Miron Stano conducts research in managed care, the professional services markets and cost evaluation. His research has been supported by the Health Care Financing Administration, the Health Resources Services Administration, the National Institutes of Health, and the Michigan Health Care Education and Research Foundation. His article, "Individual Health Accounts: An Alternative Health Care Financing Approach," (Health Care Financing Review, 1981) introduced the concept of medical savings accounts. Other publications include: The Economics of Health and Health Care, 7th edition (Prentice-Hall, 2013) co-authored with S. Folland and A. Goodman, and many article in journals such as the RAND Journal of Economics, Southern Economic Journal, Journal of Health Economics, Journal of Human Resources, Economics Letters, Medical Care, Inquiry, Health Policy, American Journal of Managed Care, and Journal of Health Policy, Politics and Law. Dr. Stano served as Associate Editor of the American Journal of Managed Care and as a research consultant to various organizations including Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Michigan, Wayne State University School of Medicine, and the U.S. General Accounting Office. He has also served as an expert witness in antitrust cases involving the health care professions.
Health Economics, Public Finance, Managerial Economics, Microeconomics