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

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Recent MA APCD Applications

ApplicantOrganizationProject TitleClose DateStatus
Remle P. Crowe, Phd Massachusetts
Ambulance Association
Ambulance  Payment and Rate Analysis  May 3, 2020 Pending
Anh Ngyueb, Assistant Professor of Economics Carnegie Mellon University  Bundling in Competitive Market with Adverse Selection May 3, 2020 Pending
Martin Gaynor,
Research Associate
National Bureau of
Economic Research 
 Hospital Physician Acquisition
and Provider Behavior
 January 26, 2020 Pending
Lorel Burns,
Assistant Vice Provost for Research 
New York University
College of Dentistry 
Root Canal Therapy in Children:
Analysis of Disparities and Value
  January 26, 2020  Pending
Ashish Shrowty, Director, Data and Analytics
Seniorlink, Inc.
Analysis of Caregiver Support Impact on Healthcare Utilization November 4, 2019 Approved
Adam Schaffer, M.D., M.P.H., Senior Clinical Analytics Specialist, CRICO
(CRICO is the malpractice liability carrier for the Harvard Medical Institution)
An assessment of the relationship between clinical volume and medical malpractice claims risk as a means of identifying patient safety vulnerabilities September 30, 2019 Approved
Tom Holmes, Professor of Economics
University of Minnesota,
Department of Economics
Competition and Insurance Benefit Design September 3, 2019 Approved
Cecilia Lee, MD, Assistant Professor
University of Washington, Seattle 

The association between diabetic retinopathy and other ocular or systemic conditions


September 3, 2019 Approved
Mark Shepard, PhD,
Assistant Professor of Public Policy
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
Comparing Health Insurance Types and Understanding Churn: Evidence from Longitudinal Analysis and Natural Experiments July 30, 2019 Approved
Eva Pasedas,
Director, Grants & Contracts
Institute of Urban Health Research and Practice Northeastern University (Northeastern University)
Exploring Factors Affecting Medication Adherence Trajectories June 17, 2019 Pending
Thomas Buchmueller,
The Regents of the University of Michigan
Can Urgent Care Centers Increase Access to Care, While Decreasing Costs? Evidence from Massachusetts May 31, 2019 Approved
Kay Larholt,
Director of Integrated Knowledge Systems
MIT Center for Biomedical Innovation
MIT LEAPS Rheumatoid Arthritis Regimen Optimization
May 31, 2019 Approved

Jennifer Atlas, Director of Strategy and Special Projects

Franciscan Children's Hospital

Market Demands Study

April 4, 2019 Approved

Dr. JoAnna Leyenaar, Associate Professor of Pediatrics & The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice

Dartmouth College

Urban-rural disparities in healthcare for children with medical complexity

April 4, 2019 Approved

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 Approved

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 Approved

David Cutler,
Otto Eckstein Professor of Applied Economics

National Bureau of Economic Research

Clinical and Economic Performance of Health Systems

January 22, 2019 Approved

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 Approved

Julia Raifman, ScD,
Assistant Professor

Trustees of Boston University

Pre-exposure prophylaxis implementation in Massachusetts

January 22, 2019 Approved