Publications

Publications

The following are publications written by Center on Health Insurance Reforms (CHIR) researchers. The publications were published by CHIR or another organization, as noted.

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2009-2002

  • "State Efforts To Protect Consumers From Inappropriate Balance Billing," Jack Hoadley and Kevin Lucia, California Health Care Foundation (2009).
  • "Report on State Law Requirments for Patient Permission to Disclose Health Information," Pritts, J., Lewis, S., Jacobson, R., Lucia, K., Kayne, K. (2009).
  • "Maternity Care and Consumer-Driven Health Plans," Karen Pollitz and Mila Kofman, Georgetown University, and Alina Salganicoff and Usha Ranji, Kaiser Family Foundation, KFF, June 2007.
  • "Genetic Discrimination In Health Insurance: Current Legal Protections and Industry Practices," Karen Pollitz, Peshkin, B., Bangit, E., and Lucia, K., Inquiry, Vol. 44, No. 3 (2007).
  • "Association Health Plans: What's All the Fuss About," Mila Kofman, Kevin Lucia, Eliza Bangit, and Karen Pollitz, Volume 25, Number 6, Health Affairs 1591 (November/December 2006).
  • "Discount Medical Plan Organizations: Past, Present, and Future in Florida and in Other States," Georgetown University Health Policy Report to the State of Florida, Mila Kofman, Jennifer Libster, and Elisa Fisher, Office of Insurance Regulation (November/December 2006).
  • "Health Insurance Regulation by the States and the Federal Government: A Review of Current Approaches and Proposals for Change," Mila Kofman and Karen Pollitz, Vol. 24, Issue 4, Journal of Insurance Regulation 77 (Summer 2006).
  • "Imposition Of Durational Residency Requirements. Requirements By State High-Risk Pools: Constitutional Considerations," Kevin Lucia, Addy, S., Journal Of Insurance Regulation, Vol. 25, No. 2 (2006).
  • "Association Health Insurance: Is It Time to Regulate This Product?," Mila Kofman, Kevin Lucia, Eliza Bangit, and Karen Pollitz, Vol. 24, Issue 1 Journal of Insurance Regulation 31 (Fall 2005).
  • " Association Health Plans: Loss of State Oversight Means Regulatory Vacuum and More Fraud," Mila Kofman, Georgetown University Health Policy Institute (July 2005).
  • "HSAs: A Great Tax Shelter for Wealthy Healthy People but Little Help to the Uninsured, Underinsured, And People with Medical Needs.," Mila Kofman, 7 Virtual Mentor, Ethics Journal of the American Medical Association 7 (July 2005) (invited op-ed article).
  • "Turbulent Past, Uncertain Future: Is it Time to Reevaluate Regulation of Self-insured Multiple Employer Arrangements?," Mila Kofman and Jennifer Libster, Vol. 23, Issue 3 Journal of Insurance Regulation 17 (Spring 2005).
  • "Discount Medical Cards: Leading the Way to Inexpensive Care or Potential Fraud?," Mila Kofman, Managed Care Interface April 2005 (invited guest article).
  • "Health Insurance and Diabetes: The Lack of Available, Affordable, and Adequate Coverage," Karen Pollitz, Eliza Bangit, Kevin Lucia, Mila Kofman, Kelly Montgomery, and Holly Whelan, 23 Clinical Diabetes 88 (April 2005).
  • "Discount Medical Cards – Market Innovation or Illusion?," Mila Kofman, Eliza Bangit, and Jennifer Libster, Commonwealth Fund March 2005.
  • "Falling Through the Cracks: Stories of How Health Insurance Can Fail People With Diabetes," Karen Pollitz, Eliza Bangit, Kevin Lucia, Mila Kofman, Kelly Montgomery, and Holly Whelan, Georgetown University Health Policy Institute and American Diabetes Association (Feb 2005).
  • "Multiple Employer Arrangements: Another Piece of a Puzzle," Mila Kofman, Eliza Bangit, and Kevin Lucia, Analysis of Form M-1 Filings, Vol. 23, Issue 1 Journal of Insurance Regulation 63 (Fall 2004).
  • "Issue Brief: HSAs: Issues and Implementation Decisions for States," Mila Kofman, State Coverage Initiatives Vol. V No. 3 Sept. 2004.
  • "Federal Association Health Plans – Will This Proposal Remedy the Health Insurance Crisis?," Mila Kofman and Karl Polzer, 5 Policy, Politics & Nursing Practice 167 (Aug. 2004).
  • "New York: A Case Study on Private Market Reforms, History, Impact on Public Programs, and Other Issues," Mila Kofman and Jennifer Libster, a report to Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (spring 2004).
  • "MEWAs: The Threat of Plan Insolvency and Other Challenges," Mila Kofman, Eliza Bangit, and Kevin Lucia (Commonwealth Fund March 2004).
  • "Issue Brief: Consumer Protection and Long-Term Care Insurance: Predictability of Premiums," Mila Kofman & Lee Thompson, Georgetown U. Long-Term Care Financing Project, March 2004.
  • "Opinions Commentary, Disassociate from this plan," Mila Kofman and Karl Polzer, Modern Healthcare, Feb. 2004 (invited guest column).
  • "Opinions Commentary, Disassociate from this plan," Mila Kofman and Karl Polzer Modern Healthcare, Feb. 2004 (invited guest column).
  • Mila Kofman and Karl Polzer, Insurance Markets: What Would Association Health Plans Mean for California (California HealthCare Foundation Jan. 2004).
  • Mila Kofman, Kevin Lucia, and Eliza Bangit, Issue Brief: Health Insurance Scams: How Government Is Responding and What Further Steps Are Necessary (Commonwealth Fund Aug. 2003).
  • Mila Kofman, Kevin Lucia, and Eliza Bangit, Proliferation of Phony Health Insurance: States and the Federal Government Respond (BNA Plus Fall 2003).
  • Mila Kofman, Eliza Bangit, and Kevin Lucia, Insurance Markets: Group Purchasing Arrangements: Implications of MEWAs (California HealthCare Foundation July 2003).
  • Mila Kofman, Fact Sheet: Private Long Term Care Insurance, Georgetown University Long-Term Care Financing Project, May 2003.
  • Mila Kofman, Issue Brief: Group Purchasing Arrangements: Issues for States (State Coverage Initiatives, Vol. IV, No. 3 April 2003).
  • Mila Kofman, Health Insurance Scams Promoted Through Associations: A Primer (The Insurance Receiver, Vol. 11, No. 3 Sept. 2002).
  • Pollitz, K., Crowley, J.S., Lucia, K., Bangit, E., "Assessing State External Review Programs And The Effects of Pending Federal Patient's Rights Legislation", Health Policy Institute for the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation (2002).
  • Pollitz, K., Bangit, E., Lucia, K., and Kofman, M., "A Guide To Getting And Keeping Health Insurance In (Multiple States)", Health Policy Institute for The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. AARP, The Commonwealth Fund, the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, and the New York Community Trust (2001-present).