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September 5, 2017

CAAR – Grantmakers in Aging Report – September 5, 2017

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:06 pm

Heartache, Pain, and Hope: Rural Communities, Older People, and the Opioid Crisis: An Introduction for Funders,” (August 2017, .pdf format, 21p.).

www.giaging.org/documents/170823_GIA_Rural_Opioid_Paper_FINAL_for_web.pdf

July 13, 2017

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services Brief – July 13, 2017

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Opioids in Medicare Part D: Concerns about Extreme Use and Questionable Prescribing,” (OEI-02-17-00250, July 2017, .pdf format, 16p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/oei-02-17-00250.asp

April 5, 2017

CAAR – US Senate Special Committee on Aging Hearing Testimony – April 5, 2017

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Grandparents to the Rescue: Raising Grandchildren in the Opioid Crisis and Beyond,” a hearing held March 21, 2017 (witness statement available in .pdf format, video of the full hearing available at the site, running time 1 hour 39 minutes). Note: Hearing begins at the 14:32 mark.

www.aging.senate.gov/hearings/grandparents-to-the-rescue-raising-grandchildren-in-the-opioid-crisis-and-beyond

February 13, 2017

CAAR – National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper – February 13, 2017

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Links to an abstract are available. For full text availability check your organization’s library.

A. “Did Medicaid Expansion Reduce Medical Divorce?” by David Slusky and Donna Ginther (w23139, February 2017, .pdf format, 8p.).

www.nber.org/papers/w23139

B. “The Effect of Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs on Opioid Utilization in Medicare,” by Thomas C. Buchmueller and Colleen Carey (w23148, February 2017, .pdf format, p.).

www.nber.org/papers/w23148

October 17, 2016

CAAR – Rand Corporation Labor and Population Center Working Paper – October 17, 2016

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How Increasing Medical Access to Opioids Contributes to the Opioid Epidemic: Evidence from Medicare Part D,” by David Powell, Rosalie Liccardo Pacula, and Erin Audrey Taylor (WR-1169, September 2016, .pdf format, 52p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

www.rand.org/pubs/working_papers/WR1169.html

June 23, 2016

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Brief – June 23, 2016

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High Part D Spending on Opioids and Substantial Growth in Compounded Drugs Raise Concerns,” (OEI-02-16-00290, June 2016, .pdf format, 13p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/oei-02-16-00290.asp

February 24, 2016

CAAR – US Senate Special Committee on Aging Hearing Testimony – February 24, 2016

Filed under: Legislation Information Updates — Tags: — admin @ 4:42 pm

Opioid Use Among Seniors – Issues and Emerging Trends,” a hearing held February 24, 2016 (witness statement available in .pdf format, video of the full hearing available at the site, running time 1 hour 47 minutes). Note: Hearing begins at the 13:54 mark.

www.aging.senate.gov/hearings/opioid-use-among-seniors_issues-and-emerging-trends

February 3, 2016

CAAR – US Senate Special Committee on Aging Hearing Testimony – February 3, 2016

Filed under: Legislation Information Updates — Tags: , — admin @ 4:50 pm

Fighting Against a Growing Epidemic: Opioid Misuse and Abuse Among Older Americans,” a hearing held February 1, 2016 (witness statements available in .pdf format).

www.aging.senate.gov/hearings/fighting-against-a-growing-epidemic-opioid-misuse-and-abuse-among-older-americans

January 19, 2016

CAAR – US Senate Special Committee on Aging Hearing Testimony – January 19, 2016

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Fighting Against a Growing Epidemic: Reducing the Misuse and Abuse of Opioids in America,” a hearing held January 19, 2016 (witness statements available in .pdf format).

www.aging.senate.gov/hearings/field-hearing_-fighting-against-a-growing-epidemic-reducing-the-misuse-and-abuse-of-opioids-in-america

April 7, 2015

CAAR – National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper – April 7, 2015

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Links to an abstract are available. For full text availability check your organization’s library. “Does Prescription Drug Coverage Increase Opioid Abuse? Evidence from Medicare Part D,” by Rosalie Liccardo Pacula, David Powell, and Erin Taylor (w21072, April 2015, .pdf format, 43p.).

www.nber.org/papers/w21072

February 28, 2014

CAAR – British Medical Journal Articles – February 28, 2014

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , , — admin @ 4:27 pm

A. “Opioid prescribing by multiple providers in Medicare: retrospective observational study of insurance claims,” by Anupam B. Jena, Dana Goldman, Leonard D. Schaeffer, Lesley Weaver, and Pinar Karaca-Mandic (Vol. 348, No. 7947, March 1, 2014, BMJ 2014;348:g1393, .pdf and HTML format).

www.bmj.com/content/348/bmj.g1393

B. “Comparative effectiveness of radical prostatectomy and radiotherapy in prostate cancer: observational study of mortality outcomes,” by Prasanna Sooriakumaran, Tommy Nyberg, Olof Akre, Leif Haendler, Inge Heus, Mats Olsson, Stefan Carlsson, Monique J. Roobol, Gunnar Steineck, and Peter Wiklund (Vol. 348, No. 7947, March 1, 2014, BMJ 2014;348:g1502, .pdf and HTML format).

www.bmj.com/content/348/bmj.g1502

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