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Medicaid 'Fee Bump' Study Spotlighted at Senate Hearing

  • Thursday, 12 February 2015
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Watch the video excerpt: Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell cites Penn's Medicaid "fee bump" study in her appearance before the Senate Finance Committee.

A University of Pennsylvania Medicaid "fee bump" study by LDI Executive Director Dan Polsky and co-authors at Penn and the Urban Institute was a point of…

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Wide Media Pickup for Medicaid 'Fee Bump' Study

  • Friday, 30 January 2015

Dan Polsky and Karin Rhodes' study on the Medicaid "fee bump" has garnered widespread pickup by media sites across the country. The analysis looked at the two-years during which the Affordable Care Act raised doctors' pay rates for Medicaid primary care services. It found that significantly more appointments were available for…

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Mark Pauly, The Hill, Insurance Without Access to Care

  • Friday, 23 May 2014

An article in The Hill co-authored by LDI Senior Fellow Mark Pauly and three experts from the conservative American Enterprise Institute argues that the current round of health care reform "has largely ignored the poor."

The piece goes on to say, "The health care safety net has far too
Mark Pauly,…
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Janet Weiner and David Grande, The Field Clinic Blog, Pa. Medicaid

  • Sunday, 2 March 2014

 Writing in The Field Clinic blog of the Philadelphia Inquirer, LDI Associate Director of Health Policy Janet Weiner, MPH, and LDI Senior Fellow and Director of Policy David Grande, MD, critique Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett's Medicaid proposal.

"Corbett's proposal does little to address the reason that Pennsylvania's Medicaid programs costs…
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David Grande & Rob Field, WHYY Radio, ACA Implementation

  • Tuesday, 25 February 2014

LDI Senior Fellows David Grande and Robert Field were featured in a one-hour WHYY RadioTimes Show focused on how well the Affordable Care Act was doing during its first open enrollment period that closes on March 31.

Field, PhD, JD, MPH, is a Drexel University Professor of both Health Management and…

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David Grande, WHYY Newsworks, Medicaid Expansion

  • Wednesday, 14 November 2012

Hospitals throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey could be financially hard hit if either state's governor follows through on threats to not expand Medicaid eligibility as envisioned by the Affordable Care Act, says LDI Senior Fellow David Grande in an WHYY Newsworks article

"Hospitals agreed to that because they knew that…

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Mark Pauly, Columbus Dispatch, Rural Physicians

  • Friday, 28 September 2012

LDI Senior Fellow Mark Pauly is featured in a Columbus Dispatch article about the growing lack of access to primary care physicians in rural areas, particuarly for Medicare and Medicaid patients. Pauly, PhD, is Professor of Health Care Management at Penn's Wharton School.

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Karin Rhodes, The Atlantic, Medicaid Disparities

  • Wednesday, 11 January 2012

LDI Senior Fellow and director of Penn Emergency Care Policy Research, Karin Rhodes is quoted in an article in The Atlantic about a new study showing that Ohio Medicaid patients with cancer survive less time after their diagnosis than people with private or no insurance. Last summer, she published a study…

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Specialists Deny Appointments for Medicaid Kids

  • Thursday, 16 June 2011
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PHILADELPHIA -- An undercover research project targeting 273 specialty medical clinics in Cook County, Ill., found that 66 percent of Medicaid-covered children were unable
to get an appointment for needed specialty care. Identical children with private-insurance were turned away only 10 percent of the time.
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