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Austin B. Frakt, PhD

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionBoston University School of Medicine
DepartmentPsychiatry
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TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionBoston University School of Public Health
DepartmentHealth Policy & Management

InstitutionVA Boston Healthcare System

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  1. McWilliams JM, Dalton JB, Landrum MB, Frakt AB, Pizer SD, Keating NL. Geographic variation in cancer-related imaging: veterans affairs health care system versus medicare. Ann Intern Med. 2014 Dec 2; 161(11):794-802.
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  2. Frakt A. High-tech care can save lives--but it also may create incentives that result in lives lost. JAMA. 2014 Nov 26; 312(20):2081.
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  3. Frakt A. Improving health through coverage expansion. Ann Intern Med. 2014 May 6; 160(9):649-50.
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  4. Frakt AB. The end of hospital cost shifting and the quest for hospital productivity. Health Serv Res. 2014 Feb; 49(1):1-10.
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  5. Frakt AB, Trafton J, Wallace A, Neuman M, Pizer S. Directed funding to address under-provision of treatment for substance use disorders: a quantitative study. Implement Sci. 2013; 8:79.
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  6. Carroll AE, Frakt AB. New evidence supports, challenges, and informs the ambitions of health reform. JAMA. 2013 Jun 26; 309(24):2600-1.
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  7. Frakt AB, Pizer SD, Feldman R. Plan-provider integration, premiums, and quality in the medicare advantage market. Health Serv Res. 2013 Dec; 48(6 Pt 1):1996-2013.
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  8. Carroll AE, Frakt AB. Medicaid expansion: good for children, their parents, and providers. JAMA Pediatr. 2013 Jun; 167(6):511-2.
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  9. Frakt AB, Carroll AE. The quality imperative: a commentary on the U.S. healthcare system. Am J Prev Med. 2013 Jan; 44(1 Suppl 1):S22-6.
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  10. Carroll AE, Frakt AB. The health policy election. JAMA. 2012 Oct 24; 308(16):1633-4.
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  11. Frakt AB, Carroll AE. Sound policy trumps politics: states should expand Medicaid. J Health Polit Policy Law. 2013 Feb; 38(1):165-78.
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  12. Frakt AB, Mayes R. Beyond capitation: how new payment experiments seek to find the 'sweet spot' in amount of risk providers and payers bear. Health Aff (Millwood). 2012 Sep; 31(9):1951-8.
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  13. Aaron HJ, Frakt AB. Why now is not the time for premium support. N Engl J Med. 2012 Mar 8; 366(10):877-9.
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  14. Frakt AB, Pizer SD, Feldman R. The effects of market structure and payment rate on the entry of private health plans into the Medicare market. Inquiry. 2012; 49(1):15-36.
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  15. Iezzoni LI, Frakt AB, Pizer SD. Uninsured persons with disability confront substantial barriers to health care services. Disabil Health J. 2011 Oct; 4(4):238-44.
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  16. Frakt AB, Pizer SD, Feldman R. Should Medicare adopt the Veterans Health Administration formulary? Health Econ. 2012 May; 21(5):485-95.
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  17. Frakt A, Carroll AE, Pollack HA, Reinhardt U. Our flawed but beneficial Medicaid program. N Engl J Med. 2011 Apr 21; 364(16):e31.
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  18. Frakt AB. How much do hospitals cost shift? A review of the evidence. Milbank Q. 2011 Mar; 89(1):90-130.
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  19. Frakt AB, Pizer SD. Beneficiary price sensitivity in the Medicare prescription drug plan market. Health Econ. 2010 Jan; 19(1):88-100.
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  20. Hendricks A, Gardner J, Frakt A, Gilden D, Prentice J, Wolfsfeld L, Pizer S. What can Medicaid data add to research on VA patients? J Rehabil Res Dev. 2010; 47(8):773-80.
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  21. Pizer SD, Frakt AB, Iezzoni LI. Uninsured adults with chronic conditions or disabilities: gaps in public insurance programs. Health Aff (Millwood). 2009 Nov-Dec; 28(6):w1141-50.
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  22. Frakt AB, Pizer SD, Feldman R. Payment reduction and Medicare private fee-for-service plans. Health Care Financ Rev. 2009; 30(3):15-24.
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  23. Frakt AB, Pizer SD, Hendricks AM. Controlling prescription drug costs: regulation and the role of interest groups in Medicare and the Veterans Health Administration. J Health Polit Policy Law. 2008 Dec; 33(6):1079-106.
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  24. Pizer SD, Frakt AB, Feldman R. Nothing for something? Estimating cost and value for beneficiaries from recent medicare spending increases on HMO payments and drug benefits. Int J Health Care Finance Econ. 2009 Mar; 9(1):59-81.
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  25. Pizer SD, Frakt AB, Feldman R. Predicting risk selection following major changes in Medicare. Health Econ. 2008 Apr; 17(4):453-68.
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  26. Frakt AB, Pizer SD. Attribute substitution in early enrollment decisions into Medicare prescription drug plans. Health Econ. 2008 Apr; 17(4):513-21.
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  27. Frakt AB, Pizer SD. A first look at the new Medicare prescription drug plans. Health Aff (Millwood). 2006 Jul-Aug; 25(4):W252-61.
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  28. Pizer SD, Feldman R, Frakt AB. Defective design: regional competition in Medicare. Health Aff (Millwood). 2005 Jul-Dec; Suppl Web Exclusives:W5-399-411.
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  29. Frakt AB, Pizer SD, Schmitz RJ, Mattke S. Voluntary partial capitation: the Community Nursing Organization Medicare demonstration. Health Care Financ Rev. 2005; 26(4):21-37.
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  30. Pizer SD, Frakt AB, Feldman R. Payment policy and inefficient benefits in the Medicare+Choice program. Int J Health Care Finance Econ. 2003 Jun; 3(2):79-93.
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  31. Pizer SD, Frakt AB. Payment policy and competition in the Medicare+Choice program. Health Care Financ Rev. 2002; 24(1):83-94.
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  32. Frakt AB, Karl WC, Willsky AS. A multiscale hypothesis testing approach to anomaly detection and localization from noisy tomographic data. IEEE Trans Image Process. 1998; 7(6):825-37.
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