennifer L. Hefner Ph.D., M.P.H.

Pages: 4767-4788 | First Published: 25 July 2018

Overcoming Challenges to Evidence‐Based Policy Development in a Large, Integrated Delivery System

Austin B. Frakt Ph.D., Julia C. Prentice M.S.P.H., Ph.D., Steven D. Pizer Ph.D., A. Rani Elwy Ph.D., Melissa M. Garrido Ph.D., Amy M. Kilbourne M.P.H., Ph.D., David Atkins M.D., M.P.H.

Pages: 4789-4807 | First Published: 03 June 2018

Hospital–Skilled Nursing Facility Collaboration: A Mixed‐Methods Approach to Understanding the Effect of Linkage Strategies

Momotazur Rahman Ph.D., Emily A. Gadbois Ph.D., Denise A. Tyler Ph.D., Vincent Mor Ph.D.

Pages: 4808-4828 | First Published: 05 August 2018

The Determinants of the Technical Efficiency of Acute Inpatient Care in Canada

Li Wang Ph.D., Michel Grignon Ph.D., Sheril Perry Ph.D., Xi‐Kuan Chen Ph.D., Alison Ytsma B.Sc., Sara Allin Ph.D., Katerina Gapanenko Ph.D.

Pages: 4829-4847 | First Published: 17 April 2018

Skilled Nursing Care, Quality, and Cost

Challenges and Consequences of Reduced Skilled Nursing Facility Lengths of Stay

Denise A. Tyler Ph.D., John P. McHugh Ph.D., M.B.A., Renée R. Shield Ph.D., Ulrika Winblad Ph.D., Emily A. Gadbois Ph.D., Vincent Mor Ph.D.

Pages: 4848-4862 | First Published: 05 June 2018

Quality Changes after Implementation of an Episode of Care Model with Strict Criteria for Physical Therapy in Ontario's Long‐Term Care Homes

Caitlin McArthur Ph.D., M.Sc.P.T., John Hirdes Ph.D., Ashok Chaurasia Ph.D., Katherine Berg Ph.D., Lora Giangregorio Ph.D.

Pages: 4863-4885 | First Published: 09 August 2018

Do Skilled Nursing Facilities Selected to Participate in Preferred Provider Networks Have Higher Quality and Lower Costs?

Peter J. Huckfeldt Ph.D., Lianna Weissblum B.A., José J. Escarce M.D., Ph.D., Pinar Karaca‐Mandic Ph.D., Neeraj Sood Ph.D.

Pages: 4886-4905 | First Published: 15 August 2018

Increasing Prevalence of Assisted Living as a Substitute for Private‐Pay Long‐Term Nursing Care

Benjamin C. Silver Ph.D., David C. Grabowski Ph.D., Pedro L. Gozalo Ph.D., M.Sc., David Dosa M.D., M.P.H., Kali S. Thomas Ph.D., M.A.

Pages: 4906-4920 | First Published: 31 July 2018

Workforce Practice Patterns and Outcomes

Expertise Redundancy, Transactive Memory, and Team Performance in Interdisciplinary Care Teams

Xi Zhu Ph.D., Douglas R. Wholey Ph.D.

Pages: 4921-4942 | First Published: 12 June 2018

The Effects of Nursing Satisfaction and Turnover Cognitions on Patient Attitudes and Outcomes: A Three‐Level Multisource Study

Sara Jansen Perry Ph.D., Jason P. Richter Ph.D., Brad Beauvais Ph.D.

Pages: 4943-4969 | First Published: 29 June 2018

Medical Group Characteristics and the Cost and Quality of Care for Medicare Beneficiaries

Lawrence P. Casalino M.D., Ph.D., Patricia Ramsay M.P.H., Laurence C. Baker Ph.D., M.A., Michael F. Pesko Ph.D., M.A., Stephen M. Shortell Ph.D., M.B.A., M.P.H.

Pages: 4970-4996 | First Published: 05 July 2018

Value in Health Care

Getting What We Pay For: How Do Risk‐Based Payments to Medicare Advantage Plans Compare with Alternative Measures of Beneficiary Health Risk?

Paul D. Jacobs Ph.D., Richard Kronick Ph.D.

Pages: 4997-5015 | First Published: 22 May 2018

Medicaid Incentives for Preventing Chronic Disease: Effects of Financial Incentives for Smoking Cessation

Allison Witman Ph.D., Joseph Acquah Ph.D., Maria Alva Ph.D., Thomas Hoerger Ph.D., Melissa Romaire Ph.D.

Pages: 5016-5034 | First Published: 12 June 2018

Effect of Hospital and Post‐Acute Care Provider Participation in Accountable Care Organizations on Patient Outcomes and Medicare Spending

Divyansh Agarwal M.S., Rachel M. Werner M.D., Ph.D.

Pages: 5035-5056 | First Published: 31 July 2018

The Effects of Provider Choice Policies on Workers’ Compensation Costs

David Neumark Ph.D., Bogdan Savych Ph.D.

Pages: 5057-5077 | First Published: 11 September 2018

Cancer Care and Cost

Drug Shortage Impacts Patient Receipt of Induction Treatment

Nancy G. Hedlund Ph.D., M.B.A., R.Ph., Zeynep Isgor Ph.D., Jack Zwanziger Ph.D., Damiano Rondelli M.D., Stephanie Y. Crawford Ph.D., M.P.H., Denise M. Hynes Ph.D., M.P.H., R.N., Lisa M. Powell Ph.D.

Pages: 5078-5105 | First Published: 10 September 2018

Medical Care Costs for Recurrent versus De Novo Stage IV Cancer by Age at Diagnosis

Debra P. Ritzwoller Ph.D., Paul A. Fishman Ph.D., Matthew P. Banegas Ph.D., Nikki M. Carroll M.S., Maureen O'Keeffe‐Rosetti M.S., Angel M. Cronin M.S., Hajime Uno Ph.D., Mark C. Hornbrook Ph.D., Michael J. Hassett M.D., M.P.H.

Pages: 5106-5128 | First Published: 24 July 2018