Catherine McLaughlin

Catherine McLaughlin

Senior Fellow
Areas of Expertise
  • Access to care
  • Private and public coverage
  • Health care costs
  • Health
  • Care Delivery Systems
  • Long-Term Services and Supports
  • Population Health
  • State Health Programs
About Catherine

Catherine McLaughlin is a nationally recognized expert in access to care, public and private coverage, and health care costs. She has directed many large-scale studies involving sophisticated quantitative analyses, case studies, and complex surveys on a range of health care issues.

McLaughlin is a professor emerita at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, an elected member of the Institute of Medicine and the National Academy of Social Insurance, and a member of the Council of Health Care Economics and Policy. She serves on the editorial board of the journal Health Services Research.

She publishes widely in peer-reviewed journals such as Health Services Research, Health Affairs, Journal of Health Economics, Inquiry, and others and is the author of chapters in Frontiers in Health Policy Research, The Political Economy of Health Care Reforms, and International Encyclopedia of Social and Behavioral Sciences. She holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Key Projects
  • home health
    Evaluation of the Independence at Home Demonstration

    Mathematica is using a mixed-methods design approach to evaluate the Independence at Home Demonstration. The demonstration’s goal is to improve the provision of comprehensive, coordinated, continuous, and accessible care to chronically ill, disabled beneficiaries.

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