Research | Molly Frean


Ling, E., Frean, M., … & Singer, S. J. (2021). Differences in patient perceptions of integrated care among Black, Hispanic, and White Medicare beneficiaries. Health Services Research, 2021, 56(3), 507-516.

Kerrissey, M. J., Frean, M., Traboulsi, A. A. & Singer, S. J. (2021). Higher Medicare expenditures are associated with better integrated care as perceived by patients. Medical Care, 59(7), 565-571.

Frean, M., …, & Singer, S. J. (2020). Patient experiences of integrated care in Medicare Accountable Care Organizations and Medicare Advantage versus Traditional Fee-For-Service. Medical Care, 59(3), 195-201.

Frean, M., Gruber, J., & Sommers, B. D. (2017). Premium subsidies, the mandate, and Medicaid expansion: Coverage effects of the Affordable Care Act. Journal of Health Economics, 53, 72-86.

Kerrissey, M. J., …, Frean, M., … & Singer, S. J. (2017). Medical group structural integration may not ensure that care is integrated from the patient’s perspective. Health Affairs, 36(5), 885-892.

Frean, M., Gruber, J., & Sommers, B. D. (2016). Disentangling the ACA’s coverage effects - lessons for policymakers. New England Journal of Medicine, 375(17), 1605-1608.

Frean, M., Shelder, S., Rosenthal, M. B., Sequist, T. D., & Sommers, B. D. (2016). Health reform and coverage changes among Native Americans. JAMA Internal Medicine, 176(6), 858-860.

Working Papers and Works in Progress

Frean, M.. Understanding manufacturer-sponsored copay assistance for pharmaceuticals. Job Market Paper.

Frean, M., & Pauly, M.V. Does high cost-sharing slow the long-term growth rate of health spending? Evidence from the states. NBER Working Paper No. 25156.

Lucarelli, C., Frean, M., Gordon, A., Hua, L., & Pauly, M.V. How does cost-sharing impact spending growth and cost-effective treatments? Evidence from deductibles. NBER Working Paper No. 28155.

Fang, H., Frean, M., & Ukert, B. Enrollee turnover and implications for health insurance benefit design.