Carole Roan Gresenz, Ph.D.,is a senior economist at the RAND Corporation and director of the Health Economics, Finance, and Organization program within RAND Health. Her recent work includes analyses of health insurance coverage outcomes among children following expansions of the Children's Health Insurance Program to higher-income families and a study of spillover effects of high rates of uninsurance in a community on access to care among the insured. Gresenz has also explored the effects of health care market characteristics on access to health care among vulnerable populations. Over the last five years, she has worked closely with city and county government agencies in the District of Columbia and Maryland on evaluations of local health care systems and programs. She also has expertise on behavioral health care issues and a body of work on dispute resolution in managed care. She formerly served as director of research in the RAND Institute for Civil Justice. Gresenz received her Ph.D. in economics from Brown University.
Employer Self-Insurance Decisions and the Implications of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act as Modified by the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (ACA) (with Christine Eibner, Federico Girosi, and Amalia R. Miller), RAND Technical Report (2011)
Relative Affordability of Health Insurance Premiums under CHIP Expansion Programs and the ACA (with M. Laugesen, A. Yesus, and Jose J. Escarce), Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (2011)
Spillover Effects of Community Uninsurance: An Instrumental Variables Analysis (with Jose J. Escarce), Medical Care (2011)
Community Demographics and Access to Care Among US Hispanics (with J. Rogowski and Jose J. Escarce), Health Services Research (2009)
Individuals' Use of Care While Uninsured: Effects of Time Since Episode Inception and Episode Length (with J. Rogowski and Jose J. Escarce), Journal of the National Medical Association (2008)
Access to Health Care Among U.S. Hispanics in New Destinations (with Kathryn Derose and Jose J. Escarce) (2011)
Behavioral Responses to Programmatic Features of States' Children's Health Insurance Programs (with S. Edgington, M. Laugesen, and Jose J. Escarce) (2011)