CHSE Faculty: Hyunjee Kim

hyunjee kim 

Hyunjee Kim, PhD

Research Economist
Center for Health Systems Effectiveness
Admin Unit: SOM-Emergency Medicine


Research Interests:

Health economics, long-term care, Medicare/Medicaid dual-eligibles, opioid use, Medicare and Medicaid policy

Dr. Kim's research focuses on health care policy for the disabled and older adults in the United States.  Her current work includes a study of the influence of Medicaid managed care on dual-eligibles and health service use in Oregon Medicaid and private insurance enrollees.

Selected publications

  • Kim H, Hartung D, Jacob L, McCarty D, McConnell J. The Concentration of opioid prescriptions by providers and patients in the Oregon Medicaid program. Psychiatric Services, Forthcoming.
  • Kim H & Jung K. New Entrants' Practice Patterns in Medicare Home Health Care after the Prospective Payment System Revision in 2008. Health Care: The Journal of Delivery Science and Innovation, DOI:10.1016/j.hjdsi.2015.06.005 Forthcoming.
  • Kim H & Norton EC. Effects of the 10 Percent Cap in Medicare Home Health Care on Treatment Intensity and Patient Discharge Status (forthcoming Health Services Research)
  • Kim H & Norton EC. Practice patterns among entrants and incumbents in the home health market after the PPS was implemented. Health Economics, 2015; 24(S1): 118-131.
  • Dunkle R, Feld S, Lehning A, Kim H, Shen H, Kim M. Does becoming an ADL spousal caregiver increase the caregiver's depressive symptoms? Research on Aging, 2014; 36(6): 655-682.
  • Choi Y, Kim Y, Drankus D, Kim H. Preservation and modification of culture in family socialization: Development of parenting measures for Korean immigrant families. Asian American Journal of Psychology, 2013;4(2): 143-154.


  • Ph.D. Economics & Social Work (2013), University of Michigan
  • M.A. Economics (2012), University of Michigan
  • A.M. Social Work (2006), University of Chicago
  • B.A. Economics & Business Administration (2004), Ewha Womans University, South Korea (summa cum laude)

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