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Jessica S. Banthin


Position
Economist, 1991

Education
Ph.D., Economics, University of Maryland—College Park
B.A., Sociology, Harvard University

Research Interests
Microsimulation of Health Policy
Health Insurance, Medicaid and Medicare Coverage
Health Care Expenditures and Financing
Underinsurance and Health Benefits

Current Research Projects
Prescription Drug Coverage and Underinsurance among Elderly Americans, 1996
Worker Decisions to Purchase Health Insurance
Uninsured Children Eligible for Medicaid and State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP): Updated Estimates from the 1996-99 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS)
Which Kids are Worse Off? A Comparison of Uninsured Children by Program Eligibility Status
Medical Care Needs in Poverty Thresholds: Problems Posed by the Uninsured

Technical Assistance and Survey Contributions
Provide expertise to the Department of Health and Human Services' Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation on SCHIP Evaluation
Inter-Agency Committee on Improving the Measurement of Income and Poverty
MEPS Household Premium Imputations
MEPS Health Benefits Database File
MEPS—HC Managed Care Variables

Survey Experience
Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS)
National Medial Expenditure Survey (NMES)
National Medical Care Expenditure Survey (NMCES)
Current Population Survey (CPS)
Consumer Expenditure Survey (CES)

Awards
Article of the Year Award, AHRQ 2000
Administrator's Award for Health Services Research, AHCPR 1998
Administrator's Award of Merit, AHCPR 1993
Director's Citation for Outstanding Group Peformance, AHRQ 2000
Director's Citation for Outstanding Group Peformance, AHRQ 2001

Publications
JAMA, Journal of Health Economics, Health Affairs, Inquiry, Medical Care, Health Services Research, Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics, Archives of Family Medicine

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