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1.

Medicare's New Prospective Payment System on Facility Provision of Peritoneal Dialysis.

Wang V, Coffman CJ, Sanders LL, Lee SD, Hirth RA, Maciejewski ML.

Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2018 Dec 7;13(12):1833-1841. doi: 10.2215/CJN.05680518. Epub 2018 Nov 19.

PMID:
30455323
2.

The Impact of Chain Standardization on Nursing Home Staffing.

Banaszak-Holl J, Intrator O, Li J, Zheng Q, Stevenson DG, Grabowski DC, Hirth RA.

Med Care. 2018 Dec;56(12):994-1000. doi: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000000998.

PMID:
30418961
3.

The Cost of Putting Fistula First.

Segal JH, Hirth RA.

Am J Kidney Dis. 2018 Jul;72(1):1-3. doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2018.03.015. No abstract available.

PMID:
29937024
4.

US Renal Data System 2017 Annual Data Report: Epidemiology of Kidney Disease in the United States.

Saran R, Robinson B, Abbott KC, Agodoa LYC, Bhave N, Bragg-Gresham J, Balkrishnan R, Dietrich X, Eckard A, Eggers PW, Gaipov A, Gillen D, Gipson D, Hailpern SM, Hall YN, Han Y, He K, Herman W, Heung M, Hirth RA, Hutton D, Jacobsen SJ, Jin Y, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Kapke A, Kovesdy CP, Lavallee D, Leslie J, McCullough K, Modi Z, Molnar MZ, Montez-Rath M, Moradi H, Morgenstern H, Mukhopadhyay P, Nallamothu B, Nguyen DV, Norris KC, O'Hare AM, Obi Y, Park C, Pearson J, Pisoni R, Potukuchi PK, Rao P, Repeck K, Rhee CM, Schrager J, Schaubel DE, Selewski DT, Shaw SF, Shi JM, Shieu M, Sim JJ, Soohoo M, Steffick D, Streja E, Sumida K, Tamura MK, Tilea A, Tong L, Wang D, Wang M, Woodside KJ, Xin X, Yin M, You AS, Zhou H, Shahinian V.

Am J Kidney Dis. 2018 Mar;71(3S1):A7. doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2018.01.002. No abstract available. Erratum in: Am J Kidney Dis. 2018 Apr;71(4):501.

PMID:
29477157
5.

The Effects of Chains on the Measurement of Competition in the Nursing Home Industry.

Hirth RA, Zheng Q, Grabowski DC, Stevenson DG, Intrator O, Banaszak-Holl J.

Med Care Res Rev. 2017 Apr 1:1077558717701771. doi: 10.1177/1077558717701771. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
29148340
6.

The Effect of False-positive Mammograms on Antidepressant and Anxiolytic Initiation.

Segel JE, Balkrishnan R, Hirth RA.

Med Care. 2017 Aug;55(8):752-758. doi: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000000760.

PMID:
28650923
7.

US Renal Data System 2016 Annual Data Report: Epidemiology of Kidney Disease in the United States.

Saran R, Robinson B, Abbott KC, Agodoa LY, Albertus P, Ayanian J, Balkrishnan R, Bragg-Gresham J, Cao J, Chen JL, Cope E, Dharmarajan S, Dietrich X, Eckard A, Eggers PW, Gaber C, Gillen D, Gipson D, Gu H, Hailpern SM, Hall YN, Han Y, He K, Hebert H, Helmuth M, Herman W, Heung M, Hutton D, Jacobsen SJ, Ji N, Jin Y, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Kapke A, Katz R, Kovesdy CP, Kurtz V, Lavalee D, Li Y, Lu Y, McCullough K, Molnar MZ, Montez-Rath M, Morgenstern H, Mu Q, Mukhopadhyay P, Nallamothu B, Nguyen DV, Norris KC, O'Hare AM, Obi Y, Pearson J, Pisoni R, Plattner B, Port FK, Potukuchi P, Rao P, Ratkowiak K, Ravel V, Ray D, Rhee CM, Schaubel DE, Selewski DT, Shaw S, Shi J, Shieu M, Sim JJ, Song P, Soohoo M, Steffick D, Streja E, Tamura MK, Tentori F, Tilea A, Tong L, Turf M, Wang D, Wang M, Woodside K, Wyncott A, Xin X, Zang W, Zepel L, Zhang S, Zho H, Hirth RA, Shahinian V.

Am J Kidney Dis. 2017 Mar;69(3 Suppl 1):A7-A8. doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2016.12.004. Review. No abstract available. Erratum in: Am J Kidney Dis. 2017 May;69(5):712.

PMID:
28236831
8.

Persistent Variation in Medicare Payment Authorization for Home Hemodialysis Treatments.

Wilk AS, Hirth RA, Zhang W, Wheeler JRC, Turenne MN, Nahra TA, Sleeman KK, Messana JM.

Health Serv Res. 2018 Apr;53(2):649-670. doi: 10.1111/1475-6773.12650. Epub 2017 Jan 19.

PMID:
28105639
9.

Managers' Compensation in a Mixed Ownership Industry: Evidence from Nursing Homes.

Huang SS, Hirth RA, Smith DG.

Front Public Health. 2016 Dec 26;4:283. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2016.00283. eCollection 2016.

10.

Quality rating and private-prices: Evidence from the nursing home industry.

Huang SS, Hirth RA.

J Health Econ. 2016 Dec;50:59-70. doi: 10.1016/j.jhealeco.2016.08.007. Epub 2016 Sep 3.

PMID:
27693892
11.

Low-Quality Nursing Homes Were More Likely Than Other Nursing Homes To Be Bought Or Sold By Chains In 1993-2010.

Grabowski DC, Hirth RA, Intrator O, Li Y, Richardson J, Stevenson DG, Zheng Q, Banaszak-Holl J.

Health Aff (Millwood). 2016 May 1;35(5):907-14. doi: 10.1377/hlthaff.2015.1042.

PMID:
27140998
12.

Connecticut's Value-Based Insurance Plan Increased The Use Of Targeted Services And Medication Adherence.

Hirth RA, Cliff EQ, Gibson TB, McKellar MR, Fendrick AM.

Health Aff (Millwood). 2016 Apr;35(4):637-46. doi: 10.1377/hlthaff.2015.1371.

PMID:
27044964
13.

Factors Associated With Participation in a University Worksite Wellness Program.

Beck AJ, Hirth RA, Jenkins KR, Sleeman KK, Zhang W.

Am J Prev Med. 2016 Jul;51(1):e1-e11. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2016.01.028. Epub 2016 Mar 16.

PMID:
26995315
14.

US Renal Data System 2015 Annual Data Report: Epidemiology of Kidney Disease in the United States.

Saran R, Li Y, Robinson B, Abbott KC, Agodoa LY, Ayanian J, Bragg-Gresham J, Balkrishnan R, Chen JL, Cope E, Eggers PW, Gillen D, Gipson D, Hailpern SM, Hall YN, He K, Herman W, Heung M, Hirth RA, Hutton D, Jacobsen SJ, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Kovesdy CP, Lu Y, Molnar MZ, Morgenstern H, Nallamothu B, Nguyen DV, O'Hare AM, Plattner B, Pisoni R, Port FK, Rao P, Rhee CM, Sakhuja A, Schaubel DE, Selewski DT, Shahinian V, Sim JJ, Song P, Streja E, Kurella Tamura M, Tentori F, White S, Woodside K, Hirth RA.

Am J Kidney Dis. 2016 Mar;67(3 Suppl 1):Svii, S1-305. doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2015.12.014. Review. No abstract available.

PMID:
26925525
15.

US Renal Data System 2014 Annual Data Report: Epidemiology of Kidney Disease in the United States.

Saran R, Li Y, Robinson B, Ayanian J, Balkrishnan R, Bragg-Gresham J, Chen JT, Cope E, Gipson D, He K, Herman W, Heung M, Hirth RA, Jacobsen SS, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Kovesdy CP, Leichtman AB, Lu Y, Molnar MZ, Morgenstern H, Nallamothu B, O'Hare AM, Pisoni R, Plattner B, Port FK, Rao P, Rhee CM, Schaubel DE, Selewski DT, Shahinian V, Sim JJ, Song P, Streja E, Kurella Tamura M, Tentori F, Eggers PW, Agodoa LY, Abbott KC.

Am J Kidney Dis. 2015 Jul;66(1 Suppl 1):Svii, S1-305. doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2015.05.001. No abstract available. Erratum in: Am J Kidney Dis. 2015 Sep;66(3):545.

PMID:
26111994
16.

Michigan's fee-for-value physician incentive program reduces spending and improves quality in primary care.

Lemak CH, Nahra TA, Cohen GR, Erb ND, Paustian ML, Share D, Hirth RA.

Health Aff (Millwood). 2015 Apr;34(4):645-52. doi: 10.1377/hlthaff.2014.0426.

PMID:
25847648
17.

New evidence on the persistence of health spending.

Hirth RA, Gibson TB, Levy HG, Smith JA, Cal├│nico S, Das A.

Med Care Res Rev. 2015 Jun;72(3):277-97. doi: 10.1177/1077558715572387. Epub 2015 Feb 19.

18.

Blood transfusion practices in dialysis patients in a dynamic regulatory environment.

Hirth RA, Turenne MN, Wilk AS, Wheeler JR, Sleeman KK, Zhang W, Paul MA, Nahra TA, Messana JM.

Am J Kidney Dis. 2014 Oct;64(4):616-21. doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2014.01.011. Epub 2014 Feb 19.

PMID:
24560166
19.

Effect of nursing home ownership on hospitalization of long-stay residents: an instrumental variables approach.

Hirth RA, Grabowski DC, Feng Z, Rahman M, Mor V.

Int J Health Care Finance Econ. 2014 Mar;14(1):1-18.

20.

The initial impact of Medicare's new prospective payment system for kidney dialysis.

Hirth RA, Turenne MN, Wheeler JR, Nahra TA, Sleeman KK, Zhang W, Messana JA.

Am J Kidney Dis. 2013 Oct;62(4):662-9. doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2013.03.044. Epub 2013 Jun 13.

PMID:
23769138
21.

Dialysis dose scaled to body surface area and size-adjusted, sex-specific patient mortality.

Ramirez SP, Kapke A, Port FK, Wolfe RA, Saran R, Pearson J, Hirth RA, Messana JM, Daugirdas JT.

Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2012 Dec;7(12):1977-87. doi: 10.2215/CJN.00390112. Epub 2012 Sep 13.

22.

Financial implications of choice of dialysis type of the revised Medicare payment system: an economic analysis.

Hornberger J, Hirth RA.

Am J Kidney Dis. 2012 Aug;60(2):280-7. doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2012.03.010. Epub 2012 May 5.

PMID:
22560829
23.

The price sensitivity of Medicare beneficiaries: a regression discontinuity approach.

Buchmueller TC, Grazier K, Hirth RA, Okeke EN.

Health Econ. 2013 Jan;22(1):35-51. doi: 10.1002/hec.1814. Epub 2012 Jan 25.

24.

The angel is in the details.

Hirth RA, Merion RM.

J Health Polit Policy Law. 2011 Aug;36(4):757-61. doi: 10.1215/03616878-1334704. No abstract available.

PMID:
21940425
25.

Consumers, health insurance and dominated choices.

Sinaiko AD, Hirth RA.

J Health Econ. 2011 Mar;30(2):450-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jhealeco.2010.12.008. Epub 2011 Jan 12.

PMID:
21300414
26.

Using race as a case-mix adjustment factor in a renal dialysis payment system: potential and pitfalls.

Roach JL, Turenne MN, Hirth RA, Wheeler JR, Sleeman KS, Messana JM.

Am J Kidney Dis. 2010 Nov;56(5):928-36. doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2010.08.006.

27.

Do resource utilization and clinical measures still vary across dialysis chains after controlling for the local practices of facilities and physicians?

Hirth RA, Turenne MN, Wheeler JR, Ma Y, Messana JM.

Med Care. 2010 Aug;48(8):726-32. doi: 10.1097/MLR.0b013e3181e3570a.

PMID:
20613666
28.

Workers on the margin: who drops health coverage when prices rise?

Okeke EN, Hirth RA, Grazier K.

Inquiry. 2010 Spring;47(1):33-47.

PMID:
20464953
29.

International economics of dialysis: lessons from the DOPPS.

Hirth RA.

Semin Dial. 2010 Jan-Feb;23(1):16-8. doi: 10.1111/j.1525-139X.2009.00678.x. No abstract available.

30.

When payment systems collide: the effect of hospitalization on anemia in renal dialysis patients.

Turenne MN, Hirth RA, Messana JM, Turner JS, Sleeman KK, Wheeler JR.

Med Care. 2010 Apr;48(4):296-305. doi: 10.1097/MLR.0b013e3181c161ce.

PMID:
20195175
31.

Predictors of chain acquisition among independent dialysis facilities.

Pozniak AS, Hirth RA, Banaszak-Holl J, Wheeler JR.

Health Serv Res. 2010 Apr;45(2):476-96. doi: 10.1111/j.1475-6773.2010.01081.x. Epub 2010 Feb 9.

32.

Efficient utilization of the expanded criteria donor (ECD) deceased donor kidney pool: an analysis of the effect of labeling.

Hirth RA, Pan Q, Schaubel DE, Merion RM.

Am J Transplant. 2010 Feb;10(2):304-9. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-6143.2009.02937.x. Epub 2010 Jan 6.

33.

Increased spending on health care: long-term implications for the nation.

Chernew ME, Hirth RA, Cutler DM.

Health Aff (Millwood). 2009 Sep-Oct;28(5):1253-5. doi: 10.1377/hlthaff.28.5.1253.

PMID:
19738238
34.

Provider monitoring and pay-for-performance when multiple providers affect outcomes: An application to renal dialysis.

Hirth RA, Turenne MN, Wheeler JR, Pan Q, Ma Y, Messana JM.

Health Serv Res. 2009 Oct;44(5 Pt 1):1585-602. doi: 10.1111/j.1475-6773.2009.00990.x. Epub 2009 Jun 22.

35.

Insurers' competitive strategy and enrollment in newly offered preferred provider organizations (PPOs).

Hirth RA, Grazier KL, Chernew ME, Okeke EN.

Inquiry. 2007-2008 Winter;44(4):400-11.

PMID:
18338515
36.

What does a serum sodium cost?

Hirth RA, Messana JM.

J Am Soc Nephrol. 2008 Apr;19(4):654-5. doi: 10.1681/ASN.2008020143. Epub 2008 Mar 5. No abstract available.

37.

Using knowledge of multiple levels of variation in care to target performance incentives to providers.

Turenne MN, Hirth RA, Pan Q, Wolfe RA, Messana JM, Wheeler JR.

Med Care. 2008 Feb;46(2):120-6. doi: 10.1097/MLR.0b013e31815b9d7a.

PMID:
18219239
38.

Out-of-pocket spending and medication adherence among dialysis patients in twelve countries.

Hirth RA, Greer SL, Albert JM, Young EW, Piette JD.

Health Aff (Millwood). 2008 Jan-Feb;27(1):89-102. doi: 10.1377/hlthaff.27.1.89.

PMID:
18180483
39.

STARS: strategies to assist navy recruits' success.

Williams A, Hagerty BM, Andrei AC, Yousha SM, Hirth RA, Hoyle KS.

Mil Med. 2007 Sep;172(9):942-9.

PMID:
17937357
40.

Case-mix adjustment for an expanded renal prospective payment system.

Hirth RA, Turenne MN, Wheeler JR, Pozniak AS, Tedeschi P, Chuang CC, Pan Q, Slish K, Messana JM.

J Am Soc Nephrol. 2007 Sep;18(9):2565-74. Epub 2007 Aug 5.

41.

Effect of Medicaid payment on rehabilitation care for nursing home residents.

Wodchis WP, Hirth RA, Fries BE.

Health Care Financ Rev. 2007 Spring;28(3):117-29.

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43.

Worker preferences, sorting and aggregate patterns of health insurance coverage.

Hirth RA, Baughman RA, Chernew ME, Shelton EC.

Int J Health Care Finance Econ. 2006 Dec;6(4):259-77. Epub 2007 Feb 21.

PMID:
17318391
44.

Cost-effectiveness of hospital pay-for-performance incentives.

Nahra TA, Reiter KL, Hirth RA, Shermer JE, Wheeler JR.

Med Care Res Rev. 2006 Feb;63(1 Suppl):49S-72S.

PMID:
16688924
45.

Understanding the basic case-mix adjustment for the composite rate.

Wheeler JR, Messana JM, Turenne MN, Hirth RA, Pozniak AS, Pan Q, Chuang CC, Slish K, Tedeschi P, Roys EC, Wolfe RA.

Am J Kidney Dis. 2006 Apr;47(4):666-71.

PMID:
16564944
46.

Factor substitution in nursing homes.

Cawley J, Grabowski DC, Hirth RA.

J Health Econ. 2006 Mar;25(2):234-47. Epub 2006 Jan 26.

PMID:
16443294
47.

The effect of Medicare's prospective payment system on discharge outcomes of skilled nursing facility residents.

Wodchis WP, Fries BE, Hirth RA.

Inquiry. 2004-2005 Winter;41(4):418-34.

PMID:
15835600
48.

Economic impact of case-mix adjusting the dialysis composite rate.

Hirth RA, Roys EC, Wheeler JR, Messana JM, Turenne MN, Saran R, Pozniak AS, Wolfe RA.

J Am Soc Nephrol. 2005 May;16(5):1172-6. Epub 2005 Mar 30.

49.

Does quality influence consumer choice of nursing homes? Evidence from nursing home to nursing home transfers.

Hirth RA, Banaszak-Holl JC, Fries BE, Turenne MN.

Inquiry. 2003 Winter;40(4):343-61.

PMID:
15055834
50.

The effects of preferred provider organizations on costs and utilization of hysterectomy.

Currier CA, Smith DG, Wheeler JR, Hirth RA, Walker DS.

Nurs Econ. 2004 Jan-Feb;22(1):14-20, 3.

PMID:
15000043

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