William Schpero


Ndumele CD, Schpero WL, Trivedi AN. Medicaid Expansion and Health Plan Quality in Medicaid Managed Care. Health Services Research. In Press.

Cohen MS, Schpero WL. Household Immigration Status Had Differential Impact On Medicaid Enrollment In Expansion And Nonexpansion States. Health Affairs. 2018;37(3):394–402. [Selected Coverage: Becker's Hospital Review, Brookings, Health Exec]

Ndumele CD, Schpero WL, Schlesinger MJ, Trivedi AN. Association Between Health Plan Exit from Medicaid Managed Care and Quality of Care, 2006-2014. JAMA. 2017;317(24):2524-2531. [Selected Coverage: Kaiser Health News]

Schpero WL, Morden NE, Sequist TD, Rosenthal MB, Gottlieb DJ, Colla CH. For Selected Services, Blacks And Hispanics More Likely To Receive Low-Value Care Than Whites. Health Affairs. 2017;36(6):1065-1069. [Selected Coverage: CNBC, CT Post, Kaiser Health News, Politico, WTOP]

Friedman AS, Schpero WL, Busch SH. Evidence Suggests That The ACA's Tobacco Surcharges Reduced Insurance Take-Up And Did Not Increase Smoking Cessation. Health Affairs. 2016;35(7):1176-1183. [Selected Coverage: Bloomberg, CNBC, Huffington Post, Politico, Washington Post]

Colla CH, Morden NE, Sequist TD, Schpero WL, Rosenthal MB. Choosing Wisely: Prevalence and Correlates of Low-Value Health Care Services in the United States. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2015;30(2):221-228.

Colla CH, Sequist TD, Rosenthal MB, Schpero WL, Gottlieb DJ, Morden NE. Use of Non-Indicated Cardiac Testing in Low-Risk Patients: Choosing Wisely. BMJ Quality & Safety. 2015;24:149-153.

Lewis VA, Colla CH, Schpero WL, Shortell SM, Fisher ES. ACO Contracting with Private and Public Payers: A Baseline Comparative Analysis. American Journal of Managed Care. 2014;20(12):1008-1014.

Colla CH, Schpero WL, Gottlieb DJ, McClurg AB, Albert PG, Baum N, Finison K, Franzini L, Kitching G, Knudson S, Parikh R, Symes R, Fisher ES. Tracking Spending Among Commercially Insured Beneficiaries Using a Distributed Data Model. American Journal of Managed Care. 2014;20(8):650-657.

Morden NE, Schpero WL, Zaha R, Sequist TD, Colla CH. Overuse of Short-Interval Bone Densitometry: Assessing Rates of Low-Value Care. Osteoporosis International. 2014;25(9):2307-2311.

Hourdequin KC, Schpero WL, McKenna DR, Piazik BL, Larson RJ. Toxic effect of chemotherapy dosing using actual body weight in obese versus normal-weight patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Annals of Oncology. 2013;24(12):2952-2962.

Wasiuk A, Dalton DK, Schpero WL, Stan RV, Conejo-Garcia JR, Noelle RJ. Mast cells impair the development of protective anti-tumor immunity. Cancer Immunology, Immunotherapy. 2012;61(12):2273-2282.

Benson MJ, Elgueta R, Schpero W, Molloy M, Zhang W, Casola S, Rajewsky K, Usherwood E, Noelle RJ. Distinction of the memory B cell response to cognate antigen versus bystander inflammatory signals. Journal of Experimental Medicine. 2009;206(9):2013-2025.

Strid J, Roberts SJ, Filler RB, Lewis JM, Kwong BY, Schpero W, Kaplan DH, Hayday AC, Girardi M. Acute upregulation of an NKG2D ligand promotes rapid reorganization of a local immune compartment with pleiotropic effects on carcinogenesis. Nature Immunology. 2008;9(2):146-154.


Schpero WL. Limiting Low-Value Care by “Choosing Wisely.” American Medical Association Journal of Ethics. 2014;16(2):131-134.

Fisher ES, Schpero WL, Corrigan JM. Measuring What Matters for ACOs. The Commonwealth Fund Blog. 2014.