July 28, 2021

CAAR – US Government Accountability Office Report – July 28, 2021

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Medicare Advantage: Beneficiary Disenrollments to Fee-for-Service in Last Year of Life Increase Medicare Spending,” (GAO-21-482, June 2021, .pdf format, 40p.).

CAAR – US Senate Finance Committee Hearing Testimony – July 28, 2021

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Building on Bipartisan Retirement Legislation: How Can Congress Help?” a hearing held July 28, 2021 (hearing testimony available in .pdf format, video of the full hearing available at the site, running time 2 hours 9 minutes). Note: The hearing begins at the 26:45 mark.

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Articles – July 28, 2021

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A. “Prevalence of loneliness amongst older people in high-income countries: A systematic review and meta-analysis,” by Kavita Chawla, Tafadzwa Patience Kunonga, Daniel Stow, Robert Barker, Dawn Craig, and Barbara Hanratty (PLoS ONE 16(7): e0255088., XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 15p.).

B. “The Mean Unfulfilled Lifespan (MUL): A new indicator of the impact of mortality shocks on the individual lifespan, with application to mortality reversals induced by COVID-19,” by Patrick Heuveline ( PLoS ONE 16(7): e0254925., HTML, XML, and .pdf format, 16.).

CAAR – Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) [University of Bonn, Germany] Working Paper – July 28, 2021

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Health, Retirement and Economic Shocks,” by Mario Martinez-Jimenez, Bruce Hollingsworth, and Eugenio Zucchelli (Discussion Paper No. 14574, July 2021, .pdf format, 35p.). Note: A link to the abstract and the full-text of this paper is available at:

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