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John F. Kennedy School of Government
79 JFK Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Joseph P. Newhouse, John D. MacArthur
Professor of Health Policy and Management, is head of the
Interfaculty Initiative on Health Policy and chairs the Committee
on Higher Degrees in Health Policy, which administers the PhD
program in Health Policy at Harvard. He was the founding editor of
the Journal of Health Economics, which he edited for 30
years, is currently a member of the editorial board of The New
England Journal of Medicine,and serves on the Comptroller
Generals Advisory Committee. He was chair of the Prospective
Payment Assessment Commission and vice chair of the Medicare
Payment Advisory Commission andthe Board of Health Advisors of the
Congressional Budget Office. He is a member of the Institute of
Medicine and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and
Sciences. Newhouse was the first recipient of the David Kershaw
Prize of the Association of Public Policy and Management and has
received the Hans Sigrist Prize, the Distinguished Investigator
Award of the Association for Health Services Research, the Kenneth
J. Arrow award, the Zvi Griliches award, and the Paul A. Samuelson
Certificate of Excellence for various writings. He is on the board
of directors of Aetna, Abt Associates, and the National Committee
Core Course in Health Policy I
Core Course in Health Policy II
The Economics of Health Care Policy
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For a complete list of faculty citations from 2001 - present, please visit the Harvard Kennedy School Research Report Online.
Selected Publication Citations:
- Academic Journal/Scholarly Articles
McGuire, Thomas G., Jacob Glazer, Joseph P. Newhouse, Sharon-Lise
Normand, Julie Shi, Anna D. Sinaiko, and Samuel Zuvekas.
"Integrating Risk Adjustment and Enrollee Premiums in Health Plan
Payment." Journal of Health Economics 32.6 (December 2013):
Newhouse, Joseph P., J. Michael McWilliams, Mary Price, Jie Huang,
Bruce Fireman, and John Hsu. "Do Medicare Advantage plans select
enrollees in higher margin clinical categories?" Journal of
Health Economics 32.6 (December 2013): 1278-1288.
Goldman, Dana P., Daniel McFadden, and Joseph P. Newhouse.
"Introduction [to the Special Issue on the American Medicare
Program, Parts C and D]." Journal of Health Economics 32.6
(December 2013): 1180-1184.
Fung, Vicki, Mary Reed, Mary Price, Richard Brand, William H. Dow,
Joseph P. Newhouse, and John Hsu. "Responses to Medicare Drug Costs
among Near-Poor versus Subsidized Beneficiaries." Health
Services Research 48.5 (October 2013): 1653-1668.
Stevenson, David, John Z. Ayanian, Alan M. Zaslavsky, Joseph P.
Newhouse, and Bruce E. Landon. "Service Use at the End of Life in
Medicare Advantage versus Traditional Medicare." Medical
Care 51.10 (October 2013): 931-937.
Huskamp, Haiden A., David G. Stevenson, A. James O’Malley, Stacie
B. Dusetzina, Susan L. Mitchell, Barbara J. Zarowitz, Michael E.
Chernew, and Joseph P. Newhouse. "Medicare Part D Plan Generosity
and Medication Use among Dual Eligible Nursing Home Residents."
Medical Care 51.10 (October 2013): 894-900.
Newhouse, Joseph P., and Alan M. Garber. "Geographic Variation in
Health Care Spending in the United States." JAMA 310.12
(September 25, 2013): 1227-8.
Sood, Neeraj, Peter J. Huckfeldt, David C. Grabowski, Joseph P.
Newhouse, and José J. Escarce. "The Effect of Prospective Payment
on Admission and Treatment Policy: Evidence from Inpatient
Rehabilitation Facilities." Journal of Health Economics 32.5
(September 2013): 965-979.
Julia Adler-Milstein, Claudia Salzberg, Calvin Franz, John Orav,
Joseph P. Newhouse, and David W. Bates. "Effect of Electronic
Health Records on Health Care Costs: Longitudinal Comparative
Evidence From Community Practices." Annals of Internal
Medicine 159.2 (July 2013): 97-104.
Ayanian, John Z., Bruce E. Landon, Alan M. Zaslavsky, Robert C.
Saunders, Robert C., Gregory L. Pawlson, and Joseph P. Newhouse.
"Medicare Beneficiaries More Likely To Receive Appropriate
Ambulatory Services In HMOs Than In Traditional Medicare."
Health Affairs 32.7 (July 2013): 1228-1235.
Fung, Vicki, Mary Reed, Mary Price, Richard Brand, William Dow,
Joseph P. Newhouse, and John Hsu. "Adverse Clinical Events Among
Medicare Beneficiaries Using Antipsychotic Drugs: Linking Health
Insurance Benefits and Clinical Needs." Medical Care 51.7
(July 2013): 614-621.
Baicker, Katherine, Sarah L. Taubman, Heidi L. Allen, Heidi L.,
Mira Bernstein, Jonathan H. Gruber, Joseph P. Newhouse, Eric C.
Schneider, Bill J. Wright, Alan Zaslavsky, and Amy N. Finkelstein.
"The Oregon Experiment -- Effects of Medicaid on Clinical
Outcomes." New England Journal of Medicine 368.18 (May
Landon, Bruce E., Alan M. Zaslavsky, Robert C. Saunders, L. Gregory
Pawlson, Joseph P. Newhouse, and John Z. Ayanian. "Analysis Of
Medicare Advantage HMOs Compared With Traditional Medicare Shows
Lower Use Of Many Services During 2003–09." Health Affairs
31.12 (December 2012): 2609-2617.
Newhouse, Joseph P., Jie Huang, Mary Price, J. Michael McWilliams,
and John Hsu. "Steps To Reduce Favorable Risk Selection In Medicare
Advantage Largely Succeeded, Boding Well For Health Insurance
Exchanges." Health Affairs 31.12 (December 2012): 2618-2628.
McWilliams, J. Michael, John Hsu, and Joseph P. Newhouse. "New
Risk-Adjustment System Was Associated With Reduced Favorable
Selection In Medicare Advantage." Health Affairs 31.12
(December 2012): 2630-2640.
Reed, Mary E., Ilana Graetz, Vicki Fung, Joseph P. Newhouse, and
John Hsu. "In Consumer-Directed Health Plans, A Majority Of
Patients Were Unaware Of Free Or Low-Cost Preventive Care."
Health Affairs 31.12 (December 2012): 2641-2648.
Graetz, Ilana, Mary Reed, Vicki Fung, Will Dow, Joseph P. Newhouse,
and John Hsu. "COBRA ARRA Subsidies: Was the Carrot Enticing
Enough?" Health Services Research 47.5 (October 2012):
Fung, Vicki, Mary Price, Alisa Busch, Bruce Fireman, Rita Hui, Mary
Beth Landrum, Richard G. Frank, Joseph P. Newhouse, and John Hsu.
"Medicare Part D Cost Sharing and Antipsychotic Use in Two Medicare
Advantage Plans." Clinical Medicine and Research 10.3
(August 2012): 182.
Finkelstein, Amy, Sarah Taubman, Bill Wright, Mira Bernstein,
Jonathan Gruber, Joseph P. Newhouse, Heidi Allen, Katherine
Baicker, and the Oregon Health Study Group. "The Oregon Health
Insurance Experiment: Evidence from the First Year." Quarterly
Journal of Economics 127.3 (August 2012): 1057-1106.
Reed, Mary, Huihui Wang, Ilana Graetz, Vicki Fung, Joseph P.
Newhouse, and John Hsu. "Consumer Directed Health Plans with Health
Savings Accounts: Whose Skin Is in the Game and How Do Costs Affect
Care-Seeking." Medical Care 50.7 (July 2012): 585-590.
- Book Chapters
Newhouse, Joseph P. "The Economics of Medical Care." Harrison’s
Principles of Internal Medicine, 19th edition. Ed. Dennis L.
Kasper, Anthony S. Fauci, Stephen L. Hauser, Dan L. Longo, J. Larry
Jameson, and Joseph Loscalzo. McGraw Hill, 2013, 15e.
Berndt, Ernst, and Joseph P. Newhouse. "Pricing and Reimbursement
in U.S. Pharmaceutical Markets." The Economics of the
Biopharmaceutical Industry. Ed. Patricia M. Danzon and Sean
Nicholson. Oxford University Press, 2012.
Chernew, Michael E., and Joseph P. Newhouse. "Health Care Spending
Growth." Handbook of Health Economics. Ed. McGuire, Thomas
G., Mark V. Pauly, and Pedro Pita Barros. Elsevier, 2012, 1-43.
- Edited Volumes
Joseph P. Newhouse, Alan M. Garber, Robin P. Graham, Margaret A.
McCoy, Michelle Mancher, and Ashna Kibria, eds. Variation in
Health Care Spending: Target Decision-Making, Not Geography.
National Academy Press, 2013.
- Research Papers/Reports
Jacobson, Mireille, Tom Y. Chang, Joseph P. Newhouse, and Craig C.
Earle. "Physician Agency and Competition: Evidence from a Major
Change to Medicare Chemotherapy Reimbursement Policy." NBER Working
Paper 19247, July 2013.