UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

Lindsay Sabik, PhD

Lindsay Sabik
Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management
Director of the Workgroup on Cancer Health Services Research, University of Pittsburgh Health Policy Institute

Contact Information

Contact Information

A613 Crabtree Hall
130 De Soto St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15261

Phone: 412-624-0273
Email: lsabik@pitt.edu

Research Keywords

Research Keywords

Healthcare access; health outcomes; cancer care; underserved populations; health economics; cancer screening

Research Summary

Research Summary

Dr. Sabik is a health economist and health services researcher focused on investigating the role of state and federal policies in affecting healthcare access, utilization, and health outcomes among low-income populations, with a particular focus on cancer care for underserved populations. She is currently principal investigator on a project funded by the National Cancer Institute investigating the role of Medicaid policy in breast and cervical cancer screening for low-income women and disparities in screening and outcomes. In addition, she is PI on a Research Scholar Grant from the American Cancer Society to study the impact of state health reform on breast and colorectal cancer diagnosis and treatment. She has also served as an investigator on a number of foundation-funded projects evaluating Medicaid policies and programs at the state and national levels and investigating issues related to the role of the healthcare safety net.

Selected Publications

Selected Publications

  • Sabik LM, Cunningham PJ, Tehrani AB. Changes in emergency department utilization after early Medicaid expansion in California. Med Care. 2017 Feb 17. PubMed Link
  • Cunningham P, Sabik LM, Bonakdar Tehrani A. Trends in hospital inpatient admissions following early Medicaid expansion in California. Med Care Res Rev. 2016 Sep 12. PubMed Link
  • Bazzoli GJ, Carcaise-Edinboro P, Sabik LM, Chandan P, Harpe S. Integrated case management: Does it reduce health service disparities across African American and white Medicaid beneficiaries? Med Care Res Rev. 2016 Jun 14. PubMed Link
  • Tarazi WW, Green TL, Sabik LM. Medicaid disenrollment and disparities in access to care: Evidence from Tennessee. Health Serv Res. 2016 Jun 3. PubMed Link
  • Sabik LM, Bazzoli GJ, Carcaise-Edinboro P, Chandan P, Harpe SE. The impact of integrated case management on health services use and spending among nonelderly adult Medicaid enrollees. Med Care. 2016 Aug;54(8):758-64. PubMed Link
  • Tarazi WW, Bradley CJ, Harless DW, Bear HD, Sabik LM. Medicaid expansion and access to care among cancer survivors: a baseline overview. J Cancer Surviv. 2016 Jun;10(3):583-92. PubMed Link
  • Powell V, Saloner B, Sabik LM. Cost sharing in Medicaid: Assumptions, evidence, and future directions. Med Care Res Rev. 2016 Aug;73(4):383-409. PubMed Link
  • Bradley CJ, Dahman B, Sabik LM. Differences in emergency colorectal surgery in Medicaid and uninsured patients by hospital safety net status. Am J Manag Care. 2015 Feb 1;21(2):e161-70. PubMed Link
  • Sabik LM, Gandhi SO. Copayments and emergency department use among adult Medicaid enrollees. Health Econ. 2016 May;25(5):529-42. PubMed Link
  • Sabik LM, Bradley CJ. The impact of near-universal insurance coverage on breast and cervical cancer screening: Evidence from Massachusetts. Health Econ. 2016 Apr;25(4):391-407. PubMed Link

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