Massachusetts All Payer Claims Database (MA APCD) Applications Received and Commenting

Applications Open for Comment

Primary InvestigatorOrganizationProject TitleDate Posted Comment 

William Soares MD, MS, University of Massachusetts Medical School

The Institute for Healthcare Delivery and Population Science,
University of Massachusetts Medical School

SPOiLER – Towards Safer Prescribing of Legal Opioids in the Emergency Room

January 22, 2019 Comment on this Application

Vicki Fung, Ph.D.,
Assistant Professor

The General Hospital Corporation
d/b/a Massachusetts General Hospital

Medicaid Payment Policy and Access to Care for Dual Eligible Beneficiaries

January 22, 2019 Comment on this Application

David Cutler,
Otto Eckstein Professor of Applied Economics

National Bureau of Economic Research

Clinical and Economic Performance of Health Systems

January 22, 2019 Comment on this Application

Megan Cole, PhD, MPH,
Assistant Professor

Trustees of Boston University

Integrating Behavioral Health Into the Pediatric Medical Home for Low-Income Children

January 22, 2019 Comment on this Application

Julia Raifman, ScD,
Assistant Professor

Trustees of Boston University

Pre-exposure prophylaxis implementation in Massachusetts

January 22, 2019 Comment on this Application



Recent MA APCD Applications

ApplicantOrganizationProject TitleClose DateStatus

Oscar Soler Sanchez, PhD candidate in Economics

Yale University

The welfare effects of convenience clinics in the Massachusetts health care market

November 6, 2018 Approved
Diana Walter, Director, OptumCare HealthCare Economics
Reliant Performance November 6, 2018 Approved
Wendy Chan,
Associate Director, Sponsored Programs Administration
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
The impact of Massachusetts Cost control legislation on prices and competition November 6, 2018 Approved

Shenam Ticku, Instructor

Harvard Medical School/ Harvard School of Dental

Oral health utilization in the state of Massachusetts

September 4, 2018 Approved

Nancy Beaulieu,
Research Associate

Harvard Medical School

Evaluation of
Massachusetts Medicaid ACO Program

August 30, 2018 Approved

Robert Murray, Manager, Strategic Analysis and Planning

Lahey Health System, Inc.

Understanding the Ambulatory Utilization Trends within the Populations Served

July 31, 2018 Approved

James Whedon, Director of Health Services Research

Southern California University of Health Sciences

Atlas of Integrative Health

March 25, 2018 Approved

Christine Murphy, Director, Policy Payment and Data Integrity (PPDIS)

Neighborhood Health Plan

Market, Medical and Cost Analysis

February 21, 2018 Pending

Ron Goettler, PhD,
Senior Associate Dean of Faculty and Research

Simon Business School,
University of Rochester

The Competitive Effects of
Physician-Hospital Integration

January 19, 2018 Approved