The Impacts of Physician Payments on Patient Access, Use, and Health
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We thank Marguerite Burns, Janet Currie, Pinar Karaca-Mandic, Anthony Keats, Ilyana Kuziemko, Nicole Maestas, Melissa McInerney, Matthew Notowidigdo, Heather Sarsons, Hannes Schwandt, Jessica Van Parys, Laura Wherry, and participants in seminars at Stanford University, University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Zurich, the Ifo Institute for Economic Research, the 2017 CSWEP CeMENT workshop, the 2017 Society of Labor Economists Annual Meeting, the 2017 Midwest Health Economics Conference, the 2017 Barcelona GSE Summer Forum, the 2017 International Health Economics Association Congress, the 2018 NBER Program on Children Meeting, and the 2018 and 2019 American Society of Health Economists Annual Conferences. Leah Plachinski provided outstanding research assistance. Generous financial support from the Griswold Center for Economic Policy Studies and the Center for Health and Wellbeing at Princeton University is gratefully acknowledged. This paper was previously circulated under the title “Closing the Gap: The Impact of the Medicaid Primary Care Rate Increase on Access and Health.” Any views expressed in this paper do not necessarily reflect those of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, the Federal Reserve System, or the National Bureau of Economic Research. All errors are our own.