Andrew P. Loehrer, MD, MPH; Mary M. Leech, BA; Julie E. Weiss, MS; et al.
JAMA Health Forum. 2021;2(9):e212324. doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2021.2324
This cohort study uses commercial claims data to assess whether increased patient cost sharing is associated with the likelihood of early, uncomplicated presentation or surgical management of emergency general surgery diagnoses.
Dan P. Ly, MD, PhD, MPP
JAMA Health Forum. 2021;2(9):e212333. doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2021.2333
This cross-sectional study uses a large Medicare data set of older adults with low back pain to examine how race and ethnicity may have been associated with opioid prescribing by primary care physicians during the first wave of the opioid epidemic.
Megan B. Cole, PhD, MPH; June-Ho Kim, MD, MPH; Timothy W. Levengood, MPH; et al.
JAMA Health Forum. 2021;2(9):e212375. doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2021.2375
This cohort study examines the 5-year association of Medicaid expansion with uninsurance rates and hypertension and diabetes outcome measures by race and ethnicity in federally qualified health centers.
M. Kate Bundorf, PhD, MBA, MPH; Sumedha Gupta, PhD, MA, MSc; Christine Kim, BA
JAMA Health Forum. 2021;2(9):e212487. doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2021.2487
This cross-sectional study seeks to determine how health insurance coverage changed in the US during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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New Evidence on the Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Health Insurance Coverage
Emily S. Unger, BA; David C. Grabowski, PhD; Jarvis T. Chen, ScD; et al.
JAMA Health Forum. 2021;2(9):e212671. doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2021.2671
This cohort study examines the association between Medicaid home care services and family caregivers’ health using data from the 1996 to 2017 Medical Expenditures Panel Survey.
Jamie Tam, PhD; Jihyoun Jeon, PhD; James F. Thrasher, PhD; et al.
JAMA Health Forum. 2021;2(9):e212852. doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2021.2852
This decision analytical model investigates associations between a federal regulation requiring graphic health warnings on cigarette packaging in the US and changes in estimates of smoking-attributable deaths and life-years gained based on implementation dates of 2012 vs 2022.