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Lisa C. Dubay,

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Urban Institute
2100 M Street, NW
Washington , District of Columbia   20037


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Dr. Dubay’s research interests center on assessing the impact of public policies on insurance coverage, access to care, and the health of low-income populations. Dr. Dubay has lead major federal and foundation evaluations of expansions of the Medicaid program to pregnant women and children, the State Children’s Health Insurance Program and the movement to managed care under the Medicaid. Dr. Dubay has also examined the influence of malpractice fears on the practice of defensive medicine. Dr. Dubay’s current research interest includes understanding the pathways that lead to socio-economic and racial disparities in child health, well-being, and psychological and cognitive functioning.

  • Medicaid
  • child health
  • Sommers Anna, Lisa Dubay, Linda Blumberg, Fredric Blavin and John Czajka. “Dynamics in Medicaid and SCHIP Eligibility Among In SCHIP’s Infancy: Implications for Reauthorization. Health Affairs (forthcoming.)

  • Dubay, Lisa, Jocelyn Guyer, Cindy Mann, Michael Sami-Odeh. “Medicaid at the 10 Year Anniversary of SCHIP: Looking Back and Moving Forward.” Health Affairs, 26(2) 2007.

  • Sommers, Anna, Steve Zuckerman, and Lisa Dubay. “Substitution of SCHIP for Private Coverage: Results from an Evaluation of SCHIP in Ten States.” Health Affairs, 26(2) 2007.

  • Hadley, Jack, James Reschovsky, Peter Cunningham, Genevieve Kenney and Lisa Dubay. "Insurance Premiums and Insurance Coverage of Near-Poor Children," Inquiry 43(4): 2006-2007.

  • Dubay, Lisa, John Holahan and Allison Cook. “The Uninsured and the Affordability of Health Insurance Coverage.” Health Affairs, Nov 30: 2006.