Susan Busch, PhD

Professor of Public Health (Health Policy) and Associate Professor in the Institute for Social and Policy Studies; Chair, Health Policy and Management

Research Interests

Health Care Economics and Organizations; Health Services Research; Health Care Quality, Access, and Evaluation

Public Health Interests

Employee benefits; Health Care Quality; Health Care Financing; Health Care Management; Health Economics; Health insurance; Health Policy; Managed Care; Medicare/Medicaid; Mental Health; Substance abuse

Research Organizations

School of Public Health

Extensive Research Description

  • Effects of the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA) on behavioral health care use and spending.
  • Demand for the chronic care model in behavioral health
  • Involuntary use of out-of-network health care
  • Financial incentives to quit smoking in Connecticut Medicaid
  • Transitions clinic network: linking high-risk Medicaid patients from prison to community
  • Implications of the Affordable Care Act for individuals with behavioral health disorders
  • FDA safety warnings and antidepressant use among youths
  • Brief interventions for alcohol and other drug problems in the Emergency Department

Selected Publications

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Contact Info

Susan Busch, PhD
Office Location
Laboratory of Epidemiology and Public Health
60 College Street, Ste 300B

New Haven, CT 06510
Mailing Address
Yale School of Public HealthPO Box 208034
60 College Street

New Haven, CT 06520-8034