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Simon F. Haeder

Assistant Professor of Public Policy, Pennsylvania State University

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About Simon

Haeder's research focuses on the public policymaking process, regulatory politics, lobbying and interest group politics, and healthcare policy. Haeder's most recent work has focused on such issues as the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, provider networks, provider quality, health care access, and regulatory policymaking at the Office of Management and Budget.

In the News

"Psst, Wanna Change the Law? Lobby This Little-Known Government Office after It’s Passed," Simon F. Haeder (with Susan Webb Yackee), Washington Post, July 27, 2015.

Publications

"Tangled Up in Side Effects. Saving Medicaid from Work Requirements" Milken Institute Review 21, no. 2 (2019): 52-61.

Assesses the implementation of work requirements in the Medicaid program.

"Presidentially Directed Policy Change: The Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs as Partisan or Moderator?" (with Susan Webb Yackee). Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory 28, no. 4 (October 2018): 475-488.

Assesses the role that the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs plays in the regulatory process with regard to influencing regulations proposed by agencies.

"Secret Shoppers Find Access to Providers and Network Accuracy Lacking for Those in Marketplace and Commercial Plans" (with David L. Weimer and Dana B. Mukamel). Health Affairs 35, no. 7 (July 2016): 1160-1166.

Assesses the accuracy of provider directories and wait times for consumers in California by comparing plans sold on ACA marketplaces to commercial plans.

"Influence and the Administrative Process: Lobbying the U.S. President's Office of Management and Budget" (with Susan Webb Yackee). American Political Science Review 109, no. 3 (August 2015): 507-522.

Assesses the effect of lobbying the U.S. President's Office of Management and Budget during the regulatory process.

"California Hospital Networks are Narrower in Marketplace Than in Commercial Plans, But Access and Quality are Similar" (with David L. Weimer and Dana B. Mukamel). Health Affairs 34, no. 5 (May 2015): 741-748.

Assesses provider networks in California by comparing plans sold on ACA marketplaces to commercial plans. Assesses network breadth, consumer access, and provider quality.

"You Can't Make Me Do It: State Implementation of Insurance Exchanges under the Affordable Care Act" (with David L. Weimer). Public Administration Review 73, no. 1 (September/October 2013): S34-S47.

Assesses the early implementation of the Affordable Care Act's insurance marketplaces.