Health and Human Services Research

 

Since the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act I have focused my research on examining access to health care and health inequality. 

This page also includes human services studies on gambling addiction for the Lehigh Valley Research Consortium.

-“State versus Federal Health Insurance Marketplaces: A Bigger Deal for Medicaid and a Smaller Deal for the Individual Mandate, ” with Sabrina Terrizzi and A. Lanethea Mathews-Schultz. Health Policy Open, doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hpopen.2021.100059, November 2021.

-One Step Forward Two Steps Back: State Selection of Health Exchanges under the ACA, with Sabrina Terrizzi and A. Lanethea Mathews-Schultz. Presented at the International Health Economists Association Conference, Basel, Switzerland, July 13-18, 2019 and revised, at the Southern Political Science Association Conference, San Juan, PR, January 9-11, 2020.

-The Effects of State Policy Environments on Access to Healthcare in the Post-ACA Era,” with Sabrina Terrizzi and A. Lanethea Mathews-Schultz.  Presented at the Southern Political Science Association Conference, New Orleans, LA January 12 – 14, 2018. Revisions presented at the International Health Economists Association Conference, Boston, MA July 8-11, 2018.

-The Limits of Medicaid Reform in Pennsylvania: Thinking Regionally About Access to Insurance and Health Care Under the Affordable Care Act, Commonwealth, Fall 2016, Volume 18, Issue 2: 3-31.

-Problem Gambling Needs Assessment for Northampton County, PA, 2015  http://hdl.handle.net/10718/3037

-Best Employment Practices for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities in Pennsylvania,  2014.

-Building Community While Complying with the Affordable Care Act: A Case Study of a Regional Community Health Assessment in the Lehigh Valley of Pennsylvania, 2013 Progress in Community Health Partnerships Fall 2013, Volume 9, Number 1: 101-112.

-The Socio-economic Effects of Gaming in the Lehigh Valley, 2011  http://hdl.handle.net/10718/3036

-Gambling Behaviors and Perceptions of Gaming in the Lehigh Valley, 2007  http://hdl.handle.net/10718/3035

-State of the Lehigh Valley report, “Health” updates 2008-2018 https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B_0cBemvh_CyWFFIMlJpWm1lZTg?resourcekey=0-UNkWzeWYZeCeVCpDNAv7HA