“God’s new waiting rooms: Why the old (in UK) are moving inland” (Mar. 17, 2012).
March 15, 2012
“Percentage of Hospitalizations, by Expected Payment Source and Hospital Locality — National Hospital Discharge Survey, United States, 2009″ (US Centers for Disease Control, vOL. 61, No. 10, Mar. 17, 2012, HTML and .pdf format, p. 179).
CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Inspector General Report – March 15, 2012
“Questionable Billing for Medicare Independent Diagnostic Testing Facility Services,” (OEI-09-09-00380, March 2012, .pdf format, 20p.).
CAAR – US Centers For Medicare And Medicaid Services Medicare Statistical Supplement Update – March 15, 2012
CMS’ Medicare and Medicaid Statistical Supplement has recently been updated (tables available in .zip compressed .pdf and Microsoft Excel format):
– Personal Health Care Expenditures (tables 1.1 to 1.4).
– Medicare Program Payments (tables 3.1 to 3.6).
“Public service pension reform – 2010 onwards,” by Djuna Thurley (SN05768, March 2012, .pdf format, 46p.).
A. “Employed labour force is ageing,” (March 2012).
B. “Physical limitations prevent over-75s from leaving the house,” (March 2012).
CAAR – Institute For Research and Information in Health Economics [IRDES] Working Paper – March 15, 2012
“Employed and Happy despite Weak Health? Labour Market Participation and Job Quality of Older Workers with Disabilities,” by Catherine Pollak (Working Paper No. 45, March 2012, .pd format, 40p.). Note: Links to the abstract and full-text can be found at:
“Prostate-Cancer Mortality at 11 Years of Follow-up,” by Fritz H. Schroder, Jonas Hugosson, Monique J. Roobol, Teuvo L.J. Tammela, Stefano Ciatto, Vera Nelen, Maciej Kwiatkowski, Marcos Lujan, Hans Lilja, Marco Zappa, Louis J. Denis, Franz Recker, Alvaro Paez, Liisa Maattanen, Chris H. Bangma, Gunnar Aus, Sigrid Carlsson, Arnauld Villers, Xavier Rebillard, Theodorus van der Kwast, Paula M. Kujala, Bert G. Blijenberg, Ulf-Hakan Stenman, Andreas Huber, Kimmo Taari, Matti Hakama, Sue M. Moss, Harry J. de Koning, and Anssi Auvinen, M.D. for the ERSPC Investigators (Vol. 366, No. 11, March 15, 2012, p. 981-990).
“Global Perspectives on Multigenerational Households and Intergenerational Relations,” (March 2012, .pdf format, 40p.).
“Persistent Challenges to Providing Quality Care,” (March 2012, .pdf format, 22p.).
A. “2012 Lifespan Respite Care Program: Grants to States,” (HHS-2012-AoA-LR-1203, .pdf and Word format, deadline for submission is May 14, 2012, 55p.).
B. “2012 Lifespan Respite Care Program: Building Integrated & Sustainable Lifespan Respite Care Programs,” (HHS-2012-AoA-LI-1205, .pdf and Word format, deadline for submission is May 14, 2012, 55p.).
C. “FY 2012 Lifespan Respite Care Program – Competing Program Expansion Supplements,” (HHS-2012-AoA-LR-1206, .pdf and Word format, deadline for submission is May 14, 2012, 47p.).