David G. Stevenson, Jr., Ph.D.


Faculty Appointments
Chair of the Department of Health Policy Professor of Health Policy Mike Curb Chair for Health Policy
Ph.D., Health Policy , Harvard Medical School, Boston, MassachusettsS.M., Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MassachusettsB.A., Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio
Office Address
Department of Health Policy
2525 West End Avenue
Suite 1200
Nashville, TN 37215
Grabowski DC, Stevenson DG, Caudry DJ, O'Malley AJ, Green LH, Doherty JA, Frank RG. The Impact of Nursing Home Pay-for-Performance on Quality and Medicare Spending: Results from the Nursing Home Value-Based Purchasing Demonstration. Health Serv Res [print-electronic]. 2016 Aug 8/4/2016; PMID: 27491950, DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12538, ISSN: 1475-6773.

Cornell PY, Grabowski DC, Cohen M, Shi X, Stevenson DG. Medical Underwriting In Long-Term Care Insurance: Market Conditions Limit Options For Higher-Risk Consumers. Health Aff (Millwood). 2016 Aug 8/1/2016; 35(8): 1494-503. PMID: 27503976, PII: 35/8/1494, DOI: 10.1377/hlthaff.2015.1133, ISSN: 1544-5208.

Grabowski DC, Hirth RA, Intrator O, Li Y, Richardson J, Stevenson DG, Zheng Q, Banaszak-Holl J. Low-Quality Nursing Homes Were More Likely Than Other Nursing Homes To Be Bought Or Sold By Chains In 1993-2010. Health Aff (Millwood). 2016 May 5/1/2016; 35(5): 907-14. PMID: 27140998, PII: 35/5/907, DOI: 10.1377/hlthaff.2015.1042, ISSN: 1544-5208.

Stevenson DG, Grabowski DC, Keating NL, Huskamp HA. Effect of Ownership on Hospice Service Use: 2005-2011. J Am Geriatr Soc [print-electronic]. 2016 May; 64(5): 1024-31. PMID: 27131344, PMCID: PMC4882235, DOI: 10.1111/jgs.14093, ISSN: 1532-5415.

You K, Li Y, Intrator O, Stevenson D, Hirth R, Grabowski D, Banaszak-Holl J. Do Nursing Home Chain Size and Proprietary Status Affect Experiences With Care?. Med Care. 2016 Mar; 54(3): 229-34. PMID: 26765147, PMCID: PMC4752885, DOI: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000000479, ISSN: 1537-1948.

Grabowski DC, Caudry DJ, Dean KM, Stevenson DG. Integrated Payment And Delivery Models Offer Opportunities And Challenges For Residential Care Facilities. Health Aff (Millwood). 2015 Oct; 34(10): 1650-6. PMID: 26438740, PMCID: PMC4831725, PII: 34/10/1650, DOI: 10.1377/hlthaff.2015.0330, ISSN: 1544-5208.

Orfaly Cadigan R, Stevenson DG, Caudry DJ, Grabowski DC. Private investment purchase and nursing home financial health. Health Serv Res [print-electronic]. 2015 Feb; 50(1): 180-96. PMID: 25104476, PMCID: PMC4312184, DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12212, ISSN: 1475-6773.

Stevenson DG, Dalton JB, Grabowski DC, Huskamp HA. Nearly half of all Medicare hospice enrollees received care from agencies owned by regional or national chains. Health Aff (Millwood). 2015 Jan; 34(1): 30-8. PMID: 25561641, PMCID: PMC4840884, PII: 34/1/30, DOI: 10.1377/hlthaff.2014.0599, ISSN: 1544-5208.

Stevenson DG, Dusetzina SB, O'Malley AJ, Mitchell SL, Zarowitz BJ, Chernew ME, Newhouse JP, Huskamp HA. High-risk medication use by nursing home residents before and after hospitalization. Med Care. 2014 Oct; 52(10): 884-90. PMID: 25185637, PMCID: PMC4163084, DOI: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000000214, ISSN: 1537-1948.

Stevenson DG, Huskamp HA. Integrating care at the end of life: should Medicare Advantage include hospice?. JAMA. 2014 Apr 4/16/2014; 311(15): 1493-4. PMID: 24633593, PMCID: PMC4111101, PII: 1849362, DOI: 10.1001/jama.2014.1018, ISSN: 1538-3598.

Huskamp HA, Stevenson DG, O'Malley AJ, Dusetzina SB, Mitchell SL, Zarowitz BJ, Chernew ME, Newhouse JP. Medicare Part D plan generosity and medication use among dual-eligible nursing home residents. Med Care. 2013 Oct; 51(10): 894-900. PMID: 24025658, PMCID: PMC3773176, PII: 00005650-201310000-00006, DOI: 10.1097/MLR.0b013e31829fafdc, ISSN: 1537-1948.

Stevenson DG, Ayanian JZ, Zaslavsky AM, Newhouse JP, Landon BE. Service use at the end-of-life in Medicare advantage versus traditional Medicare. Med Care. 2013 Oct; 51(10): 931-7. PMID: 23969590, PMCID: PMC3804008, DOI: 10.1097/MLR.0b013e3182a50278, ISSN: 1537-1948.

Stevenson DG, Spittal MJ, Studdert DM. Does litigation increase or decrease health care quality?: a national study of negligence claims against nursing homes. Med Care. 2013 May; 51(5): 430-6. PMID: 23552438, PMCID: PMC4825676, DOI: 10.1097/MLR.0b013e3182881ccc, ISSN: 1537-1948.

Stevenson DG, Bramson JS, Grabowski DC. Nursing home ownership trends and their impacts on quality of care: a study using detailed ownership data from Texas. J Aging Soc Policy. 2013; 25(1): 30-47. PMID: 23256557, PMCID: PMC4825679, DOI: 10.1080/08959420.2012.705702, ISSN: 1545-0821.

Grabowski DC, Stevenson DG, Cornell PY. Assisted living expansion and the market for nursing home care. Health Serv Res [print-electronic]. 2012 Dec; 47(6): 2296-315. PMID: 22578039, PMCID: PMC3523376, DOI: 10.1111/j.1475-6773.2012.01425.x, ISSN: 1475-6773.

Stevenson DG. Growing pains for the Medicare hospice benefit. N. Engl. J. Med. 2012 Nov; 367(18): 1683-5. PMID: 23113479, DOI: 10.1056/NEJMp1208465, ISSN: 1533-4406.

Stevenson DG, Keohane LM, Mitchell SL, Zarowitz BJ, Huskamp HA. Medicare Part D claims rejections for nursing home residents, 2006 to 2010. Am J Manag Care. 2012 Oct; 18(10): 647-54. PMID: 23145808, PMCID: PMC3540110, PII: 79914, ISSN: 1936-2692.

Huskamp HA, Kaufmann C, Stevenson DG. The intersection of long-term care and end-of-life care. Med Care Res Rev [print-electronic]. 2012 Feb; 69(1): 3-44. PMID: 21903662, PII: 1077558711418518, DOI: 10.1177/1077558711418518, ISSN: 1552-6801.

Stevenson DG, Decker SL, Dwyer LL, Huskamp HA, Grabowski DC, Metzger ED, Mitchell SL. Antipsychotic and benzodiazepine use among nursing home residents: findings from the 2004 National Nursing Home Survey. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2010 Dec; 18(12): 1078-92. PMID: 20808119, PMCID: PMC3009456, DOI: 10.1097/JGP.0b013e3181d6c0c6, ISSN: 1545-7214.

Huskamp HA, Stevenson DG, Grabowski DC, Brennan E, Keating NL. Long and short hospice stays among nursing home residents at the end of life. J Palliat Med. 2010 Aug; 13(8): 957-64. PMID: 20666661, DOI: 10.1089/jpm.2009.0387, ISSN: 1557-7740.

Grabowski DC, Cadigan RO, Miller EA, Stevenson DG, Clark M, Mor V. Supporting home- and community-based care: views of long-term care specialists. Med Care Res Rev [print-electronic]. 2010 Aug; 67(4 Suppl): 82S-101S. PMID: 20442341, PII: 1077558710366863, DOI: 10.1177/1077558710366863, ISSN: 1552-6801.

Huskamp HA, Stevenson DG, Chernew ME, Newhouse JP. A new medicare end-of-life benefit for nursing home residents. Health Aff (Millwood). 2010 Jan; 29(1): 130-5. PMID: 20048371, PII: 29/1/130, DOI: 10.1377/hlthaff.2009.0523, ISSN: 1544-5208.

Stevenson DG, Cohen MA, Tell EJ, Burwell B. The complementarity of public and private long-term care coverage. Health Aff (Millwood). 2010 Jan; 29(1): 96-101. PMID: 20048366, PII: 29/1/96, DOI: 10.1377/hlthaff.2009.0920, ISSN: 1544-5208.

Stevenson DG, Grabowski DC. Sizing up the market for assisted living. Health Aff (Millwood). 2010 Jan; 29(1): 35-43. PMID: 20048358, PII: 29/1/35, DOI: 10.1377/hlthaff.2009.0527, ISSN: 1544-5208.