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Glenn Melnick

Blue Cross of California Chair in Health Care Finance and Professor of Policy, Planning and Development and Political Science

Contact Information
Phone: (213) 821-1408
Office: RGL 307



Ph.D. Urban and Regional Planning/Health Economics, University of Michigan

Description of Research

Summary Statement of Research Interests

Professor Melnick's interests in health care span the United States and the world. His early work resulted in the development of the first hospital market-level data base in the United States, used to evaluate the effects of market-based pro-competition policies. His current work focuses on the structure, function and effects of managed care, and to disseminate new knowledge to improve the performance of healthcare systems.

Research Specialties

Health economics, health finance, health care systems, managed care
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