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Patricia Ketsche

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Ph.D., Georgia State University
M.B.A./M.H.A., Georgia State University
B.S., University of Pennsylvania


Health care financing and delivery
Managed care
Effect of coverage on access to care and health status
Access to and choice in employment-based health insurance


Patricia Ketsche is an associate professor in the Institute of Health Administration at the J. Mack Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University. She is a core faculty member at the Georgia Health Policy Center.

Ketsche specializes in health care financing and delivery, managed care, the effect of coverage on access to care and health status, and the access to and choice in employment-based health insurance. She has done extensive research work for various public and private organizations using the Census Bureau’s Current Population Survey data to evaluate the uninsured. Ketsche coordinated data collection, drafted significant portions of text, and coordinated production of the National Institute of Health Care Management’s Health Care System DataSource.

Ketsche’s research has appeared in Health Services Research, Health Affairs, Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, Journal of Financial Health Economics, Health Care Financing Review, and the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management.