Assessing the impact of premium requirements and participant cost-sharing on access to care in Massachusetts, Maine and Vermont (Phase 1)

The Foundation's program, State Health Access Reform Evaluation (SHARE), was designed to support research and evaluation of state health reform initiatives and develop an evidence base for future state and federal reform initiatives.This study grant will use program enrollment and utilization data to assess the effects of premium requirements and participant cost-sharing on access to care in Massachusetts, Maine and Vermont. The applicants will use a cross-sectional study using multivariate modeling and qualitative policy analytic techniques, and will create person-level data files that link claims information with income and demographic data.

Grant Details

Amount Awarded $567,421.00

Awarded on: 3/18/2008

Time frame: 4/1/2008 - 3/31/2011

Grant Number: 64216

Grantee

University of Southern Maine, Edmund S. Muskie School of Public Service

15 Baxter Boulevard
P.O. Box 9300
Portland, ME, 04104-9300

207-780-4430
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Elizabeth H. Kilbreth
Project Director

207-780-4467
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