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Sex, Race, and Age Differences in Prevalence of Dementia in Medicare Claims and Survey Data
This study provides the first comparison of trends in dementia prevalence in the U.S. population using 3 different dementia ascertainments/data sources. They found there are still substantial differences across measures in dementia prevalence among Blacks and Hispanics.
Does Medicare Coverage Improve Cancer Detection and Mortality Outcomes?
This study provides the first evidence to our knowledge that near‐universal access to Medicare at age 65 is associated with improvements in population‐level cancer mortality.
Adapting Medicare Advantage Bidding for COVID-19 Related Uncertainty on Claims: A Proposal
The COVID-19 pandemic is fundamentally disrupting the health care system and injecting significant uncertainty about current and future utilization and costs.
How Would Sharing Rebates at the Point-Of-Sale Affect Beneficiary Cost-Sharing in Medicare Part D?
If cost-sharing were based on net price it would provide meaningful financial relief to many Part D beneficiaries.
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The nation’s growing debt threatens Medicare and Medicaid, which have helped countless Americans and reduced poverty. Schaeffer Center researchers work with legislators on a bipartisan basis to bolster these vital systems, making them more efficient and effective.