Sara S. Bachman, PhD

Associate Professor, Social Research
Sara Bachman

Other Positions

  • Research Professor, Health Law, Policy & Management, Boston University School of Public Health
  • Interim Director, Center for Innovation in Social Work and Health, Boston University School of Social Work
  • Boston Medical Center


  • Brandeis University, PhD
  • University of Massachusetts at Amherst, MS
  • Bucknell University, BA


  • Published on 5/1/2017

    Bachman SS, Comeau M, Long TF. Statement of the Problem: Health Reform, Value-Based Purchasing, Alternative Payment Strategies, and Children and Youth With Special Health Care Needs. Pediatrics. 2017 May; 139(Suppl 2):S89-S98. PMID: 28562306.

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  • Published on 5/1/2017

    Ellis RP, Bachman SS, Tan HR. Refining Our Understanding of Value-Based Insurance Design and High Cost Sharing on Children. Pediatrics. 2017 May; 139(Suppl 2):S136-S144. PMID: 28562311.

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  • Published on 3/2/2017

    Akobirshoev I, Bowser D, Parish SL, Thomas C, Bachman SS. Does Parental Health Mediate the Relationship between Parental Uninsurance and Insured Children's Health Outcomes? Evidence from a U.S. National Survey. Health Soc Work. 2017 Mar 02; 1-9. PMID: 28339895.

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  • Published on 12/30/2016

    Weinstein ZM, Kim HW, Cheng DM, Quinn E, Hui D, Labelle CT, Drainoni ML, Bachman SS, Samet JH. Long-term retention in Office Based Opioid Treatment with buprenorphine. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2017 Mar; 74:65-70. PMID: 28132702.

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  • Published on 12/1/2015

    Bachman SS, Comeau M, Dworetzky B, Hamershock R, Hirschi M. The Louisiana Family Opportunity Act Medicaid Buy-in Program. Matern Child Health J. 2015 Dec; 19(12):2568-77. PMID: 26169811.

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  • Published on 4/10/2015

    Ghandour RM, Comeau M, Tobias C, Dworetzky B, Hamershock R, Honberg L, Mann MY, Bachman SS. Assuring Adequate Health Insurance for Children With Special Health Care Needs: Progress From 2001 to 2009-2010. Acad Pediatr. 2015 Jul-Aug; 15(4):451-60. PMID: 25864809.

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  • Published on 1/1/2015

    Wilson K, Bachman SS. House Calls: The Impact of Home-Based Care for Older Adults With Alzheimer's and Dementia. Soc Work Health Care. 2015; 54(6):547-58. PMID: 26186425.

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  • Published on 5/1/2014

    Wilson K, Hirschi M, Comeau M, Bronheim S, Bachman SS. Disparities in insurance coverage among children with special health care needs: how social workers can promote social and economic justice. Health Soc Work. 2014 May; 39(2):121-7. PMID: 24946429.

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  • Published on 6/1/2012

    Bachman SS, Comeau M, Tobias C, Allen D, Epstein S, Jantz K, Honberg L. State health care financing strategies for children with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Intellect Dev Disabil. 2012 Jun; 50(3):181-9. PMID: 22731967.

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  • Published on 5/1/2012

    Bachman SS, Abel SN, Reznik DA. New approaches to oral health care for people living with HIV/AIDS. Public Health Rep. 2012 May; 127 Suppl 2:3-4. PMID: 22547871.

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