Panel: Primary Care Access On the Eve of Health Reform and Implications for Preventative and Unscheduled Care
(Social Insurance and Income Maintenance)

Friday, November 8, 2013: 1:15 PM-2:45 PM
Washington Ballroom (Westin Georgetown)

*Names in bold indicate Presenter

Panel Organizers:  Brendan Saloner, University of Pennsylvania
Panel Chairs:  Daniel Polsky, University of Pennsylvania
Discussants:  Rick Kronick, US Department of Health and Human Services and Sandra Decker, National Center for Health Statistics
Measuring Primary Care Access: Evidence From a 10 State Audit Study
Karin Rhodes1, Genevieve Kenney2, Ari Friedman1, Charlotte Lawson1, Douglas Wissoker2, David Chearo3, Daniel Polsky1 and Brendan Saloner1, (1)University of Pennsylvania, (2)Urban Institute, (3)University of Chicago

Waiting, Here Or There: The Relationship Between Primary Care Access and Emergency Department Wait Times
Ari Friedman, Daniel Polsky and Karin Rhodes, University of Pennsylvania

How Does Primary Care Access Promote Utilization of Preventive Health Care? Evidence From An Experimental Audit Study
Brendan Saloner1, Karin Rhodes1, Genevieve Kenney2, Ari Friedman1 and Daniel Polsky1, (1)University of Pennsylvania, (2)Urban Institute