Current Awareness in Aging Research (CAAR) Report #123--February 21, 2002

CAAR (Current Awareness in Aging Research) is a weekly email report produced by the Center for Demography of Health and Aging at the University of Wisconsin-Madison that helps researchers keep up to date with the latest developments in the field. For more information, including an archive of back issues and subscription information see:

http://www.ssc.wisc.edu/cdha/caar.html

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I. Data:

1. ICPSR: On February 15 the Inter-University Consortium for Social and Political Research at the University of Michigan released 10 new studies. Of possible interest to researchers in aging is:

AMERICAN HOUSING SURVEY, 1999: NATIONAL MICRODATA (#3204)
CURRENT POPULATION SURVEY, NOVEMBER 1989: UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFIT
COMPENSATION SUPPLEMENT (#3333)
CURRENT POPULATION SURVEY, MAY 1989: UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFIT COMPENSATION SUPPLEMENT (#3332)
SURVEY OF PROGRAM DYNAMICS (SPD) FIRST LONGITUDINAL FILE: DATA YEARS 1992, 1993, 1994, 1996, AND 1997 (#3315)

http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/recadd.html

Note: This is a temporary address. ICPSR studies can always be found at:

http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/search-basic.html

Search on title or study number.
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2. MEPS UPDATE: "Update of MEPS HC-026D: 1998 Hospital Inpatient Stays File," (US Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey, Feb. 11, 2002, , compressed .zip and self-decompressing .exe SAS transport and ASCII format). The update corrects the following problems:

- Files 1 and 2 were updated to correct the length setting of ASCII file. Note: this error did not affect the SAS Transport version of these files, nor the SAS data files constructed from the ASCII version of these files.
- File 1 was updated to correct the value for ERHEVIDX .
- The variable ERHSEVID was deleted from File 1.
- File 2 was updated to correct for the rounded value of the variable WTDPER98, resulting in very minor difference in values. Note: this error did not affect the ASCII version of this file, nor the SAS data files constructed from the ASCII version of this file.

http://www.meps.ahrq.gov/Data_Pub/updates/hc_udnote26d.htm
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II. Reports and articles:

3. SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION OFFICE OF POLICY -- REPORT: "Income of the Population 55 or Older, 2000," (_Social Security Administration, Office of Policy_, February 2002, .pdf and HTML format, 164p.). Note: Tables for this publication (HTML and .pdf format) can be accessed separately or together with the publication. "This report provides a broad income picture of a cross section of the population aged 55 or older, with special emphasis on income of the population aged 65 or older."

http://www.ssa.gov/statistics/incpop55/2000/index.html
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4. DHHS -- GUIDELINES: "2002 Annual Update of the HHS Poverty Guidelines," (US Department of Health and Human Services, February 2002, HTML and .pdf format). To view the announcement that appears in the Feb. 14, 2002 Federal Register go to:

http://www.aoa.dhhs.gov/network/2002/HHS-Poverty-FR021402.html

For additional information about the guidelines (ex. how the guidelines were computed), go to:

http://aspe.os.dhhs.gov/poverty/02poverty.htm
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5. DHHS OIG AUDIT: "Improper Fiscal Year 2001 Medicare Fee-for-Service Payments," (US Department of Health and Human Services (A-17-01-02002) February 2002, .pdf format, 18p.).

Abstract:

This final report points out the results of our review of Fiscal Year (FY) 2001 Medicare fee-for-service claims. Based on our statistical sample, we estimate that improper Medicare benefit payments made during FY 2001 totaled $12.1 billion, or about 6.3 percent of the $191.8 billion in processed fee-for-service payments reported by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). These improper payments, as in past years, could range from reimbursement for services provided but inadequately documented to inadvertent mistakes to outright fraud and abuse. The FY 2001 estimate of improper payments is almost half the $23.2 billion that we first estimated for FY 1996. As a rate of error, the current 6.3 percent estimate is the lowest to date, less than half the 13.8 percent reported for FY 1996. Since we developed the first error rate for FY 1996, CMS has demonstrated continued vigilance in monitoring the error rate and developing appropriate corrective action plans. For example, CMS has worked with provider groups, such as the American Medical Association and the American Hospital Association, to clarify reimbursement rules and to impress upon health care providers the importance of fully documenting services. Such efforts have contributed to the large reduction in the rate. However, continued vigilance is needed to ensure that providers maintain adequate documentation supporting billed services, bill only for services that are medically necessary, and properly code claims. These problems have persisted for the past 6 years.

http://oig.hhs.gov/oas/reports/cms/a0102002.htm

Click on "Complete Text of Report" for full text.
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6. CENSUS BUREAU -- CENSUS 2000 REPORTS:

A. "Population and Housing Profile: 2000 for American Samoa," (US Census Bureau, February 2002, .pdf and Excel format, 573p.). Note: This report"includes Census 2000 data items on age and sex distribution, ethnic origin and race, household relationship, school enrollment, place of birth, income and poverty, and housing occupancy and tenure (whether the occupant owns or rents)." You can access the report from the press release page:

http://www.census.gov/Press-Release/www/2002/cb02cn51.html

Click on "Population and Housing Profile: 2000 for American Samoa" to access the report.

B. "Population and Housing Profile: 2000 for the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (US Census Bureau, February 2002, .pdf and Excel format, 248p.). Note: This report "includes Census 2000 data items on age and sex distribution, ethnic origin and race, household relationship, school enrollment, place of birth, income and poverty, and housing occupancy and tenure (whether the occupant owns or rents)." You can access the report from the press release page:

http://www.census.gov/Press-Release/www/2002/cb02cn57.html

Click on "Population and Housing Profile: 2000 for the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands" to access the report.
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7. US HOUSE COMMITTEE ON GOVERNMENT REFORM, MINORITY OFFICE: "HHS 'Nursing Home Compare' Website Has Major Flaws," (US House Committee on Government Reform, Minority Office, February 21, 2002, .pdf format, 20p.).

From the Executive Summary:

"At the request of Rep. Henry A. Waxman and Sen. Charles E. Grassley, this report examines 'Nursing Home Compare,' the government website that disseminates information about conditions in individual nursing homes. The report finds that 'Nursing Home Compare' has major flaws that can mislead families seeking to find a safe nursing home. The data on 'Nursing Home Compare' does not include tens of thousands of recent violations of federal health standards, including nearly 60% of the violations involving death or serious injury. Many nursing homes with documented violations of federal health standards are incorrectly portrayed on 'Nursing Home Compare' as complying with federal standards."

http://www.house.gov/reform/min/pdfs/pdf_inves/pdf_nursing_compare_rep.pdf

In addition to the report, the Minority Office has created a database that contains data about nursing homes violations found during complaint investigations. You can search the database by going to the Minority Office Web page. Click on the "Complaint Violation search" icon.

http://www.house.gov/reform/min/index.htm
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8. UK DEPARTMENT OF WORK AND PENSIONS - REPORT: "Retirement Pension Summary of Statistics for September 2001," (UK Department of Work and Pensions, February 15, 2002, .pdf format, 45p.). "The publication details numbers of retirement pensioners, broken down by country, government office region, sex and age, plus amounts of state retirement pension in payment."

http://www.dwp.gov.uk/mediacentre/pressreleases/2002/feb/asd1402-rpstatx2.pdf
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9. _PNAS_ ARTICLE ABSTRACT: Note:

A. "Feeding acetyl-L-carnitine and lipoic acid to old rats significantly improves metabolic function while decreasing oxidative stress," by Tory M. Hagen, Jiankang Liu, Jens Lykkesfeldt, Carol M. Wehr, Russell T. Ingersoll, Vladimir Vinarsky, James C. Bartholomew, and Bruce N. Ames (_Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences_, Vol. 99, No. 4, February 19, 2002, .pdf and HTML format, p. 1870-1875).

http://www.pnas.org/cgi/content/abstract/99/4/1870

B. "Age-associated mitochondrial oxidative decay: Improvement of carnitine acetyltransferase substrate-binding affinity and activity in brain by feeding old rats acetyl-L- carnitine and/or R-alpha -lipoic acid," by Jiankang Liu, David W. Killilea, and Bruce N. Ames (_Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences_, Vol. 99, No. 4, February 19, 2002, .pdf and HTML format, p. 1876-1881).

http://www.pnas.org/cgi/content/abstract/99/4/1876

C. "A liposome-based therapeutic vaccine against beta -amyloid plaques on the pancreas of transgenic NORBA mice," by Claude Nicolau, Ruth Greferath, Teodor Silviu Balaban, Jaime E. Lazarte, and Robert J. Hopkins (_Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences_, Vol. 99, No. 4, February 19, 2002, .pdf and HTML format, p. 2332-2337).

http://www.pnas.org/cgi/content/abstract/99/4/2332

D. "Embryonic stem cells develop into functional dopaminergic neurons after transplantation in a Parkinson rat model," by Lars M. Bjrklund, Rosario Snchez-Pernaute, Sangmi Chung, Therese Andersson, Iris Yin Ching Chen, Kevin St. P. McNaught, Anna-Liisa Brownell, Bruce G. Jenkins, Claes Wahlestedt, Kwang-Soo Kim, and Ole Isacson (_Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences_, Vol. 99, No. 4, February 19, 2002, .pdf and HTML format, p. 2344-2349).

http://www.pnas.org/cgi/content/abstract/99/4/2344

E. "Memory loss in old rats is associated with brain mitochondrial decay and RNA/DNA oxidation: Partial reversal by feeding acetyl-L-carnitine and/or R-alpha -lipoic acid." by Jiankang Liu, Elizabeth Head, Afshin M. Gharib, Wenjun Yuan, Russell T. Ingersoll, Tory M. Hagen, Carl W. Cotman, and Bruce N. Ames (_Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences_, Vol. 99, No. 4, February 19, 2002, .pdf and HTML format, p. 2356-2361).

http://www.pnas.org/cgi/content/abstract/99/4/2356
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10. _JAMA_ ARTICLE ABSTRACT, PERSPECTIVES ON CARE AT THE CLOSE OF LIFE, AND MEDICAL NEWS : Note: Full-electronic text of this article may may be available. Check with your organization's library.

A. "Raloxifene and Cardiovascular Events in Osteoporotic Postmenopausal Women Four-Year Results From the MORE (Multiple Outcomes of Raloxifene Evaluation) Randomized Trial," by Elizabeth Barrett-Connor, Deborah Grady, Andreas Sashegyi, Pamela W. Anderson, David A. Cox, Krzysztof Hoszowski, Pentti Rautaharju, and Kristine D. Harper for the MORE Investigators (_Journal of the American Medical Association_, Vol. 287, No. 7, February 20, 2002, .pdf and HTML format, p. 847-857).

http://jama.ama-assn.org/issues/current/abs/joc11015.html

B. "Secondary and Tertiary Palliative Care in US Hospitals," by Charles F. von Gunten (_Journal of the American Medical Association_ Perspectives on Care at the Close of Life, Vol. 287, No. 7, February 20, 2002, .pdf and HTML format, p. 875-881).

http://jama.ama-assn.org/issues/current/abs/jel10002.html

C. "Genome Analysis Yields Mutations Linked to Hereditary Prostate Cancer," by Brian Vastag (_Journal of the American Medical Association_ Medical News, Vol. 287, No. 7, February 20, 2002, .pdf and HTML format, p. 827).

http://jama.ama-assn.org/issues/current/ffull/jmn0220-1.html
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11. _BMJ_ EDITORIAL AND REVIEWS:

A. "Hip protectors," by Ian D. Cameron (_British Medical Journal_ Editorial, Vol. 324, No. 7334, February 16, 2002, .pdf and HTML format, p. 375-376).

http://bmj.com/cgi/content/full/324/7334/375

B. "The PSA Storm," by Gavin Yamey and Michael Wilkes (_British Medical Journal_ Review, Vol. 324, No. 7334, February 16, 2002, .pdf and HTML format, p. 431).

http://bmj.com/cgi/content/short/324/7334/431
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12. THE COMMONWEALTH FUND -- REPORTS:

A. "Out-of-Pocket Health Care Expenses for Medicare HMO Beneficiaries: Estimates by Health Status, 1999-2001," by Lori Achman and Marsha Gold (The Commonwealth Fund Report No. 494, February 2002, .pdf format, 22p.).

http://www.cmwf.org/programs/medfutur/achman_OOP_494.pdf

B. "Medicare+Choice 1999-2001: An Analysis of Managed Care Plan Withdrawals and Trends in Benefits and Premiums," by Lori Achman and Marsha Gold (The Commonwealth Fund Report No. 497, February 2002, .pdf format, 40p.).

http://www.cmwf.org/programs/medfutur/achman_m+cwithdrawals_497.pdf
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13. KAISER FAMILY FOUNDATION -- REPORT: "Prescription Drug Discount Cards: Current Programs and Issues," (Kaiser Family Foundation, February 2002, .pdf format, 48p.). Note: "This report describes the range of existing discount card programs run by both private sponsors and state governments and provides background information on the implications of this approach to assisting Medicare beneficiaries with their prescription drug bills."

http://www.kff.org/content/2002/6014/

Click on "Report" to access electronic full-text.
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14. URBAN INSTITUTE -- REPORT: "Medicaid and End-of-Life Care," by Jane Tilly and Joshua Wiener (_Urban Institute_, 2001, HTML and .pdf format, 36p.).

From the Executive Summary:

Medicaid provides health- and long-term care coverage to children, young adults, and older people with low incomes and few assets, or those impoverished by the high costs of health care. Especially through its funding for long-term care services-such as nursing home, home care, and hospice-Medicaid is a major source of financing for end-of-life care, the period of time when patients are terminally ill.

http://www.urban.org/health/Medicaid.html

Click on "Portable Document Format" to access the .pdf version of the report.
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15. IMPACT PRESS VIA ALTERNET: "Four Lies About Social Security," by Chris Hartman (Impact Press via Alternet, Feb. 19, 2002).

http://www.alternet.org/story.html?StoryID=12436

More on Alternet:

http://www.alternet.org/

More on Impact Press:

http://www.impactpress.com/index.shtml
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16. _FORBES_ ARTICLE:

A. "What's Really Wrong with 401(k)s," by Scott Woolley (_Forbes_, March 3, 2002).

http://www.forbes.com/forbes/2002/0304/046a.html

B. "More Ploys," by Elizabeth MacDonald with Daniel Kruger (_Forbes_, March 3, 2002).

http://www.forbes.com/forbes/2002/0304/106.html
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17. AARP PERIODICAL: Selected articles from the February 2002 _AARP Bulletin_ are available from the _AARP Bulletin_ website.

http://www.aarp.org/bulletin/toc.html

Note: this is a temporary address. When the next _AARP Bulletin_ becomes available, this one will be available from the "previous issues" link.
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III. Working Papers:

18. US CENSUS BUREAU -- SIPP WORKING PAPER: "Home Equity, Wealth, and Financial Assets of U.S. Households in 1995," by Joseph M. Anderson (Census Bureau Survey of Income and Program Participation Working Paper 237, February 2002, .pdf format, 262p., 193 tables).

Executive Summary excerpt:

This report describes patterns of homeownership, home equity, and other assets and debts of U.S. households in 1995. The report presents the results of analysis of data on the homeownership, wealth, income, and socioeconomic characteristics of U.S. households in 1995. These data were collected by the U.S. Bureau of the Census in the Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP). The SIPP provides data on the income, assets, and demographic characteristics of large representative samples of the non-institutionalized population of the United States.

http://www.census.gov/dusd/MAB/wp237.pdf
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19. NBER:

A. "How Does Job Loss Affect the Timing of Retirement?" by Sewin Chan and Ann Huff Stevens (National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper No. 8780, February 2002, .pdf format, 35p.).

Abstract:

We use the Health and Retirement Study to examine the effects of job loss on factors affecting retirement incentives, including earnings, assets and pensions. We then estimate models of the retirement decision, which take into account the incentive to retire and any additional effects of displacement that are not captured by retirement incentives. There are substantial effects of displacement on retirement incentives as the result of changes to both earnings and pensions. Displacement significantly increases the probability of retirement, but only a small fraction of the displacement-induced changes in retirement behavior and labor force participation are the result of workers responding to these altered retirement incentives.

http://papers.nber.org/papers/W8780

Click on "PDF" or submit your email address for full text.

B. "Conditional Performance Measurement Using Portfolio Weights: Evidence for Pension Funds," by Wayne Ferson and Kenneth Khang (National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper No. 8790, February 2002, .pdf format, 58p.).

Abstract:

This paper combines the use of portfolio holdings data and conditioning information to create a new performance measure. Our conditional weight-based measure has several advantages. Using conditioning information avoids biases in weight-based measures as discussed by Grinblatt and Titman (1993). When conditioning information is used, returns-based measures face a bias if managers can trade between observation dates. The new measures avoid this interim trading bias. We use the new measures to provide fresh insights about performance in a sample of U.S. equity pension fund managers.

http://papers.nber.org/papers/W8790

Click on "PDF" or submit your email address for full text.
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20. CENTER FOR ECONOMIC STUDIES AND IFO INSTITUTE FOR ECONOMIC RESEARCH UNIVERSITY OF MUNICH: "The Budgeting and Economic Consequences of Ageing in the Netherlands," by Roel Beetsma, Leon Bettendorf, and Peter Broer (CESifo Working Paper No. 630, December 2001, .pdf format, 29p.)

Abstract:

The costs of population ageing are primarily reflected in larger expenditures on pensions and health care. This paper explores the consequences of ageing for the Netherlands in a baseline scenario simulated with a dynamic general equilibrium model. We discuss the sensitivity of the results under alternative projections for population ageing. We explore also the effects of three types of social security reform: a reduction in benefits, an increase in the retirement age and smoothing of the public pension premium over time. We find that the welfare effects of ageing and the reforms are substantial.

You can also download this report from the CSEifo Working Paper Page. Go to:

http://www.lrz-muenchen.de/~ces/c02_paper2001.htm

Scroll to Paper No. 630 and click on "Download"

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IV. Journal Tables of Contents (check your library for availability):

21. Age and Ageing (Vol. 31, No. 1, January 2002). Note: Electronic full-text of this journal may be available. Check with your organization's library.

http://ageing.oupjournals.org/
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22. Journal of Marriage and the Family (Vol. 64, No. 1, February 2002). Abstracts available at the site. Full electronic text of this journal is available in the ProQuest Research Library database.

http://ncfr.allenpress.com/ncfronline/?request=get-toc&issn=0022-2445&volume=064&issue=01
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23. Journal of Pension Economics and Finance. (Cambridge Journals) This is a new journal that will be published for the first time in March 2002 (issues will also be published in July and November). For more information about this journal go to:

http://uk.cambridge.org/journals/pef/
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24. INGENTA Tables of Contents: INGENTA provides fee based document delivery services for selected journals.

A. Point your browser to:

http://www.ingenta.com/

B. click on "Search Options"
C. Type the Journal Name in the "Publication title" search box and click the radio button "Words in Title"
D. View the table of contents for the issue noted.

Canadian Journal of Aging (Vol. 20, No. 4, 2001).

Educational Gerontology (Vol. 28, No. 1, 2002). Note: Full electronic text of this journal is available in the EBSCO Host Academic Search Elite database. Check your library for the availability of this database and this issue.

Journal of Aging and Health (Vol. 14, No. 1, 2002). Note: Full electronic text of this journal is available in the ProQuest Research Library database. Check your library for the availability of this database and this issue.

Journal of Aging and Identity (Vol. 4, No. 4, 2001).

Journal of Aging and Social Policy (Vol. 12, No. 4, 2001).

Social Work (Vol. 47, No. 1, 2002). Note: Full electronic text of this journal is available in the ProQuest Research Library database. Check your library for the availability of this database and this issue.
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25. AMEDEO MEDICAL LITERATURE: Note: "AMEDEO has been created to serve the needs of healthcare professionals, including physicians, nurses, pharmacists, administrators, other members of the health professions, and patients and their friends. They can easily access timely, relevant information within their respective fields... All AMEDEO services are free of charge. This policy was made possible thanks to generous unrestricted educational grants provided by AMGEN, Berlex, Eisai, Glaxo Wellcome, Novartis, Pfizer, Roche, and Schering AG."

A. Osteoporosis: Literature for the week of February 19, 2002:

http://www.amedeo.com/medicine/ost.htm

B. Alzheimer's Disease: Literature for the week of February 19, 2002:

http://www.amedeo.com/medicine/ad.htm

C. Parkinson's Disease: Literature for the week of February 19, 2002:

http://www.amedeo.com/medicine/pd.htm

AMADEO Literature Guide:

http://www.amedeo.com/index.htm

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V. Funding Opportunities:

26. NIH:

A. "Structural Biology of Membrane Proteins," (US National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Aging in conjunction with other agencies, PA-02-060, February 11, 2002).

http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-02-060.html

B. "NINDS Institutional Center Core Grants to Support Neuroscience Research," (US National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, PAR-02-059, February 11, 2002).

http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-02-059.html

C. "Molecular Targets for Nutrients on Prostate Cancer Prevention," (US National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute, RFA-CA-03-003, February 13, 2002).

http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-CA-03-003.html
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VI. Conferences:

27. UNITED NATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE FOR SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT: "Ageing Development, and Social Protection," a conference to be held April 8-9, 2002 in Madrid, Spain. This UNRISD conference is being held in conjunction with the Second World Assembly on Aging (April 8-12, Madrid). The conference will focus on three areas: "development trajectories, social change and well-being in later life; formal social protection and older people; and, older people and the care economy." For more information about the conference go to:

http://www.unrisd.org/engindex/conf/ageing.htm
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VII. Legislation Information Updates:

28. US HOUSE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND COMMERCE, SUBCOMMITTEE ON HEALTH:"Medicare Payment Policy: Ensuring Stability and Access Through Physician Payments," a hearing held February 14, 2002 (US House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Health, HTML, Real Audio, and Windows Media format). Note: To access the testimony submitted by the witnesses, click on the name of the witness.

http://energycommerce.house.gov/107/hearings/02142002Hearing488/hearing.htm

To listen to the hearing in Real Audio or Window Media format (approximately 2 1/2 hours running time), go to the Kaiser Family Foundation web site:

http://www.kaisernetwork.org/health_cast/hcast_index.cfm?display=detail&hc=463
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29. SUBCOMMITTEE ON SOCIAL SECURITY, US HOUSE COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS -- HEARING PUBLICATION: "Misleading Mailing Targeted to Seniors," a hearing held July 26, 2001 (US House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Social Security, Serial No. 107-44, HTML and .pdf format, 201p.).

http://www.access.gpo.gov/congress/house/house19ch107.html

Scroll down to or "find in page" "107-44".
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30. SUBCOMMITTEE ON HEALTH, US HOUSE COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS -- HEARING PUBLICATION: "The 'Medicare Regulatory and Contracting Reform Act of 2001,'" a hearing held September 25, 2001 (US House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Health, Serial No. 107-45, HTML and .pdf format, 108p.).

http://www.access.gpo.gov/congress/house/house19ch107.html

Scroll down to or "find in page" "107-45".
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31. US SENATE FINANCE COMMITTEE -- HEARING PUBLICATIONS:

A. "Medicare Governance: Perspectives on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (Formerly HCFA)," a hearing held June 19, 2001 (US Senate Finance Committee, Senate Hearing 107-241, .pdf format, 179p.).

http://www.senate.gov/~finance/75560.pdf

B. "Medicare and Managed Care: Finding Successful Solutions," a hearing held April 3, 2001 (US Senate Finance Committee, Senate Hearing 107-251, .pdf format, 62p.).

http://www.senate.gov/~finance/73063.pdf
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32. US HOUSE BUDGET COMMITTEE HEARING PUBLICATION: "Medicare: The Need for Reform," a hearing held Jul. 25, 2001 (US House Serial Publication No. 107-15, ASCII text and .pdf format, 97p.).

http://www.access.gpo.gov/congress/house/house04ch107.html

Scroll to or "find in page" "107-15" (without the quotes).

Thanks,

Charlie

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Charlie Fiss
Information Manager
Center for Demography and Ecology and
Center for Demography of Health and Aging
Rm. 4470A Social Science Bldg
1180 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706-1393
Phone: (608) 265-9240
Fax: (608) 262-8400
Email: fiss@ssc.wisc.edu

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