HCFO Grantee Presents Findings at American Society of Health Economists

Publication Date: 
June 24, 2008

Stephen T. Parente, Ph.D., associate professor at the University of Minnesota, and colleagues presented "Is Consumerism at Odds with Prevention: The Indirect Effects of Consumer-Directed Health Plans on Preventive Service Utilization," at the American Society of Health Economists (ASHE) conference on June 24, 2008. This presentation highlights findings from a HCFO-sponsored study that examines the impact of CDHPs on cost, quality-particularly for CDHP beneficiaries with chronic illnesses-and utilization of care in the long-term.