May 13, 2020

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Service, Office of Inspector General Report – May 13, 2020

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Medicare Part D Beneficiaries at Serious Risk of Opioid Misuse or Overdose: A Closer Look,” (OEI-02-19-00130, May 2020, .pdf format, 24p.).

CAAR – Journal of the American Medical Association Article Abstracts – May 13, 2020

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A. “Association Between Initiation of Pulmonary Rehabilitation After Hospitalization for COPD and 1-Year Survival Among Medicare Beneficiaries,” by Peter K. Lindenauer, Mihaela S. Stefan, Penelope S. Pekow, Kathleen M. Mazor, Aruna Priya, Kerry A. Spitzer, Tara C. Lagu, Quinn R. Pack, Victor M. Pinto-Plata, and Richard ZuWallack (Vol. 323, No. 18, May 12, 2020, p. 1813-1823).

B. “Effect of Biomechanical Footwear on Knee Pain in People With Knee Osteoarthritis: The BIOTOK Randomized Clinical Trial,” by Stephan Reichenbach, David T. Felson, Cesar A. Hincapie, Sarah Heldner, Lukas Bütikofer, Armando Lenz, Bruno R. da Costa, Harald M. Bonel, Richard K. Jones, Gillian A. Hawker, and Peter Jüni (Vol. 323, No. 18, May 12, 2020, p. 1802-1812).

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – May 13, 2020

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Psychometric testing of the Fall Risks for Older People in the Community screening tool (FROP-Com screen) for community-dwelling people with stroke,” by Shamay S. M. Ng, Tai-Wa Liu, Patrick W. H. Kwong, Ho-Man Choy, Terence Y. K. Fong, Justine Y. C. Lee, Yi-Li Tan, Gary Y. H. Tong, Crystal C. Y. Wong, Cynthia Y. Y. Lai, and Mimi M. Y. Tse (PLoS ONE 15(5): e0233045., XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 9p.).

CAAR – Medical Expenditure Panel Survey Data Release – May 13, 2020

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The US Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has released a new MEPS data file (April 2020, data in .zip or self decompressing [.exe] ASCII text and SAS Transport format, with documentation in HTML and .pdf format, and Stats, SAS and SPSS programming statements in ASCII format).

MEPS HC-205: 2019 P23R3/P24R1 Population Characteristics

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