IMPAQ staff members are encouraged and supported by the firm to present and publish research papers on their own research or on studies that have been performed for our clients. Below are some recent examples of presentations at professional meetings by IMPAQ staff members.
Ben Shirley presented this poster of a study to determine the effect of an actuarial value threshold change on out-of-pocket costs and cost sharing structures for New Yorkers with high-cost chronic health conditions using Affordable Care Act exchange plans.
Dr. Evan Perlman presented an analysis of Medicare Part D in-network pharmacies to determine whether they meet the required geographic access standards of proximity to beneficiaries.
Laney Light presented the results of a psychometric analyses for 24 kidney disease-specific survey items on the 36-question Kidney Disease Quality of Life assessment instrument (KDQOL-36).
Katherine Harris presented the results of a study of targeted outreach to minorities to increase the representativeness of survey data collected from Medicare beneficiaries with a serious chronic illness.
Jing Dong presented the results of a study to provide a rigorous estimate of moral hazard in private long-term care insurance (LTCI) markets.
This presentation studies the effects of removing patient cost-sharing on the usage of preventive services among the elderly, exploiting the removal of copayment and coinsurance of Medicare-covered preventive services that are recommended by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, as a part of the reform of Affordable Care Act (ACA).
Dr. Rekha Varghese presented the results of a mixed methods evaluation of the first year and a half of Howard County, Maryland's Journey to Better Health Program.
Jody Dougherty presented a study that compared the accuracy and cost of different email validation vendors.
This presentation explores the USDA-funded Food for Education and Child Nutrition program (FFE), evaluating per-capita income, literacy, and malnutrition rates.
Amy Djangali presented a poster detailing the impact of different interventions on response rates for Medicare beneficiaries.