Related Publications for Maggie Colby

  • Reporting on Pathways to Health Insurance Coverage: California's Experience
    Feb 12, 2016

    California recently launched a report series that provides data about the enrollment process for public insurance coverage. This brief highlights findings from California’s first few reports and offers lessons for other states considering comparable reporting efforts.

  • Health Care Utilization Among Children Enrolled in Medicaid and CHIP via Express Lane Eligibility
    Jun 01, 2015

    We compared health care utilization among children enrolled via ELE and nondisabled children who enrolled through standard pathways in each state. We used a two-step estimation approach, examining the likelihood of utilization and then the volume and cost of services among users. Regression adjustment...

  • Medicaid 1115 Demonstration Evaluation Design Plan
    May 15, 2015

    This report lays out the general design and approach Mathematica will use to evaluate four types of Medicaid section 1115 demonstration waivers: (1) Delivery System Reform Incentive Payments (DSRIP), (2) Premium Assistance Medicaid expansions, (3) Beneficiary Engagement/Premium Payment demonstrations,...

  • Findings from HeA PA and Implications for ACA Implementation
    Oct 30, 2013

    California's Health-e-App Public Access (HeA PA) system enables low-income families to apply online for publicly funded children's health insurance. Findings from a study funded by the California Healthcare Foundation and the David and Lucile Packard Foundation have implications for Affordable Care Act...

  • Evaluation of Healthy San Francisco
    Aug 25, 2011

    This report summarizes a comprehensive evaluation of Healthy San Francisco, a program for uninsured adults ages 18 to 64. The evaluation found that program participants regularly receive outpatient care at their medical homes, including recommended preventive services; are using fewer emergency department...

  • Value for the Money Spent? Exploring the Relationship Between Medicaid Costs and Quality
    Aug 30, 2010

    This study examines the value of state Medicaid program spending by exploring the relationship between both sides of the efficiency coin—costs and outcomes. The authors create measures that relate spending per beneficiary to quality indicators, compare states’ performance, and build a foundation for...