Resultant Research Using the MA APCD and CHIA’s Case Mix Data


Many of CHIA's research initiatives and continuing studies use either MA APCD and/or Case Mix Data. These projects include:

 

The table below contains a sample of external research publications using CHIA's MA APCD and Case Mix data (by year of publication). Case Mix specific research is highlighted in gray. If you have questions please email apcd.data@state.ma.us and/or casemix.data@state.ma.us.

2019

Investigator and Organization
Article Title
Publication
Full Citation
Data Application
Zarek Brot-Goldberg Agency and Market Efficiency in the U.S. Health Care Industry University of California - Berkeley Brot-Goldberg ZC. Agency and Market Efficiency in the US Health Care Industry, Doctoral dissertation, UC Berkeley, 2019. The Effects of Network Structure on Provider Learning, Health Outcomes, and Costs of Care
Naomi S. Bardach, Caroline Neel, Lawrence C. Kleinman, Charles E. et al., University of California San Francisco Depression, Anxiety, and Emergency Department Use for Asthma Pediatrics Bardach NS, et al. Pediatrics. Sept. 25, 2019 IMPLEMENT Aim 1
(New pediatric quality measures for sickle cell disease, asthma, and suicidality)
Anna D. Sinaiko, Pragya Kakani, and Meredith B. Rosenthal Marketwide Price Transparency Suggests Significant Opportunities For Value-Based Purchasing Health Affairs Anna D. Sinaiko, Pragya Kakani, Meredith B. Rosenthal: Marketwide Price Transparency Suggests Significant Opportunities For Value-Based Purchasing, Health Affairs, Volume 38, No. 9, September 1, 2019. DOI: 10.1377/hlthaff.2018.05315

Note: Publicly available data used on the CompareCare website

See "Bulk Release of Procedure Price Data" on CHIA's Transparency Initiatives webpage.

Elizabeth J. Conrey,
Susan E. Manning,
Cynthia Shellhaas, Nicholas J. Somerville, et al
Severe Maternal Morbidity, A Tale of Two States Using Data for Action—Ohio and Massachusetts
Maternal and Child Health Journal (2019) 23:989–995

Matern Child Health J. 2019 Aug;23(8):989-995. doi: 10.1007/s10995-019-02744-1;
Conrey EJ, Manning SE, Shellhaas C, et al.

DPH-related
R. Monina Klevens, Evan Caten, Scott W. Olesen, Alfred DeMaria Jr., et al. Outpatient Antibiotic Prescribing in Massachusetts, 2011–2015 Oxford University Press R Monina Klevens, Evan Caten, Scott W Olesen, Alfred DeMaria, Scott Troppy, Yonatan H Grad, Outpatient Antibiotic Prescribing in Massachusetts, 2011–2015, Open Forum Infectious Diseases, Volume 6, Issue 5, May 2019, ofz169 DPH-related project
Maria Steenland, Anna Sinaiko, Amy Glynn, Therese Fitzgerald, Jessica Cohen Preventive Medicine
Preventive Medicine Reports, Volume 15, September 2019, Article 100924
 Sex Differences in the Utilization of “No-cost” Preventive Services Post Affordable Care Act (ACA) Implementation
Seth A. Berkowitz, MD, MPH; Jean Terranova, JD; Liisa Randall, PhD; et al Association Between Receipt of a Medically Tailored Meal Program and Health Care Use Journal of the American Medical Association
JAMA Intern Med.
Published online April 22, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.0198
DPH-related project

2018

Investigator and Organization
Article Title
Publication
Full Citation
Data Application
Ashwini Shekhar Ranade
Doctoral
Dissertation
Ranade AS.Northeastern University 2018, June.
Oral health services and oral-systemic health connections
Michael McManus, MD, MPH, Senior Associate in Critical Care Medicine and Perioperative Anesthesia, Boston Children's Hospital Outcomes of Hospital Transfers for Pediatric Abdominal Pain and Appendicitis
JAMA
Urbano L. França, PhD; Michael L. McManus, MD, MPH, JAMA 2018;1(6):e183249. doi:10.1001/ jamanetworkopen.2018.3249
The long-term impact of pediatric conditions in Massachusetts
Stuart V. Craig, Keith Marzilli Ericson, & Amanda Starc
National Bureau of Economic Research
Craig SV, Ericson KM, Starc A. H. Oct 25, 2018
Understanding Insurance, Provider Networks, and Outcomes 
Marc R. Larochelle, MD, MPH; Dana Bernson, MPH; Thomas Land, PhD; et al.
Maryland – DC Society of Addiction Medicine
Larochelle MR, Bernson D, Land T, Stopka TJ, Wang N, Xuan Z, Bagley SM, Liebschutz JM, Walley AY. . Ann Intern Med. 2018;169:137-45.
DPH-related project
Marc Larochelle, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine
Journal of General Internal Medicine 2018
Larochelle M, Bernson D, Land T, Stopka T, Rose A, Liebschutz JM, Walley AY. Touchpoints Prior to Opioid Overdose Death. In Apr 1 (Vol. 33, pp. S371-S371).
DPH-related project
Michael L. Barnett, MD, MS; Zirui Song, MD, PhD; Asaf Bitton, MD, MPH; Sherri Rose, PhD; and Bruce E. Landon, MD, MBA, MSc
The American Journal of Managed Care
Barnett ML, Song Z, Bitton A, Rose S, Landon BE., The American Journal of Managed Care, 2018 Oct 1;24(10):e312-8.
The Impact of Payment Reform on Physician Referrals, Patient Flows, and Health Care Costs
Justine Wu, MD, MPH Provision of Moderately and Highly Effective Reversible Contraception to Insured Women With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
JAMA
Justine Wu, MD, MPH, Jianying Zhang, MPH, MSc, Monika Mitra, PhD, Susan L. Parish, PhD, MSW, and Geeth Kavya Minama Reddy, MD
DPH-related project
Keith Ericson, Assistant Professor of Markets The Role of Organizational Affiliations in Physician Patient-Sharing Relationships
Sage Journals
Kimberley H. Geissler , Benjamin Lubin, and Keith M. Marzilli Ericson
Gary Young, Director, Center for Health Policy and Healthcare Research, Institute of Urban Health Research and Practice, Northeastern University Utilization Trends in Diagnostic Imaging for a Commercially Insured Population: A Study of Massachusetts Residents 2009 to 2013
Journal of the American College of Radiology
Stephen Flaherty, MBA, Koenraad J. Mortele, MD, Gary J. Young, JD, PhD
Impact of alternative payment models on utilization of diagnostic imaging services in the APCD database 

2017 and earlier

Investigator and Organization
Article Title
Publication
Full Citation
Data Application
Andrew P. Loehrer, MD, Alexander T. Hawkins, MD, MPH, Hugh G. Auchincloss, MD, MPH, et al. Impact of Expanded Insurance Coverage on Racial Disparities in Vascular Disease: Insights from Massachusetts

Annals of Surgery

Annals of surgery. 2016 April;263(4):705

CHIA Data applied for through AHRQ's Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project Database
Sarah M. Lyon, MD, MSCE, Hannah Wunsch, MD, David A. Asch, MD, MBA, et al. Use of intensive care services and associated hospital mortality after Massachusetts healthcare reform

Critical Care Medicine

Critical Care Medicine. 2014 April; 42(4): 763–770.

CHIA Data applied for through AHRQ's Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project Database
Karen E. Lasser, MD MPH, Amresh D. Hanchate, PhD, Danny McCormick, MD MPH, et al.
United States HHS Public Access, Author manuscript
Lasser KE, Hanchate AD, McCormick D, Chu C, Xuan Z, Kressin NR. 2016 Sep;54(9):827-36.
Patterns in ED Use With and Without Ambulance Use, and Subsequent Healthcare Utilization
Sarabeth Zemel and Trish Riley
The National Academy for State Health Policy
Zemel S, Riley T . 2016 Jan.
Publicly Available THCE/MA APCD data

Amresh Hanchate, Associate Professor, Boston University School of Medicine

Medical Care
Lasser, Karen E; Hanchate, Amresh D; McCormick, Danny; Chu, Chieh; Xuan, Ziming; Kressin, Nancy R: Massachusetts Health Reform's Effect on Hospitals' Racial Mix of Patients and on Patients' Use of Safety-net Hospitals. Medical Care. 54(9):827-836, September 2016.

Patterns in ED Use With and Without Ambulance Use, and Subsequent Healthcare Utilization

Eric Roberts, PhD Candidate, Johns Hopkins, Bloomberg School of Public Health
Dissertation
Robert ET. Do Medicaid MCOs affect office-based physicians’ incentives to participate in Medicaid? An analysis using Massachusetts data. Dissertation, Chapter 4. Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health; March 2015: 181-288.

Do Commercial MCO's Influence Physicians' Incentives to Accept Medicaid Patients?

Robert Town and Elena Prager, Associate Professor / PhD Candidate, Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management  
Prager E. Consumer responsiveness to simple health care prices: evidence from tiered hospital networks. Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University; September 2017.
The Effect of Limited and Tiered Provider Networks on Utilization, Quality, and Cost of Care
Elena Prager, Associate Professor / PhD Candidate
Job Market Paper
Prager E. Tiered hospital networks, health care demand, and prices. Job Market Paper. The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. 2015 November
The Effect of Limited and Tiered Provider Networks on Utilization, Quality, and Cost of Care
Kate Ho, Department of Economics, Columbia University, Ariel Pakes, Department of Economics, Harvard University, Mark Shepard, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
Columbia University
Kate Ho, Department of Economics, Columbia University, Ariel Pakes, Department of Economics, Harvard University, Mark Shepard, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
Prices, Incentives, and Hospital-Physician Integration in Health Care
Ariel Pakes, PhD; Katherine Ho, PhD; Mark Shepard and Karen Stockley, Harvard University, Columbia University and the National Bureau of Economic Research
Job Market Paper
Stockley K. Evaluating rationality in responses to health insurance cost-sharing: comparing deductibles and copayments. Job Market Paper. Harvard University; November 2016.
Prices, Incentives, and Hospital-Physician Integration in Health Care

 

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