Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

Year Title Altmetric
2019 Impact of Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act on Costs and Utilization in Alabama's Children's Health Insurance ProgramAmbulatory Pediatrics.  19:27-34. 2019
2017 Associations between participation in family activities and adolescent school problemsChild: Care, Health and Development.  43:361-368. 2017
2017 An assessment of the CHIP/medicaid quality measure for ADHDAmerican Journal of Managed Care.  23:e1-e9. 2017
2017 Cardiovascular health and healthcare utilization and expenditures among medicare beneficiaries: The reasons for geographic and racial differences in stroke (REGARDS) studyJournal of the American Heart Association : Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease.  6. 2017
2016 Preventive Dental Care and Long-Term Dental Outcomes among ALL Kids EnrolleesHealth Services Research.  51:2242-2257. 2016
2016 Burden of Coronary Heart Disease Rehospitalizations Following Acute Myocardial Infarction in Older AdultsCardiovascular Drugs and Therapy.  30:323-331. 2016
2016 The effects of state-level expenditures for home- and community-based services on the risk of becoming a long-stay nursing home resident after hip fractureOsteoporosis International.  27:953-961. 2016
2016 The great recession of 2007-2009 and public insurance coverage for children in alabama: Enrollment and claims data from 1999-2011Public Health Reports.  131:348-356. 2016
2016 Health Expenditure Concentration and Characteristics of High-Cost Enrollees in CHIPINQUIRY: The Journal of Health Care Organization, Provision, and Financing.  53. 2016
2015 Adverse selection in the children's health insurance programINQUIRY: The Journal of Health Care Organization, Provision, and Financing.  52. 2015
2015 Enrollment, expenditures, and utilization after chip expansion: Evidence from alabamaAmbulatory Pediatrics.  15:258-266. 2015
2015 Trends in mortality and recurrent coronary heart disease events after an acute myocardial infarction among Medicare beneficiaries, 2001-2009American Heart Journal.  170:249-255.e2. 2015
2014 Patterns and predictors of osteoporosis medication discontinuation and switching among Medicare beneficiariesBMC Musculoskeletal Disorders.  15. 2014
2014 Can increases in CHIP copayments reduce program expenditures on prescription drugs?Medicare & medicaid research review.  4. 2014
2014 Can increases in CHIP copayments reduce program expenditures on prescription drugs?Medicare & medicaid research review.  4. 2014
2014 Trends in the utilization and outcomes of medicare patients hospitalized for hip fracture, 2000-2008Journal of Aging and Health.  26:360-379. 2014
2013 Characteristics of low-severity emergency department use among CHIP enrolleesAmerican Journal of Managed Care.  19. 2013
2013 Co-payments and the use of emergency department services in the Children'S Health Insurance ProgramMedical care review.  70:514-530. 2013
2013 Favorable selection, risk adjustment, and the medicare advantage programHealth Services Research.  48:1039-1056. 2013
2013 A close examination of healthcare expenditures related to fracturesJournal of Bone and Mineral Research.  28:816-820. 2013
2013 Effectiveness of preventive dental visits in reducing nonpreventive dental visits and expendituresPediatrics.  131:1107-1113. 2013
2013 Measuring prevention more broadly: an empirical assessment of CHIPRA core measuresMedicare & medicaid research review.  3. 2013
2012 Did copayment changes reduce health service utilization among CHIP enrollees? Evidence from alabamaHealth Services Research.  47:1603-1620. 2012
2012 The impact of CHIP coverage on children with asthma in AlabamaClinical Pediatrics.  51:247-253. 2012
2012 Evaluating comorbidity scores based on health service expendituresMedicare & medicaid research review.  2. 2012
2012 The effects of premium changes on ALL Kids, Alabama's CHIP programMedicare & medicaid research review.  2. 2012
2011 Continuity of insurance coverage and ambulatory care-sensitive hospitalizations/ED visits: Evidence from the children's health insurance programClinical Pediatrics.  50:963-973. 2011
2011 Clinical and demographic factors associated with fractures among older AmericansOsteoporosis International.  22:1263-1274. 2011
2011 Erratum: Clinical and demographic factors associated with fractures among older Americans (Osteoporosis International DOI: 10.1007/s00198-010-1300-8)Osteoporosis International.  22:1275-1276. 2011
2011 Medical liability and health care reform.Health Matrix.  21:443-519. 2011
2010 Predicting hip and major osteoporotic fractures using administrative dataArchives of Internal Medicine -New Series-.  170:1940-1942. 2010
2010 Health services utilization after fractures: Evidence from MedicareJournals of Gerontology, Series A.  65 A:1012-1020. 2010
2010 Identifying types of nursing facility stays using medicare claims data: An algorithm and validationHealth Services and Outcomes Research Methodology.  10:100-110. 2010
2010 The societal burden of osteoporosisCurrent Rheumatology Reports.  12:186-191. 2010
2010 Is withholding osteoporosis medication after fracture sometimes rational? A Comparison of the risk for second fracture versus deathJournal of the American Medical Directors Association.  11:584-591. 2010
2009 Health care expenditures associated with skeletal fractures among medicare beneficiaries, 1999-2005Journal of Bone and Mineral Research.  24:2050-2055. 2009
2009 "pathologic" fractures: Should these be included in epidemiologic studies of osteoporotic fractures?Osteoporosis International.  20:1969-1972. 2009
2009 The geographic availability and associated utilization of dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) testing among older persons in the United StatesOsteoporosis International.  20:1553-1561. 2009
2008 Regional Variation in the Denial of Reimbursement for Bone Mineral Density Testing Among US Medicare BeneficiariesJournal of Clinical Densitometry.  11:568-574. 2008
2008 Weekend hospitalization and mortality: A critical reviewExpert Review of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research.  8:23-26. 2008
2007 Do hospitals provide lower quality care on weekends?Health Services Research.  42:1589-1612. 2007
2007 Weekend admission for myocardial infarction [11]New England Journal of Medicine.  357:87. 2007
2005 Impact of Malpractice Reforms on the Supply of Physician ServicesJournal of the American Medical Association.  293:2618-2618. 2005
2005 Detecting Medicare abuse 2005

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2006 The effects of the U.S. malpractice system on the cost and quality of care.  84-92. 2006

Teaching Activities

  • HCO604 - Health Economics & PH Policy (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • HCO620Q - Health Ins/Managed Care (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • HCO697 - Internship (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • HCO793 - DrPH Practicum (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • HCO795 - Directed Readings (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • HCO796 - Doctoral Seminar (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • HCO798 - Dissert Protocol Development (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • HCO604 - Health Economics & PH Policy (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • HCO604Q - Hlth Economics & PH Policy ONL (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • HCO704 - Health Economics and PH Policy (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • HCO781 - Rsrch Mthd Stdy Dsgn (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • HCO795 - Directed Readings (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • HCO796 - Doctoral Seminar (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • HCO798 - Dissert Protocol Development (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • PUH307 - Public Health Policy (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • HCO697 - Internship (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • HCO798 - Dissert Protocol Development (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • HCO793 - DrPH Practicum (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • HCO795 - Directed Readings (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • HCO796 - Doctoral Seminar (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • HCO798 - Dissert Protocol Development (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • HCO601Q - Health Economics Online (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • HCO697 - Internship (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • HCO796 - Doctoral Seminar (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • PUH307 - Public Health Policy (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • HCO697 - Internship (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • HCO793 - DrPH Practicum (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • HCO799 - Dissertation Research HCOP (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • HCO603 - Public Health Policy (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • HCO697 - Internship (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • HCO697Q - Internship Online (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • HCO793 - DrPH Practicum (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • HCO796 - Doctoral Seminar (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • HCO797 - Directed Readings (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • HCO799 - Dissertation Research HCOP (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • PUH307 - Public Health Systems (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • HCO601 - Health Economics (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • HCO601Q - Health Economics Online (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • HCO697 - Internship (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • HCO701 - Health Economics (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • HCO796 - Doctoral Seminar (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • PUH307 - Public Health Systems (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • HCO697 - Internship (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • HCO603 - Public Health Policy (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • HCO793 - DrPH Practicum (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • HCO601 - Health Economics (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • HCO793 - DrPH Practicum (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • HCO795 - Directed Readings (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • PUH307 - Public Health Systems (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • HCO697 - Internship (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • HCO799 - Dissertation Research HCOP (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • HCO603 - Public Health Policy (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • HCO703 - Doc Lev Public Health Policy (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • HCO795 - Directed Readings (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • HCO799 - Dissertation Research HCOP (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • AH700 - Health Economics (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • HA645 - Health Economics (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • HCO601 - Health Economics (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • HCO601 - Health Economics (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • HCO697 - Internship (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • HCO781 - Rsrch Mthd Stdy Dsgn (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • PUH307 - Public Health Systems (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • HCO697 - Internship (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • HCO799 - Dissertation Research HCOP (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • HCO603 - Public Health Policy (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • HCO697 - Internship (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • HCO799 - Dissertation Research HCOP (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • HCO601 - Health Economics (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • HCO697 - Internship (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • HCO795 - Directed Readings (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • HCO798 - Dissert Protocol Development (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • HCO799 - Dissertation Research HCOP (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • HCO799 - Dissertation Research HCOP (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • HCO697 - Internship (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • HCO603 - Public Health Policy (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • HCO697 - Internship (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • HCO703 - Doc Lev Public Health Policy (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • HCO795 - Directed Readings (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • HCO798 - Dissert Protocol Development (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • AH700 - Health Economics (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • HA645 - Health Economics (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • HCO601 - Health Economics (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • HCO601 - Health Economics (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • HCO781 - Rsrch Mthd Stdy Dsgn (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • HCO798 - Dissert Protocol Development (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • HCO697 - Internship (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • HCO603 - Public Health Policy (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • HCO798 - Dissert Protocol Development (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • HCO781 - Rsrch Mthd Stdy Dsgn (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • HCO793 - DrPH Practicum (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • HCO797 - Directed Readings (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • HCO697 - Internship (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • HCO603 - Public Health Policy (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • HCO703 - Doc Lev Public Health Policy (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • AH700 - Health Economics (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • HA645 - Health Economics (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • HCO601 - Health Economics (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • HCO601 - Health Economics (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • HCO698 - MR Lev Dir Res HCOP (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • HCO701 - Health Economics (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • HCO781 - Rsrch Mthd Stdy Dsgn (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • HCO697 - Internship (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • HCO603 - Public Health Policy (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • HCO703 - Doc Lev Public Health Policy (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • HCO697 - Internship (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • HCO603 - Public Health Policy (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • HCO697 - Internship (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • HCO703 - Doc Lev Public Health Policy (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • AH700 - Health Economics (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • HA645 - Health Economics (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • HCO601 - Health Economics (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • HCO697 - Internship (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • HCO701 - Health Economics (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • HCO603 - Public Health Policy (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • HCO697 - Internship (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • HCO703 - Doc Lev Public Health Policy (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • Full Name

  • David Becker