Nineteenth Annual NIHCM Foundation Health Care Research Award
The winner is:
Jonathan D. Ketcham, Claudio Lucarelli, Eugenio J. Miravete, M. Christopher Roebuck. "Sinking, Swimming, or Learning to Swim in Medicare Part D." American Economic Review, October 2012.
Congratulations to the finalists:
- M. Kate Bundorf, Jonathan Levin, Neale Mahoney. "Pricing and Welfare in Health Plan Choice." American Economic Review, December 2012.
- Carrie H. Colla, David E. Wennberg, Ellen Meara, Jonathan S. Skinner, Daniel Gottlieb, Valerie A. Lewis, Christopher M. Snyder, Elliott S. Fisher. "Spending Differences Associated with the Medicare Physician Group Practice Demonstration."Journal of the American Medical Association, September 2012.
- Amy Finkelstein, Sarah Taubman, Bill Wright, Mira Bernstein, Jonathan Gruber, Joseph P. Newhouse, Heidi Allen, Katherine Baicker, Oregon Health Study Group. "The Oregon Health Insurance Experiment: Evidence from the First Year." The Quarterly Journal of Economics, August 2012.
- Brian Merlob, Charles R. Plott, Yuanjun Zhang. "The CMS Auction: Experimental Studies of a Median-Bid Procurement Auction with Non-Binding Bids." The Quarterly Journal of Economics, April 2012.
Recognizing outstanding work from researchers furthering innovation in health care financing, delivery and organization or the implementation of health care policy
Award and Prize:
A $10,000 prize will be presented to the winner at a dinner in Washington, DC in May 21, 2013.
- Originality and creativity of the research
- Impact that the research may have in advancing the public policy debate or improving health care delivery and management
- Relevance to one or more of the subject areas (health care financing, delivery and organization and/or the implementation of health care policy)
- Articles must have been published in a peer-reviewed journal or similar quality publication during calendar year 2012 either in print or online ahead of print. (An article cannot be submitted in more than one competition year.)
- Applications are encouraged from authors in diverse fields, including economics, health policy, political science, public health, etc. and from individuals in non-academic settings, such as research firms and policy organizations.
- All research articles must address some aspect of health care financing, delivery, organization or the implementation of health care policy.
- Application Process and Rules
- Online Awards Entry System (The awards system is closed for the 2013 awards cycle.)
- Entries must be submitted by February 15, 2013.
Winner is selected by an independent panel of judges:
- Laurence C. Baker, Professor, Stanford University
- William Custer, Associate Professor, Georgia State University
- Vicky Gregg, Consultant
- Jonathan Gruber, Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (recused)
- Marion Ein Lewin, Consultant
- Joseph P. Newhouse, Professor, Harvard University (recused)
- Mark Pauly, Professor, University of Pennsylvania
- Gail R. Wilensky, Senior Fellow, Project HOPE