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profileVicki Fung, Ph.D.

TitleAssistant Professor of Medicine
InstitutionMassachusetts General Hospital
DepartmentMedicine
AddressMassachusetts General Hospital
Mongan Institute for Health Policy
50 Staniford Street
Boston MA 02114
Phone617/726-5212
Fax617/724-4738
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R01HS025378     (FUNG, VICKI)Aug 1, 2017 - May 31, 2022
AHRQ
Federally Qualified Health Centers and Care for Vulnerable Populations
Role: Principal Investigator

R01MD010456     (FUNG, VICKI)Feb 1, 2017 - Jan 31, 2022
NIH/NIMHD
Medicare Policy Effects on Mental Health Care Disparities
Role: Principal Investigator

R01MD010456-01A1     (FUNG, VICKI; COOK, BENJAMIN LE)Feb 1, 2017 - Jan 31, 2022
NIH/NIMHD
Medicare Policy Effects on Mental Health Care Disparities
Role: Principal Investigator

R01HS024725     (FUNG, VICKI)Sep 1, 2016 - Aug 31, 2021
AHRQ
Medicaid Payment Policy and Access to Care for Dual Eligible Beneficiaries
Role: Principal Investigator

R01MH090284     (FUNG, VICKI)Dec 1, 2010 - Nov 30, 2013
NIH/NIMH
Medicare Drug Benefits and High Cost Medications: Antipsychotics Under Part D
Role: Principal Investigator

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  1. Trivedi M, Fung V, Kharbanda EO, Larkin EK, Butler MG, Horan K, Lieu TA, Wu AC. Racial disparities in family-provider interactions for pediatric asthma care. J Asthma. 2017 Jul 14; 1-6. PMID: 28708958.
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  2. Fung V, Liang CY, Donelan K, Peitzman CG, Dow WH, Zaslavsky AM, Fireman B, Derose SF, Chernew ME, Newhouse JP, Hsu J. Nearly One-Third Of Enrollees In California's Individual Market Missed Opportunities To Receive Financial Assistance. Health Aff (Millwood). 2017 Jan 01; 36(1):21-31. PMID: 28069843.
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  3. Galbraith AA, Fung V, Li L, Butler MG, Nordin JD, Hsu J, Smith D, Vollmer WM, Lieu TA, Soumerai SB, Wu AC. Impact of Copayment Changes on Children's Albuterol Inhaler Use and Costs after the Clean Air Act Chlorofluorocarbon Ban. Health Serv Res. 2016 Nov 20. PMID: 27868200.
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  4. Wu AC, Li L, Fung V, Kharbanda EO, Larkin EK, Butler MG, Galbraith A, Miroshnik I, Davis RL, Horan K, Lieu TA. Mismatching Among Guidelines, Providers, and Parents on Controller Medication Use in Children with Asthma. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2016 Sep-Oct; 4(5):910-6. PMID: 27212379; PMCID: PMC5010487 [Available on 09/01/17].
  5. Cadish LA, Fung V, Lane FL, Campbell EG. Surgical Case Logging Habits and Attitudes: A Multispecialty Survey of Residents. J Surg Educ. 2016 May-Jun; 73(3):474-81. PMID: 27049679.
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  6. Jena AB, Huang J, Fireman B, Fung V, Gazelle S, Landrum MB, Chernew M, Newhouse JP, Hsu J. Screening Mammography for Free: Impact of Eliminating Cost Sharing on Cancer Screening Rates. Health Serv Res. 2017 Feb; 52(1):191-206. PMID: 26990550.
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  7. Fung V, Price M, Busch AB, Landrum MB, Fireman B, Nierenberg AA, Newhouse JP, Hsu J. The introduction of generic risperidone in Medicare Part D. Am J Manag Care. 2016 Jan; 22(1):41-8. PMID: 26799124; PMCID: PMC4915110.
  8. Whaley C, Reed M, Hsu J, Fung V. Functional Limitations, Medication Support, and Responses to Drug Costs among Medicare Beneficiaries. PLoS One. 2015; 10(12):e0144236. PMID: 26642195; PMCID: PMC4671661.
  9. Reed M, Graetz I, Gordon N, Fung V. Patient-initiated e-mails to providers: associations with out-of-pocket visit costs, and impact on care-seeking and health. Am J Manag Care. 2015 Dec 01; 21(12):e632-9. PMID: 26760425.
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  10. Lu CY, Zhang F, Lakoma MD, Butler MG, Fung V, Larkin EK, Kharbanda EO, Vollmer WM, Lieu T, Soumerai SB, Chen Wu A. Asthma Treatments and Mental Health Visits After a Food and Drug Administration Label Change for Leukotriene Inhibitors. Clin Ther. 2015 Jun 01; 37(6):1280-91. PMID: 25920571.
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  11. Wu AC, Butler MG, Li L, Fung V, Kharbanda EO, Larkin EK, Vollmer WM, Miroshnik I, Davis RL, Lieu TA, Soumerai SB. Primary adherence to controller medications for asthma is poor. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2015 Feb; 12(2):161-6. PMID: 25569765; PMCID: PMC4342835.
  12. Wu AC, Li L, Fung V, Kharbanda EO, Larkin EK, Vollmer WM, Butler MG, Miroshnik I, Rusinak D, Davis RL, Hartert T, Weiss ST, Lieu TA. Use of leukotriene receptor antagonists are associated with a similar risk of asthma exacerbations as inhaled corticosteroids. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2014 Sep-Oct; 2(5):607-13. PMID: 25213056.
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  13. Fung V, Graetz I, Galbraith A, Hamity C, Huang J, Vollmer WM, Hsu J, Wu AC. Financial barriers to care among low-income children with asthma: health care reform implications. JAMA Pediatr. 2014 Jul; 168(7):649-56. PMID: 24840805.
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  14. Tse SM, Li L, Butler MG, Fung V, Kharbanda EO, Larkin EK, Vollmer WM, Miroshnik I, Rusinak D, Weiss ST, Lieu T, Wu AC. Statin exposure is associated with decreased asthma-related emergency department visits and oral corticosteroid use. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2013 Nov 01; 188(9):1076-82. PMID: 24093599; PMCID: PMC3863744.
  15. Fung V, Price M, Busch AB, Landrum MB, Fireman B, Nierenberg A, Dow WH, Hui R, Frank R, Newhouse JP, Hsu J. Adverse clinical events among medicare beneficiaries using antipsychotic drugs: linking health insurance benefits and clinical needs. Med Care. 2013 Jul; 51(7):614-21. PMID: 23752219; PMCID: PMC3687515.
  16. Fung V, Reed M, Price M, Brand R, Dow WH, Newhouse JP, Hsu J. Responses to Medicare drug costs among near-poor versus subsidized beneficiaries. Health Serv Res. 2013 Oct; 48(5):1653-68. PMID: 23663197; PMCID: PMC3796106.
  17. Reed ME, Graetz I, Fung V, Newhouse JP, Hsu J. In consumer-directed health plans, a majority of patients were unaware of free or low-cost preventive care. Health Aff (Millwood). 2012 Dec; 31(12):2641-8. PMID: 23213148.
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  18. Reed M, Graetz I, Wang H, Fung V, Newhouse JP, Hsu J. Consumer-directed health plans with health savings accounts: whose skin is in the game and how do costs affect care seeking? Med Care. 2012 Jul; 50(7):585-90. PMID: 22322099.
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  19. Graetz I, Reed M, Fung V, Dow WH, Newhouse JP, Hsu J. COBRA ARRA subsidies: was the carrot enticing enough? Health Serv Res. 2012 Oct; 47(5):1980-98. PMID: 22515835; PMCID: PMC3513614.
  20. Newhouse JP, Huang J, Brand RJ, Fung V, Hsu JT. The structure of risk adjustment for private plans in Medicare. Am J Manag Care. 2011 Jun 01; 17(6 Spec No.):e231-40. PMID: 21756017; PMCID: PMC3246270.
  21. Fung V, Brand RJ, Newhouse JP, Hsu J. Using medicare data for comparative effectiveness research: opportunities and challenges. Am J Manag Care. 2011; 17(7):488-96. PMID: 21819169; PMCID: PMC3705556.
  22. Hsu J, Fung V, Huang J, Price M, Brand R, Hui R, Fireman B, Dow WH, Bertko J, Newhouse JP. Fixing flaws in Medicare drug coverage that prompt insurers to avoid low-income patients. Health Aff (Millwood). 2010 Dec; 29(12):2335-43. PMID: 21030394; PMCID: PMC3422650.
  23. Schmittdiel JA, Steers N, Duru OK, Ettner SL, Brown AF, Fung V, Hsu J, Quiter E, Tseng CW, Mangione CM. Patient-provider communication regarding drug costs in Medicare Part D beneficiaries with diabetes: a TRIAD Study. BMC Health Serv Res. 2010 Jun 14; 10:164. PMID: 20546616; PMCID: PMC2893177.
  24. Fung V, Schmittdiel JA, Fireman B, Meer A, Thomas S, Smider N, Hsu J, Selby JV. Meaningful variation in performance: a systematic literature review. Med Care. 2010 Feb; 48(2):140-8. PMID: 20057334.
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  25. Selby JV, Schmittdiel JA, Lee J, Fung V, Thomas S, Smider N, Crosson FJ, Hsu J, Fireman B. Meaningful variation in performance: what does variation in quality tell us about improving quality? Med Care. 2010 Feb; 48(2):133-9. PMID: 20057330.
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  26. Fung V, Sinclair F, Wang H, Dailey D, Hsu J, Shaber R. Patients' perspectives on nonadherence to statin therapy: a focus-group study. Perm J. 2010; 14(1):4-10. PMID: 20740125; PMCID: PMC2912713.
  27. Ballard DW, Price M, Fung V, Brand R, Reed ME, Fireman B, Newhouse JP, Selby JV, Hsu J. Validation of an algorithm for categorizing the severity of hospital emergency department visits. Med Care. 2010 Jan; 48(1):58-63. PMID: 19952803; PMCID: PMC3881233.
  28. Fung V, Mangione CM, Huang J, Turk N, Quiter ES, Schmittdiel JA, Hsu J. Falling into the coverage gap: Part D drug costs and adherence for Medicare Advantage prescription drug plan beneficiaries with diabetes. Health Serv Res. 2010 Apr; 45(2):355-75. PMID: 20050931; PMCID: PMC2838150.
  29. Reed M, Fung V, Price M, Brand R, Benedetti N, Derose SF, Newhouse JP, Hsu J. High-deductible health insurance plans: efforts to sharpen a blunt instrument. Health Aff (Millwood). 2009 Jul-Aug; 28(4):1145-54. PMID: 19597214.
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  30. Schmittdiel JA, Ettner SL, Fung V, Huang J, Turk N, Quiter ES, Swain BE, Hsu JT, Mangione CM. Medicare Part D coverage gap and diabetes beneficiaries. Am J Manag Care. 2009 Mar; 15(3):189-93. PMID: 19298100; PMCID: PMC2824425.
  31. Hsu J, Huang J, Fung V, Price M, Brand R, Hui R, Fireman B, Dow W, Bertko J, Newhouse JP. Distributing $800 billion: an early assessment of Medicare Part D risk adjustment. Health Aff (Millwood). 2009 Jan-Feb; 28(1):215-25. PMID: 19124873; PMCID: PMC2743923.
  32. Fung V, Tager IB, Brand R, Newhouse JP, Hsu J. The impact of generic-only drug benefits on patients' use of inhaled corticosteroids in a Medicare population with asthma. BMC Health Serv Res. 2008 Jul 18; 8:151. PMID: 18638405; PMCID: PMC2488344.
  33. Hsu J, Fung V, Price M, Huang J, Brand R, Hui R, Fireman B, Newhouse JP. Medicare beneficiaries' knowledge of Part D prescription drug program benefits and responses to drug costs. JAMA. 2008 Apr 23; 299(16):1929-36. PMID: 18430912.
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  34. Benedetti NJ, Fung V, Reed M, Price M, Brand R, Newhouse JP, Hsu J. Office visit copayments: patient knowledge, response, and communication with providers. Med Care. 2008 Apr; 46(4):403-9. PMID: 18362820.
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  35. Fung V, Huang J, Brand R, Newhouse JP, Hsu J. Hypertension treatment in a medicare population: adherence and systolic blood pressure control. Clin Ther. 2007 May; 29(5):972-84. PMID: 17697916.
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  36. Hsu J, Price M, Huang J, Brand R, Fung V, Hui R, Fireman B, Newhouse JP, Selby JV. Unintended consequences of caps on Medicare drug benefits. N Engl J Med. 2006 Jun 01; 354(22):2349-59. PMID: 16738271.
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  37. Fung V, Ortiz E, Huang J, Fireman B, Miller R, Selby JV, Hsu J. Early experiences with e-health services (1999-2002): promise, reality, and implications. Med Care. 2006 May; 44(5):491-6. PMID: 16641669.
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  38. Reed M, Fung V, Brand R, Fireman B, Newhouse JP, Selby JV, Hsu J. Care-seeking behavior in response to emergency department copayments. Med Care. 2005 Aug; 43(8):810-6. PMID: 16034295.
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  39. Hsu J, Huang J, Fung V, Robertson N, Jimison H, Frankel R. Health information technology and physician-patient interactions: impact of computers on communication during outpatient primary care visits. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2005 Jul-Aug; 12(4):474-80. PMID: 15802484; PMCID: PMC1174892.
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