Long-Term Care

Ko M, Newcomer R, Harrington C, Hulett D, Kang T, Bindman AB. Predictors of nursing facility entry by Medicaid-only older adults and persons with disabilities in California. Inquiry. 2018. Published ahead of print: doi.org/10.1177/0046958018768316

Newcomer R, Harrington C, Hulett D, Kang T, Ko M, Bindman AB. Health care use before and after entering long-term supports and services. Journal of Applied Gerontology. 2016. April: 37(1): 26-40.

Newcomer R, Ko M, Kang T Harrington C, Hulett D, Bindman AB. Health care expenditures after initiating long-term services and supports in the community versus in a nursing facility. Medical Care. 2016. March: 54(3): 221-8.

Ko M, Newcomer RJ, Kang T, Hulett D, Chu P, Bindman AB. Payment rates for personal care assistants and the use of long-term services and supports among those dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid. Health Services Research, Best of Academyhealth Annual Research Meeting 2014 special issue. 2014. December: 49(6): 1812-1831.

Emergency Medicine

Raven MC, Kushel MB, Ko M, Penko JM, Bindman AB. The effectiveness of emergency department visit reduction programs: A systematic review.” Annals of Emergency Medicine. 2016. Oct: 68(4): 467-483.

Mental Healthcare and Substance Abuse Treatment

Cummings, JR, Wen H, Ko M, Druss BG. Race/ethnicity and geographic access to Medicaid substance use facilities in the United States. JAMA Psychiatry. 2014.Feb: 71(2): 190-6.

Cummings, JR, Wen H, Ko M, Druss BG. Geography and the Medicaid mental health care infrastructure: Implications for health care reform. JAMA Psychiatry. 2013. Oct: 70(10): 1084-1090.


Ko M, Bitler M. Medicaid under block grants: Lessons from welfare reform. Health Affairs Blog, July 7, 2017.