Andrew Bindman, MD

Professor
Medicine
+1 415 476-5583

Andrew Bindman, M.D., is Professor of Medicine, Health Policy, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF). He is also a senior advisor in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation within the US Department of Health and Human Services where he works on issues related to the health care workforce, graduate medical education, and Medicaid. He has practiced, taught and performed health services research at UCSF’s affiliated San Francisco General Hospital for over 25 years. Dr. Bindman has published extensively on evaluations of Medicaid health policies with a focus on access to care and health outcomes. During 2009-2010, he served as a Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellow on the staff of the Energy and Commerce Committee within the US House of Representatives where he was intimately involved in the drafting of legislative language for the federal health reform law, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Publications: 

A Shared Responsibility for Developing a Learning Health System.

Journal of nursing care quality

Bindman AB

Development of an adaptive, personalized, and scalable dementia care program: Early findings from the Care Ecosystem.

PLoS medicine

Possin KL, Merrilees J, Bonasera SJ, Bernstein A, Chiong W, Lee K, Wilson L, Hooper SM, Dulaney S, Braley T, Laohavanich S, Feuer JE, Clark AM, Schaffer MW, Schenk AK, Heunis J, Ong P, Cook KM, Bowhay AD, Gearhart R, Chodos A, Naasan G, Bindman AB, Dohan D, Ritchie C, Miller BL

Characteristics of Primary Care Physicians in Patient-centered Medical Home Practices: United States, 2013.

National health statistics reports

Hing E, Kurtzman E, Lau DT, Taplin C, Bindman AB

Transforming Evidence Generation to Support Health and Health Care Decisions.

The New England journal of medicine

Califf RM, Robb MA, Bindman AB, Briggs JP, Collins FS, Conway PH, Coster TS, Cunningham FE, De Lew N, DeSalvo KB, Dymek C, Dzau VJ, Fleurence RL, Frank RG, Gaziano JM, Kaufmann P, Lauer M, Marks PW, McGinnis JM, Richards C, Selby JV, Shulkin DJ, Shuren J, Slavitt AM, Smith SR, Washington BV, White PJ, Woodcock J, Woodson J, Sherman RE

Personal Health Budgets for Patients with Complex Needs.

The New England journal of medicine

O'Shea L, Bindman AB

Town and Gown Differences Among the 100 Largest Medical Groups in the United States.

Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges

Welch WP, Bindman AB

The Effectiveness of Emergency Department Visit Reduction Programs: A Systematic Review.

Annals of emergency medicine

Raven MC, Kushel M, Ko MJ, Penko J, Bindman AB

Imaging More Wisely-Already At Work-Reply.

JAMA internal medicine

Smith-Bindman R, Bindman AB

Health Care Use Before and After Entering Long-Term Services and Supports.

Journal of applied gerontology : the official journal of the Southern Gerontological Society

Newcomer R, Harrington C, Hulett D, Kang T, Ko M, Bindman A

Imaging More Wisely.

JAMA internal medicine

Smith-Bindman R, Bindman AB

A Healthy Living Wage.

JAMA

Bindman A

Apple Pickers or Federal Judges: Strong versus Weak Incentives in Physician Payment.

Health services research

Kronick R, Casalino LP, Bindman AB

Varying Charges and Questionable Costs.

Journal of general internal medicine

Hoffman AB, Bindman AB

Sorting Out the Health Risk in California's State-Based Marketplace.

Health services research

Bindman AB, Hulett D, Gilmer TP, Bertko J

Safety net integration: a shared strategy for becoming providers of choice.

Journal of health politics, policy and law

Murphy J, Ko M, Kizer KW, Bindman AB

Electronic health record availability among advanced practice registered nurses and physicians.

The American journal of managed care

Coffman JM, Spetz J, Grumbach K, Fix M, Bindman AB

Use of hospitalists by Medicare beneficiaries: a national picture.

Medicare & medicaid research review

Pete Welch W, Stearns SC, Cuellar AE, Bindman AB

Calling all doctors: what type of insurance do you accept?

JAMA internal medicine

Bindman AB, Coffman JM

Supporting the needs of state health policy makers through university partnerships.

Journal of health politics, policy and law

Heller DJ, Hoffman C, Bindman AB

Health care reform and its impact on radiology practice.

Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR

Bindman AB

Advancing the university mission through partnerships with state Medicaid programs.

Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges

Himmelstein J, Bindman AB

It's academic: public policy activities among faculty members in a department of medicine.

Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges

Jacobs DB, Greene M, Bindman AB

Proportion of physicians in large group practices continued to grow in 2009-11.

Health affairs (Project Hope)

Welch WP, Cuellar AE, Stearns SC, Bindman AB

Protecting finances and improving access to care with Medicaid.

The New England journal of medicine

Kronick R, Bindman AB

The evolution of health services research.

Health services research

Bindman AB

Medicare's transitional care payment--a step toward the medical home.

The New England journal of medicine

Bindman AB, Blum JD, Kronick R

The role of data in health care disparities in Medicaid managed care.

Medicare & medicaid research review

Moskowitz D, Guthrie B, Bindman AB

Defining primary care sensitive conditions: a necessity for effective primary care delivery?

Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine

Gibbons DC, Bindman AB, Soljak MA, Millett C, Majeed A

Accuracy of do not resuscitate (DNR) in administrative data.

Medical care research and review : MCRR

Goldman LE, Chu PW, Osmond D, Bindman A

Homelessness and CKD: a cohort study.

Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN

Hall YN, Choi AI, Himmelfarb J, Chertow GM, Bindman AB

The accuracy of present-on-admission reporting in administrative data.

Health services research

Goldman LE, Chu PW, Osmond D, Bindman A

Catching a wave--implementing health care reform in California.

The New England journal of medicine

Bindman AB, Schneider AG

Harvesting the lessons of state health policy.

Health services research

Blewett LA, Bindman AB

Unhealthy competition: consequences of health plan choice in California Medicaid.

American journal of public health

Millett C, Chattopadhyay A, Bindman AB

Impact of Medicare Part D on seniors' out-of-pocket expenditures on medications.

Archives of internal medicine

Millett C, Everett CJ, Matheson EM, Bindman AB, Mainous AG

Chronic kidney disease in the urban poor.

Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN

Hall YN, Choi AI, Chertow GM, Bindman AB

Healthcare reform with a safety net: lessons from San Francisco.

The American journal of managed care

Bindman AB, Chen A, Fraser JS, Yee HF, Ofman D

Medicare's policy not to pay for treating hospital-acquired conditions: the impact.

Health affairs (Project Hope)

McNair PD, Luft HS, Bindman AB

Is there a personal doctor in the house?

Annals of internal medicine

Bindman AB

Interruptions in Medicaid coverage and risk for hospitalization for ambulatory care-sensitive conditions.

Annals of internal medicine

Bindman AB, Chattopadhyay A, Auerback GM

Quality of anticoagulation control: do race and language matter?

Journal of health care for the poor and underserved

Bhandari VK, Wang F, Bindman AB, Schillinger D

Acute myocardial infarction length of stay and hospital mortality are not associated with language preference.

Journal of general internal medicine

Grubbs V, Bibbins-Domingo K, Fernandez A, Chattopadhyay A, Bindman AB

Improving the quality of care with performance indicators.

BMJ (Clinical research ed.)

Majeed A, Lester H, Bindman AB

The influence of care management tools on physician practice change across organizational settings.

Joint Commission journal on quality and patient safety / Joint Commission Resources

Haggstrom DA, Bindman AB

Racial and ethnic differences in receipt of primary care services between medicaid fee-for-service and managed care plans.

The Journal of ambulatory care management

Seligman HK, Chattopadhyay A, Vittinghoff E, Bindman AB

Language, literacy, and communication regarding medication in an anticoagulation clinic: a comparison of verbal vs. visual assessment.

Journal of health communication

Schillinger D, Machtinger EL, Wang F, Palacios J, Rodriguez M, Bindman A

The importance of establishing regimen concordance in preventing medication errors in anticoagulant care.

Journal of health communication

Schillinger D, Wang F, Rodriguez M, Bindman A, Machtinger EL

Date stamping: will it withstand the test of time?

Health services research

Bindman AB, Bennett A

Effect of awareness of language law on language access in the health care setting.

Journal of general internal medicine

Grubbs V, Chen AH, Bindman AB, Vittinghoff E, Fernandez A

Health-related quality of life and estimates of utility in chronic kidney disease.

Kidney international

Gorodetskaya I, Zenios S, McCulloch CE, Bostrom A, Hsu CY, Bindman AB, Go AS, Chertow GM

The impact of Medicaid managed care on hospitalizations for ambulatory care sensitive conditions.

Health services research

Bindman AB, Chattopadhyay A, Osmond DH, Huen W, Bacchetti P

Physician organization and care management in California: from cottage to Kaiser.

Health affairs (Project Hope)

Rittenhouse DR, Grumbach K, O'Neil EH, Dower C, Bindman A

Medical student, physician, and public perceptions of health care disparities.

Family medicine

Wilson E, Grumbach K, Huebner J, Agrawal J, Bindman AB

Access to Spanish-speaking physicians in California: supply, insurance, or both.

The Journal of the American Board of Family Practice / American Board of Family Practice

Yoon J, Grumbach K, Bindman AB

Health care lobbying: time to make patients the special interest.

The American journal of medicine

Kushel M, Bindman AB

County residency and access to care for low- and moderate-income Californians.

Policy brief (UCLA Center for Health Policy Research)

Brown ER, Lavarreda SA, Meng YY, Andersen RM, Bindman AB, Gelberg L, Becerra L, Gatchell M, Yoon J

Functional health literacy and the quality of physician-patient communication among diabetes patients.

Patient education and counseling

Schillinger D, Bindman A, Wang F, Stewart A, Piette J

Trends in physician participation in Medicaid. The California experience.

The Journal of ambulatory care management

Bindman AB, Yoon J, Grumbach K

Small steps or a giant leap for the uninsured?

JAMA

Bindman AB, Haggstrom DA

Validation of race/ethnicity and transmission mode in the US HIV/AIDS reporting system.

American journal of public health

Lee LM, Lehman JS, Bindman AB, Fleming PL

Physicians' reports of their experience with health plan care management practices.

The American journal of managed care

Bindman AB, Wholey DR, Christianson JB

Referral of children to specialists in the United States and the United kingdom.

Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine

Forrest CB, Majeed A, Weiner JP, Carroll K, Bindman AB

Association between practice size and quality of care of patients with ischaemic heart disease: cross sectional study.

BMJ (Clinical research ed.)

Majeed A, Gray J, Ambler G, Carroll K, Bindman AB

Closing the loop: physician communication with diabetic patients who have low health literacy.

Archives of internal medicine

Schillinger D, Piette J, Grumbach K, Wang F, Wilson C, Daher C, Leong-Grotz K, Castro C, Bindman AB

HIV testing within at-risk populations in the United States and the reasons for seeking or avoiding HIV testing.

Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999)

Kellerman SE, Lehman JS, Lansky A, Stevens MR, Hecht FM, Bindman AB, Wortley PM

What happened to home HIV test collection kits? Intent to use kits, actual use, and barriers to use among persons at risk for HIV infection.

AIDS care

Colfax GN, Lehman JS, Bindman AB, Vittinghoff E, Vranizan K, Fleming PL, Chesney M, Osmond D, Hecht FM

Comparison of specialty referral rates in the United Kingdom and the United States: retrospective cohort analysis.

BMJ (Clinical research ed.)

Forrest CB, Majeed A, Weiner JP, Carroll K, Bindman AB

Association of health literacy with diabetes outcomes.

JAMA

Schillinger D, Grumbach K, Piette J, Wang F, Osmond D, Daher C, Palacios J, Sullivan GD, Bindman AB

Health care report cards: implications for vulnerable patient groups and the organizations providing them care.

Journal of health politics, policy and law

Davies HT, Washington AE, Bindman AB

Effect of managed care on preventable hospitalization rates in California.

Medical care

Backus L, Moron M, Bacchetti P, Baker LC, Bindman AB

Unlocking specialists' attitudes toward primary care gatekeepers.

The Journal of family practice

Pena-Dolhun E, Grumbach K, Vranizan K, Osmond D, Bindman AB

Specialists' and primary care physicians' participation in medicaid managed care.

Journal of general internal medicine

Backus L, Osmond D, Grumbach K, Vranizan K, Phuong L, Bindman AB

Low-income Californians' experiences with health insurance and managed care.

Journal of health care for the poor and underserved

Backus LI, Bindman AB

The mirage of available health care for the uninsured.

Journal of general internal medicine

Saha S, Bindman AB

Primary care groups in the United Kingdom: quality and accountability.

Health affairs (Project Hope)

Bindman AB, Weiner JP, Majeed A

Primary care physicians' experience with disease management programs.

Journal of general internal medicine

Fernandez A, Grumbach K, Vranizan K, Osmond DH, Bindman AB

Friend or foe? How primary care physicians perceive hospitalists.

Archives of internal medicine

Fernandez A, Grumbach K, Goitein L, Vranizan K, Osmond DH, Bindman AB

Does HIV reporting by name deter testing? MESH Study Group.

AIDS (London, England)

Hecht FM, Chesney MA, Lehman JS, Osmond D, Vranizan K, Colman S, Keane D, Reingold A, Bindman AB

Do patients choose physicians of their own race?

Health affairs (Project Hope)

Saha S, Taggart SH, Komaromy M, Bindman AB

The modern NHS: an underfunded model of efficiency and integration.

Health affairs (Project Hope)

Bindman AB, Weiner JP

Effects of primary care coordination on public hospital patients.

Journal of general internal medicine

Schillinger D, Bibbins-Domingo K, Vranizan K, Bacchetti P, Luce JM, Bindman AB

Medicaid managed care's impact on safety-net clinics in California.

Health affairs (Project Hope)

Bindman AB, Grumbach K, Bernheim S, Vranizan K, Cousineau M

Name-based surveillance and public health interventions for persons with HIV infection. Multistate Evaluation of Surveillance for HIV Study Group.

Annals of internal medicine

Osmond DH, Bindman AB, Vranizan K, Lehman JS, Hecht FM, Keane D, Reingold A

Resolving the gatekeeper conundrum: what patients value in primary care and referrals to specialists.

JAMA

Grumbach K, Selby JV, Damberg C, Bindman AB, Quesenberry C, Truman A, Uratsu C

Patient-physician racial concordance and the perceived quality and use of health care.

Archives of internal medicine

Saha S, Komaromy M, Koepsell TD, Bindman AB

Primary care physicians' experience of financial incentives in managed-care systems.

The New England journal of medicine

Grumbach K, Osmond D, Vranizan K, Jaffe D, Bindman AB

Monitoring the consequences of uninsurance: a review of methodologies.

Medical care research and review : MCRR

Brown ME, Bindman AB, Lurie N

Health benefits and risks of reporting HIV-infected individuals by name.

American journal of public health

Colfax GN, Bindman AB

Selection and exclusion of primary care physicians by managed care organizations.

JAMA

Bindman AB, Grumbach K, Vranizan K, Jaffe D, Osmond D

Judging who needs emergency department care: a prerequisite for policy-making.

The American journal of emergency medicine

Lowe RA, Bindman AB

Primary care and patient perceptions of access to care.

The Journal of family practice

Stewart AL, Grumbach K, Osmond DH, Vranizan K, Komaromy M, Bindman AB

Physician supply and access to care in urban communities.

Health affairs (Project Hope)

Grumback K, Vranizan K, Bindman AB

Measuring the need for medical care in an ethnically diverse population.

Health services research

Osmond DH, Vranizan K, Schillinger D, Stewart AL, Bindman AB

Physician practice style and rates of hospitalization for chronic medical conditions.

Medical care

Komaromy M, Lurie N, Osmond D, Vranizan K, Keane D, Bindman AB

The role of black and Hispanic physicians in providing health care for underserved populations.

The New England journal of medicine

Komaromy M, Grumbach K, Drake M, Vranizan K, Lurie N, Keane D, Bindman AB

Primary care and receipt of preventive services.

Journal of general internal medicine

Bindman AB, Grumbach K, Osmond D, Vranizan K, Stewart AL

The challenge of defining and counting generalist physicians: an analysis of Physician Masterfile data.

American journal of public health

Grumbach K, Becker SH, Osborn EH, Bindman AB

Triage in accident and emergency departments.

BMJ (Clinical research ed.)

Bindman AB

Preventable hospitalizations and access to health care.

JAMA

Bindman AB, Grumbach K, Osmond D, Komaromy M, Vranizan K, Lurie N, Billings J, Stewart A

California physicians' willingness to care for the poor.

The Western journal of medicine

Komaromy M, Lurie N, Bindman AB

The ED and triage of nonurgent patients.

Annals of emergency medicine

Lowe RA, Bindman AB

Proficiency of internal medicine residents in outpatient care of patients with HIV infection.

Journal of general internal medicine

Schultz P, Bindman AB, Cooke M

Primary and managed care. Ingredients for health care reform.

The Western journal of medicine

Bindman AB

A brief history of health care quality assessment and improvement in the United States.

The Western journal of medicine

Luce JM, Bindman AB, Lee PR

Refusing care to emergency department of patients: evaluation of published triage guidelines.

Annals of emergency medicine

Lowe RA, Bindman AB, Ulrich SK, Norman G, Scaletta TA, Keane D, Washington D, Grumbach K

Primary care and public emergency department overcrowding.

American journal of public health

Grumbach K, Keane D, Bindman A

Sexual harassment in medical training.

The New England journal of medicine

Komaromy M, Bindman AB, Haber RJ, Sande MA

Collecting data to evaluate the effect of health policies on vulnerable populations.

Family medicine

Bindman AB, Grumbach K, Keane D, Lurie N

Containing costs while improving quality of care: the role of profiling and practice guidelines.

Annual review of public health

Shapiro DW, Lasker RD, Bindman AB, Lee PR

Coping with HIV infection: why people delay care.

Annals of internal medicine

Katz MH, Bindman AB, Komaromy MS

Managed care: provider profiling.

Journal of insurance medicine (New York, N.Y.)

Lee PR, Lasker RD, Shapiro DW, Bindman AB

Consequences of queuing for care at a public hospital emergency department.

JAMA

Bindman AB, Grumbach K, Keane D, Rauch L, Luce JM

The effect of cyclosporine on the use of hospital resources for kidney transplantation.

The New England journal of medicine

Showstack J, Katz P, Amend W, Bernstein L, Lipton H, O'Leary M, Bindman A, Salvatierra O

Training in a primary care internal medicine residency program. The first ten years.

JAMA

McPhee SJ, Mitchell TF, Schroeder SA, Perez-Stable EJ, Bindman AB

Diagnosis-related groups: physician and abstractor reliability and financial significance of errors.

The Mount Sinai journal of medicine, New York

Bindman AB, Eichenfield LF, Geller SA