Professor losasso@uic.edu http://tigger.uic.edu/~losasso/Losassocv.pdf Anthony T. LoSasso Health Policy and Administration 312⎼413⎼1312 SPHPI 755


BIOGRAPHY

Anthony LoSasso is a Professor in Health Policy and Administration, where he serves as the Director of Doctoral Studies. In addition to HPA, he has a dual appointment at the University of Illinois, Institute of Government and Public Affairs. He is also the Executive Director of the American Society of Health Economists. Dr. LoSasso received his PhD in Economics from Indiana University, Bloomington in 1996. Prior to coming to UIC, Professor LoSasso was a researcher at Northwestern University. Dr. LoSasso’s research has appeared in many leading academic journals including Health Affairs, The Journal of Health Economics, Health Services Research, and The Journal of Risk and Insurance, among many others. He serves on the Editorial Board of Medical Care Research and Review, Health Services Research, and Journal of Community Health.

TEACHING INTERESTS

I enjoy bringing my breadth of research on policy relevant topics into the classroom.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Dimensions of health and labor economics and health services research.

ACADEMIC BACKGROUND

■ PhD ⏐ Indiana University Bloomington Economics ⏐ 1996

■ MA ⏐ DePaul University Economics ⏐ 1993

■ BS ⏐ DePaul University Economics ⏐ 1991

PUBLICATIONS

■ Kaestner,Robert , LoSasso,Anthony , (2015) Does seeing the doctor more often keep you out of the hospital?. Journal of health economics, 39, 259–272

■ Helmchen,Lorens , Brown,David , Lurie,Ithai , LoSasso,Anthony , (2015) Health savings accounts: growth concentrated among high-income households and large employers. Health Affairs, 34(9), 1594–1598

■ Callahan,Sarah , LoSasso,Anthony , Olson,Bradley , Beasley,Christopher , Nisle,Stephanie , Campagna,Kristina , Jason,Leonard , (2015) Income Generation in Recovering Heroin Users: A Comparative Analysis of Legal and Illegal Earnings. Journal of offender rehabilitation, 54(5), 338–349

■ LoSasso,Anthony , Starkel,Rebecca , Warren,Matthew , Guay,Albert , Vujicic,Marko , (2015) Practice settings and dentists’ job satisfaction. The Journal of the American Dental Association, 146(8), 600–609

■ Chen,Song , LoSasso,Anthony , Nandam,Aneesh , (2013) Who funds their health savings account and why?. International journal of health care finance and economics, 13(3-4), 219–232

■ Kaestner,Robert , LoSasso,Anthony , Callison,Kevin , Yarnoff,Benjamin , (2013) Youth employment and substance use. Social science research, 42(1), 169–185

■ LoSasso,Anthony , Byro,Erik , Jason,Leonard , Ferrari,Joseph , Olson,Bradley , (2012) Benefits and costs associated with mutual-help community-based recovery homes. Evaluation and Program Planning, 35(1), 47–53

■ Frueh,B , Grubaugh,Anouk , LoSasso,Anthony , Jones,Walter , Oldham,John , Lindrooth,Richard , (2012) Key stakeholder perceptions regarding acute care psychiatry in distressed publicly funded mental health care markets. Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic, 76(1), 1

■ Maeda,Jared , LoSasso,Anthony , (2012) The Relationship between Hospital Market Competition, Evidence-Based Performance Measures, and Mortality for Chronic Heart Failure. INQUIRY: The Journal of Health Care Organization, Provision, and Financing, 49(2), 164–175

■ Maeda,JL , LoSasso,Anthony , (2011) Effect of market competition on hospital performance for heart failure.. The American journal of managed care, 17(12), 816–822

■ Hardie,Nancy , Kyanko,Kelly , Busch,Susan , LoSasso,Anthony , Levin,Regina , (2011) Health literacy and health care spending and utilization in a consumer-driven health plan. Journal of health communication, 16(sup3), 308–321

■ LoSasso,Anthony , Richards,Michael , Chou,Chiu-Fang , Gerber,Susan , (2011) The $16,819 pay gap for newly trained physicians: the unexplained trend of men earning more than women!!!. Health Affairs, 30(2), 193–201

■ LoSasso,Anthony , Byck,Gayle , (2010) Funding growth drives community health center services. Health Affairs, 29(2), 289–296

■ LoSasso,Anthony , Shah,Mona , Frogner,Bianca , (2010) Health savings accounts and health care spending. Health services research, 45(4), 1041–1060

■ Helmchen,Lorens , LoSasso,Anthony , (2010) How sensitive is physician performance to alternative compensation schedules? Evidence from a large network of primary care clinics. Health economics, 19(11), 1300–1317

■ LoSasso,Anthony , Helmchen,Lorens , Kaestner,Robert , (2010) The Effects of Consumer-Directed Health Plans on Health Care Spending. Journal of Risk and Insurance, 77(1), 85–103

■ LoSasso,Anthony , Lurie,Ithai , (2009) Community rating and the market for private non-group health insurance. Journal of public Economics, 93(1), 264–279

■ Rhee,YongJoo , Degenholtz,Howard , LoSasso,Anthony , Emanuel,Linda , (2009) Estimating the Quantity and Economic Value of Family Caregiving for Community-Dwelling Older Persons in the Last Year of Life. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 57(9), 1654–1659

■ Richards,Michael , Chou,Chiu-Fang , LoSasso,Anthony , (2009) Importing Medicine A Look at Citizenship and Immigration Status for Graduating Residents in New York State From 1998 to 2007. Medical Care Research and Review, 66(4), 472–485

■ Chou,Chiu-Fang , LoSasso,Anthony , (2009) Practice location choice by new physicians: the importance of malpractice premiums, damage caps, and health professional shortage area designation. Health services research, 44(4), 1271–1289

■ Buchmueller,Thomas , LoSasso,Anthony , Wong,Kathleen , (2008) How did SCHIP affect the insurance coverage of immigrant children?. The BE Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, 8(2), 1–25

■ LoSasso,Anthony , Seamster,Dorian , (2007) How federal and state policies affected hospital uncompensated care provision in the 1990s. Medical Care Research and Review, 64(6), 731–744