Dr. Post’s research on health policy and health care delivery systems explores hospital-physician vertical integration (hospital employment of physicians). His research uses large-scale data approaches and quasi-experimental econometric methods. His work encompasses the relationships between Medicare payment policy, provider consolidation, and health care spending. His 2018 article, “Vertical Integration of Hospitals and Physicians: Economic Theory and Empirical Evidence” was awarded Medical Care Research and Review’s Article of the Year.

Ph.D., Health Services Organization and Policy (Economics), University of Michigan

Research Interest:
Health economics, hospital-physician vertical integration, hospital employment of physicians, Medicare payment policy