Michael L. Barnett, MD, MS

Articles

The Hidden Costs of Moving Care Home

October 20, 2020

As home-based care utilization rises, an exploration of potential unintended consequences is necessary. The authors focus on support gaps, informal caregiving, and failure to meaningfully engage clinicians.

Gatekeeping and Patterns of Outpatient Care Post Healthcare Reform

October 01, 2018

Is specialist “gatekeeping” in modern health maintenance organization (HMO) insurance associated with differences in outpatient care? The study finds that HMO gatekeeping may meaningfully reduce specialist utilization.