Health Care Program Meeting

Marcella Alsan, Marika Cabral, Amy Finkelstein, and Martin Gaynor, Organizers

February 23-24, 2023

Royal Sonesta Hotel, Riverfront Room, 40 Edwin Land Blvd., Cambridge, MA, Zoom

Conference Code of Conduct

Thursday, February 23
9:30 am
Continental Breakfast
10:00 am
Keith Marzilli Ericson, Boston University and NBER
Timothy Layton, Harvard University and NBER
Adrianna L. McIntyre, Harvard University
Adam Sacarny, Columbia University and NBER

Reducing Administrative Burdens Increases Take-up of Subsidized Health Insurance Coverage: Evidence from a Field Experiment
Discussant: Manasi Deshpande, University of Chicago and NBER
10:50 am
11:00 am
Kelli R. Marquardt, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

Mis(sed) Diagnosis: Physician Decision Making and ADHD
Discussant: Janet Currie, Princeton University and NBER
11:50 am
Lunch - Somerset Room
1:00 pm
Mika Kortelainen, University of Turku
Jaakko Markkanen, Aalto University
Markku Siikanen, VATT Institute for Economic Research
Otto Toivanen, Aalto University

The Effects of Price Regulation on Pharmaceutical Expenditure and Availability
Discussant: Shoshana Vasserman, Stanford University and NBER
1:50 pm
2:00 pm
Michael R. Richards, Cornell University and NBER
Christopher M. Whaley, Brown University

Hospital Behavior Over the Private Equity Life Cycle
Discussant: Ashvin Gandhi, University of California, Los Angeles and NBER
2:50 pm
3:00 pm
Benjamin L. Chartock, Bentley University

Quality Disclosure, Demand, and Congestion: Evidence from Physician Ratings
Discussant: Jonathan T. Kolstad, University of California, Berkeley and NBER
3:50 pm
4:00 pm
Benjamin Vatter, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Quality Disclosure and Regulation: Scoring Design in Medicare Advantage
Discussant: Benjamin R. Handel, University of California, Berkeley and NBER
4:50 pm
5:15 pm
Reception and Group Dinner - Somerset Room
Friday, February 24
8:30 am
Continental Breakfast
9:00 am
Maggie Shi, University of Chicago and NBER

Monitoring for Waste: Evidence from Medicare Audits
Discussant: Jeffrey Clemens, University of California, San Diego and NBER
9:50 am
10:00 am
Yunan Ji, Georgetown University and NBER

Can Competitive Bidding Work in Health Care? Evidence from Medicare Durable Medical Equipment.
Discussant: Ashley T. Swanson, University of Wisconsin-Madison and NBER
10:50 am
11:00 am
Dahlstrand Amanda, University of Zurich

Defying Distance? The Provision of Services in the Digital Age
Discussant: Dan Zeltzer, Tel Aviv University
11:50 am