Sara Bachman, PhD
Associate Professor
Boston University School of Social Work
Dept of Social Research

PhD, Brandeis University
MS, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Research Professor
Boston University School of Public Health
Health Law, Policy & Management

Interim Director
Boston University School of Social Work
Center for Innovation in Social Work and Health

Boston Medical Center

National Training and Technical Assistance
09/01/2016 - 08/31/2018 (PI)
HHS/Health Resources and Services Admini

Health Insurance and Financing/CSHCN
07/01/2015 - 06/30/2018 (PI)
HHS/Health Resources and Services Admini
6 U41MC13618-08-02

Oregon Center for Children and Youth with Special Health Needs (OCCYSHN)
08/01/2017 - 09/30/2017 (PI)
Oregon Health Science University Oregon Health Author

National Coordinating Center for Regional Genetics and Newborn Screening Collaboratives
04/01/2016 - 12/31/2016 (PI)
American College of Medical Genetics and HHS HRSA MCHB

Options for Financing Care Coordination for Children & Youth with Special Health Care Needs
06/16/2014 - 07/31/2015 (PI)
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation

The Catalyst Center: National Center for Health Insurance and Financing for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs
07/01/2013 - 06/30/2015 (PI)
HHS/Health Resources and Services Admini

The Catalyst Center: A National Center to Improve Financing of Care for Children & Youth with Special Health Care Needs
07/01/2009 - 06/30/2013 (PI)
HHS/Health Resources and Services Admini

Access to Health Care Services for Persons with Disabilities: Defining the Barriers and Strategies for Change
10/01/1999 - 09/30/2003 (Co-PI)
PI: Mari-Lynn Drainoni, PhD
NIH/National Institute of Dental & Craniofacial Research
H133A990014 01

Yr Title Project-Sub Proj Pubs
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  1. Bachman SS, Wachman M, Manning L, Cohen AM, Seifert RW, Jones DK, Fitzgerald T, Nuzum R, Riley P. Social Work''s Role in Medicaid Reform: A Qualitative Study. Am J Public Health. 2017 Dec; 107(S3):S250-S255.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29236537.
  2. Bachman SS. Social Work and Public Health: Charting the Course for Innovation. Am J Public Health. 2017 Dec; 107(S3):S220. PMID: 29236541.
  3. Akobirshoev I, Bowser D, Parish SL, Thomas C, Bachman SS. Does Parental Health Mediate the Relationship between Parental Uninsurance and Insured Children''s Health Outcomes? Evidence from a U.S. National Survey. Health Soc Work. 2017 May 01; 42(2):e68-e76. PMID: 28339895; DOI: 10.1093/hsw/hlx003;.
  4. Bachman SS, Comeau M, Long TF. Statement of the Problem: Health Reform, Value-Based Purchasing, Alternative Payment Strategies, and Children and Youth With Special Health Care Needs. Pediatrics. 2017 May; 139(Suppl 2):S89-S98. PMID: 28562306.
  5. Ellis RP, Bachman SS, Tan HR. Refining Our Understanding of Value-Based Insurance Design and High Cost Sharing on Children. Pediatrics. 2017 May; 139(Suppl 2):S136-S144. PMID: 28562311.
  6. Weinstein ZM, Kim HW, Cheng DM, Quinn E, Hui D, Labelle CT, Drainoni ML, Bachman SS, Samet JH. Long-term retention in Office Based Opioid Treatment with buprenorphine. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2017 Mar; 74:65-70.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28132702; DOI: 10.1016/j.jsat.2016.12.010;.
  7. Bachman SS, Comeau M, Dworetzky B, Hamershock R, Hirschi M. The Louisiana Family Opportunity Act Medicaid Buy-in Program. Matern Child Health J. 2015 Dec; 19(12):2568-77. PMID: 26169811; DOI: 10.1007/s10995-015-1775-1;.
  8. Ghandour RM, Comeau M, Tobias C, Dworetzky B, Hamershock R, Honberg L, Mann MY, Bachman SS. Assuring Adequate Health Insurance for Children With Special Health Care Needs: Progress From 2001 to 2009-2010. Acad Pediatr. 2015 Jul-Aug; 15(4):451-60.View Related Profiles. PMID: 25864809; DOI: 10.1016/j.acap.2015.02.002;.
  9. Wilson K, Bachman SS. House Calls: The Impact of Home-Based Care for Older Adults With Alzheimer''s and Dementia. Soc Work Health Care. 2015; 54(6):547-58. PMID: 26186425; DOI: 10.1080/00981389.2015.1045576;.
  10. Wilson K, Hirschi M, Comeau M, Bronheim S, Bachman SS. Disparities in insurance coverage among children with special health care needs: how social workers can promote social and economic justice. Health Soc Work. 2014 May; 39(2):121-7. PMID: 24946429.
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