Publications

Publications

“Realizing Health Reform’s Potential: Maintaining Coverage, Affordability, and Shared Responsibility When Income and Employment Change,” P. F. Short, K. Swartz, N. Uberoi, and D. Graefe, Commonwealth Fund Issue Brief, May 2011.

“Cost-Sharing: Effects on Spending and Outcomes,” Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Synthesis Project Report No. 20, December 2010.

“Cost-Sharing: Effects on Spending and Outcomes,” S. Goodell and K. Swartz, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Synthesis Project Policy Brief, December 2010.

“Challenges in an Aging Society – Presidential Address,” Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Vol. 29, No. 2 (Spring 2010), pp. 227-242.

“Health Care for the Poor: For Whom, What Care, and Whose Responsibility?” Chapter 12 in Changing Poverty, Changing Policies, M. Cancian and S. Danziger (editors), New York: Russell Sage Foundation Press, 2009.

“Uninsured in America: New Realities, New Risks” in Health at Risk: America’s Ailing Health System – and How to Heal It, J. Hacker (editor), New York: Columbia University Press and the SSRC, 2008.

“Revising Employers’ Role in Sponsoring and Financing Health Insurance/Medical Care,” in A Future of Good Jobs? America’s Challenge in the Global Economy, T. J. Bartik and S. N. Houseman (editors), Kalamazoo, MI: W.E. Upjohn Institute, April 2008.

Reinsuring Health: Why More Middle-Class People Are Uninsured and What Government Can Do, New York: Russell Sage Foundation Press, June 2006.

“Reinsurance: How States Can Make Health Coverage More Affordable for Employers and Workers.” Publication Number 820,New York: The Commonwealth Fund, July 2005.

“Insurance Market Reform: When, How, and Why?” in Alan Monheit and Joel Cantor (editors): State Health Insurance Market Reform: A Dialogue Between Policymakers and Researchers, New York: Routledge Press, September 2004.

“Covering the Uninsured,” Harvard Magazine, May/June 2004, pp. 36-38.

“Sharing High Risks: How Government Can Make Health Insurance Markets More Efficient and More Affordable,” Chapter 5 in The Economics of Risk, edited by D. J. Meyer, Kalamazoo, MI: W.E. Upjohn Institute, December 2003.

“Reinsuring Risk to Increase Access to Health Insurance,” American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings, May 2003, pp.283-287.

“Government as Reinsurer for Very-High-Cost Persons in Nongroup Health Insurance Markets,” Health Affairs – Web Exclusive, 23 October 2002, pp. W380-382, available at: www.healthaffairs.org/WebExclusives/Swartz_Perspective_Web_Excl_102302.htm .

“Justifying Government as the Backstop in Health Insurance Markets,” Yale Journal of Health Policy, Law, and Ethics, Vol.2, No.1 (Fall 2001), pp.89-108.

Healthy New York: Making Insurance More Affordable for Low-Income Workers, Commonwealth Fund Report 484, November 2001.

“Markets for Individual Health Insurance: Can We Make Them Work with Incentives to Purchase Insurance?”, Inquiry, Vol. 38, No. 2 (Summer 2001), pp. 133-145.

“Health Insurance Coverage of People in the Ten Years Before Medicare Eligibility,” K. Swartz and B. Stevenson, in P.P. Budetti, R.V. Burkhauser, J.M. Gregory, and H.A. Hunt (editors) Ensuring Health and Income Security for an Aging Workforce, Kalamazoo, MI: W.E. Upjohn Institute, 2001.

“Adverse Selection and Price Sensitivity When Low-Income People Have Subsidies to Purchase Health Insurance in the Private Market,” K. Swartz and D.W. Garnick, Inquiry, Vol. 37, No. 1 (Spring 2000), pp. 45-60.

“Lessons from New Jersey’s Creation of a Market for Individual Health Insurance,” K. Swartz and D.W. Garnick, Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, Vol. 25, No. 1 (February 2000), pp. 45-70.

“Meeting Information Needs: Lessons Learned from New Jersey’s Individual Health Insurance Reform Program,” D.W. Garnick and K. Swartz, Medical Care Research and Review, Vol. 56, No. 4 (December 1999), pp. 456-470.

“The Death of Managed Care As We Know It,” Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, Vol. 24, No. 5 (October 1999), pp. 1201-1205.

“Can Adverse Selection Be Avoided in a Market for Individual Health Insurance?” K. Swartz and D.W. Garnick, Medical Care Research and Review, Vol. 56, No. 3 (September 1999), pp. 373-388.

“Hidden Assets: New Jersey’s Reform of the Market for Individual Health Insurance,” K. Swartz and D.W. Garnick, Health Affairs, Vol 18, No. 4 (July/August 1999), pp. 180-187.