Publications and Reports

Lauren R. Jahnke


As Author, Co-author, or Contributing Editor
(see below for editing/proofreading/formatting)

  Author, "Consultant's Report on Options for Austin Food For Life." Report for Austin Food For Life. Austin, Texas. September 2015.

  First author, "Evolution of Health Insurance Marketplaces: Experiences and Progress in Reaching and Enrolling Diverse Populations." Report for Kaiser Permanente and W.K. Kellogg Foundation. Texas Health Institute, Austin, Texas. July 2015.

  First author, "Snapshot of Medicaid 1115 Waiver and Other State-Based Delivery System Transformations." Report for Blue Shield of California Foundation. Texas Health Institute, Austin, Texas. January 2015.

  First author, "Marketplace Consumer Assistance Programs and Promising Practices for Enrolling Racially and Ethnically Diverse Communities." Report for the San Francisco Foundation. Texas Health Institute, Austin, Texas. May 2014.

  Co-author, "Implementing Cultural and Linguistic Requirements in Health Insurance Exchanges." The Affordable Care Act & Racial and Ethnic Health Equity Series, Report No. 1. Texas Health Institute, Austin, Texas. March 2013.

  Co-author, "Impact of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on Various Population Groups in Texas, Final Preliminary Report." Report for the Hobby Center for the Study of Texas at Rice University and Methodist Healthcare Ministries. August 2010.

  Co-author, "U.S.-Mexico Mode 2 Imports and Exports of Health Services." Report to the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Paris, France. March 2010.

  Author, "Case Study of the Breast Cancer Services Project." Report for the Entrepreneurs Foundation of Central Texas, Austin, Texas. April 2009.

  Co-author (I was main writer, along with two content experts), "Global Product Placement: Analysis of Opportunities." Report for Dell, Inc., Round Rock, Texas. June 2007. (Proprietary, not available publicly.)

  Co-author, "Creating a Successful School-Based Mobile Dental Program." Journal of School Health, vol. 77, no. 1, January 2007, pp. 1-6. (For the St. David’s Community Health Foundation, Austin, Texas.)

  Co-author, Code Red: The Critical Condition of Health in Texas. Health Affairs, The University of Texas System. 2006. (Our white papers on Medicaid/SCHIP and innovations in other states appear as Appendices B and C of the 2006 report.)

  Co-author, U.S./Mexico Border Health Issues: The Texas Rio Grande Valley. Regional Center for Health Workforce Studies, Center for Health Economics and Policy, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. April 2003.

  Co-author, "Toward Better Access to Health Insurance Coverage for U.S. Retirees in Mexico." Salud Pública de México, vol. 43, no. 1, January-February 2001, pp. 59-66.

  Co-author, The Cost of Cancer in Texas, 2nd ed. (Co-author on part 1, first author on part 2, edited whole report.) Texas Comprehensive Cancer Control Coalition, Austin, Texas. December 2001.

  Contributing Editor, Getting What You Paid For: Extending Medicare to Eligible Beneficiaries in Mexico. U.S.-Mexican Policy Report No. 10, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin. 1999.

  Co-author, The State of Public Health: Local and State Government Issues in Texas. (Report resulting from HCR 44 of the 75th Legislature; main researcher and writer of report as a staff member for the HCR 44 workgroup.) Texas Department of Health, Austin, Texas. December 1998.

  Co-author, Community Mental Health Centers Under Managed Care: Authority or Provider?  Policy Research Project Report No. 128, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin. 1998.

  Co-author, Consultant’s Report on the Tennessee Patient Advocacy Act of 1997. (Author of Chapter 3, “Managed Care Patient Protections.”) Report by Research and Planning Consultants, Inc., Austin, Texas. February 1998.

  Co-author, "Trade in Health Care Products between the United States and Mexico." Chapter 1 in book entitled NAFTA and Trade in Medical Services between the U.S. and Mexico. U.S.-Mexican Policy Report No. 7, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin. 1997.

  Co-author, "A Framework for Developing Standard Operating Procedures." Drug Information Journal, vol. 28, no. 4, October 1994, pp. 937-941.

As Copyeditor/Formatter

  Editing and layout on Security Policy in Mexico: Recommendations for the 2018 Presidential Elections. Policy Research Project Report No. 193, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin. 2017.

  Editing, proofreading, and research on "Advancing Health Equity in the Health Insurance Marketplace: Results from Connecticut’s Marketplace Health Equity Assessment Tool." Texas Health Institute, Austin, Texas. October 2016.

  Editing and proofreading on "In the Wake of the Affordable Care Act: Understanding Community Barriers and Facilitators to Health Care Access; Findings from a Community-Based Survey of South Sacramento." Texas Health Institute, Austin, Texas. September 2016.

  Editing, layout, and cover design on Sustainability of Engineered Rivers in Arid Lands: Euphrates-Tigris and Rio Grande/Bravo. Policy Research Project Report No. 190, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin. 2016.  [Also for sale on Amazon]

  Editing and layout on Intelligence and National Security in American Society. Policy Research Project Report No. 189, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin. 2016.

  Editing and layout on A Better Life for Low-Income Elders in Austin. Policy Research Project Report No. 188, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin. 2016.

  Editing and layout on Renewable Energy Technology for Development in a Remote Area: Oki Islands, Japan. Policy Research Project Report No. 187, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin. 2016.

  Editing and layout on Technology Entrepreneurship in Indonesia and Kenya. Policy Research Project Report No. 183, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin. 2015.

  Editing and layout on Improving Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services Integration with Local Healthcare Networks. Policy Research Project Report No. 182, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin. 2015.

  Editing and layout on An Assessment of Mental Health Services for Veterans in the State of Texas. Policy Research Project Report No. 180, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin. 2015.

  Editing and layout on International Water Quality Management in the Lower Rio Grande/Río Bravo. Policy Research Project Report No. 177, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin. 2013.

  Editing and layout on Economic and Regulatory Challenges and Opportunities for US-Mexico Electricity Trade and Cooperation. Policy Research Project Report No. 174, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin. 2012.

  Editing and formatting on Houses Made of Wood and Light: The Life and Architecture of Hank Schubart, by Michele Dunkerley. University of Texas Press, Austin, Texas. 2012.

  Editing and formatting on "Access to Health Services for Immigrants in the USA: From the Great Society to the 2010 Health Reform Act and After," by David C. Warner. Ethnic and Racial Studies vol 35, iss 1, 2012, pp. 40-55.

  Editing and formatting on "Rate Analysis and Recommendations Report," "Rate Analysis and Recommendations Summary Report," and "Proposed Austin Energy Electric Rate Schedule." Austin Energy, Austin, Texas. August 2011.

  Editing and layout on Title Insurance Regulation in Texas: Challenges and Opportunities. Policy Research Project Report No. 171, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin. 2011.

  Editing and layout on Used Motor Oil Management in the Ciudad Juarez Area. Special Project Report, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin. 2010.

  Editing and layout on Extending Medicare to Mexico: Impact on Mexican-Born Beneficiaries. Policy Research Project Report No. 168, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin. 2010.

  Editing and layout on Sustainable Energy Options for Austin Energy. Policy Research Project Report No. 166, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin. 2009.

  Editing and layout on Analysis of Reinsurance and High-Risk Pool Options for Health Insurance in Texas. Center for Health and Social Policy, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin. 2008.

  Editing and layout on Executing Government Transformation: Case Studies of Implementation Challenges. Policy Research Project Report No. 164, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin. 2008.

  Editing and layout on Reducing the Carbon Footprint of Global Transportation, Volumes I, II, and III. Policy Research Project Report No. 163, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin. 2008.

  Editing and layout on The Future of the South Saskatchewan River Basin: Stakeholder Perspectives. Policy Research Project Report No. 162, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin. 2008.

  Editing and layout on What do Groundwater Users Want? Desired Future Conditions for Groundwater in the Texas Hill Country. Policy Research Project Report No. 161, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin. 2008.

  Editing and layout on Medicare in Mexico: Innovating for Fairness and Cost Savings. Policy Research Project Report No. 156, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin. 2007.

  Editing and formatting on Big Choices: The Future of Social Security. Big Choices Series No. 3, Center for Health and Social Policy, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin. 2007.

  Editing and layout on Care that Pays for Itself? Community Initiatives to Reduce the Cost of Uncompensated Health Care. Policy Research Project Report No. 151, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin. 2006.

  Editing and formatting on Big Choices: The Future of Health Insurance for Older Americans. Big Choices Series No. 2, Center for Health and Social Policy, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin. 2006.

  Editing and formatting on Big Choices: The Future of Health Care for America's Families. Big Choices Series No. 1, Center for Health and Social Policy, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin. 2005.

  Editing and formatting on Cross-Border Health Insurance: Options for Texas. U.S.-Mexican Policy Studies Series, Policy Report No. 12, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin. 2004.

  Editing and formatting on The Future of Labor Unions: Organized Labor in the 21st Century. Institute and Seminar Proceedings Series, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin. 2004.

  Editing and layout on Health Workforce Needs: Opportunities for U.S.-Mexico Collaboration. Regional Center for Health Workforce Studies, Center for Health Economics and Policy, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. December 2003.

  Editing and layout on Investing in Texas, Financing Health Coverage Expansion: Conference Proceedings. Center for Health and Social Policy, Policy Paper No. 1, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin. 2003.

  Editing and layout on Investing in Texas, Financing Health Coverage Expansion: Conference Background Papers. Center for Health and Social Policy, Policy Paper No. 2, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin. 2003.

  Editing and layout on Expanding Health Care Coverage for the Uninsured in Texas. Policy Research Project Report No. 141, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin. 2001.

  Editing and layout on Three Technical Papers on a Research and Demonstration Waiver for Medicare Coverage in Mexico. U.S.-Mexican Occasional Paper No. 7, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin. 1999.

  Editing and layout on Medicare Benefits for Recipients Living in Mexico: Proceedings of a Conference. U.S.-Mexican Occasional Paper No. 8, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin. 1999.

(Note: Reports above that say "layout" were printed directly from my formatted Word and PDF files, and reports that say "formatting" were formatted by me in a Word template and then typeset by someone else before publication.)