Dr. Burns is a health services researcher whose work concerns the interplay between public health insurance design, health care policy, and health care outcomes for vulnerable populations. Her current research projects include an examination of the role of Medicaid coverage on post-incarceration health and reincarceration outcomes; an evaluation of providing parity-consistent coverage in Medicaid on mental health and substance use disorder treatment use; and the development and assessment of common metrics for opioid use disorder treatment prevalence and quality within a multi-state Medicaid research network.
The Relative Importance of Hospital Discharge and Patient Composition in Changing Post-Acute Care Utilization and Outcomes Among Medicare Beneficiaries
Duration of medication treatment for opioid-use disorder and risk of overdose among Medicaid enrollees in 11 states: a retrospective cohort study
Medicaid Outcomes Distributed Research Network. Follow-up after ED visits for opioid use disorder: Do they reduce future overdoses?
The Consequences of Removing Prior Authorization for Buprenorphine in Medicaid-Building an Evidence Base
Effects of Medicaid Expansions 2001–2015 on Supplemental Security Income Program Participation Among Childless Adults
Trends in Engagement With Opioid Use Disorder Treatment Among Medicaid Beneficiaries During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Association Between Assistance With Medicaid Enrollment and Use of Health Care After Incarceration Among Adults With a History of Substance Use
Expectations about availability of contraception and abortion at a hypothetical Catholic hospital: Rural-urban disparities among Wisconsin women
Prevalence and experiences of Wisconsin women turned away from Catholic settings without receiving reproductive care
Use of Medications for Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder Among US Medicaid Enrollees in 11 States, 2014-2018
Provision of Immediate Postpartum Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptives Before and After Wisconsin Medicaid's Payment Change
Racial disparities in use of non-emergency outpatient care by Medicaid-eligible adults after release from prison: Wisconsin, 2015-2017
Promoting Safe Injection Practices, Substance Use Reduction, Hepatitis C Testing, and Overdose Prevention Among Syringe Service Program Clients Using a Computer-Tailored Intervention: Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial
The effect of Medicare Part D on the quality of pharmacotherapy for bipolar 1 disorder among dually enrolled beneficiaries
Effects of Medicare Part D on guideline-concordant pharmacotherapy for bipolar 1 disorder among dually enrolled beneficiaries