This cross-sectional analysis identifies types of hospitals with the highest Medicaid losses from pediatric inpatient care and estimates the proportion of losses recovered through federal Disproportionate Share Hospital payments.
This cross-sectional study assesses the feasibility of using administrative claims data to identify receipt of transcranial Doppler screening among children and adolescents with sickle cell anemia.
This Viewpoint answers questions about the declining children’s share of the federal budget and raises concerns about children’s health and well-being.
This cohort study compares baseline and social determinants of health-risk–adjusted potentially preventable readmission rates to determine whether adjustment for social determinants of health could affect the pay-for-performance penalty status of a national sample of children’s hospitals.
This cohort study aims to determine whether pay for performance promotes pediatric performance improvement in primary care physicians.
This study of Medicaid claims data examines the consistency of primary care within an accountable care organization that enrolled a pediatric Medicaid population.
Specific provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act may pose a disproportionate risk to children’s hospitals because they carry the greatest burden of care costs of any type of hospital.
This cross-sectional study using the National Survey of Children’s Health data reports important differences in preventive care, specialty care access, and cost-sharing between insurance coverage options for children of families with low to moderate incomes.
This retrospective observational study reports that the risk for incident type 2 diabetes mellitus was increased among youths initiating second-generation antipsychotics and was highest in those concomitantly using antidepressants.
This study estimates the effect on a child’s Medicaid or Children’s Health Insurance Program coverage status when a parent randomly gains access to health insurance and when a parent obtains coverage.
Fung et al examine the effects of cost sharing and income level on adherence to medication regimens, visits to a physician’s office or an emergency department, and financial stress among children with asthma. See also the editorial by Carroll.
Roman et al test if participation in the Michigan statewide enhanced prenatal care program, the Maternal Infant Health Program (MIHP), accounting for program timing and dosage, reduced risk for low birth weight and gestational age, particularly among black women.