CDHA CAAR

January 8, 2018

CAAR – Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research/National Archive of Criminal Justice Data Release – January 8, 2018

Filed under: Data Files — Tags: , , — admin @ 5:08 pm

ICPSR/NACJD announced the release of two new datasets on January 7, 2018. Note: Some ICPSR studies are available only to ICPSR member institutions. To find out whether your organization is a member, and whether or not it supports ICPSR Direct downloading, see:

www.icpsr.umich.edu/icpsrweb/membership/administration/institutions

– Identification of Risk and Preventive Factors for Elder Financial Exploitation, Los Angeles, 2014-2015 (36415)

www.icpsr.umich.edu/icpsrweb/NACJD/studies/36415/version/1

– Elder Abuse in the 2010 National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS) (36808)

www.icpsr.umich.edu/icpsrweb/NACJD/studies/36808/version/1

December 12, 2017

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Report – December 12, 2017

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 4:56 pm

Medicaid Fraud Control Units: Investigation and Prosecution of Fraud and Beneficiary Abuse in Medicaid Personal Care Services,” (OEI-12-16-00500, December 2017, .pdf format, 11p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/oei-12-16-00500.asp

December 7, 2017

CAAR – US Government Accountability Office Report – December 7, 2017

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , , — admin @ 4:42 pm

Medicare and Medicaid: CMS Needs to Fully Align Its Antifraud Efforts with the Fraud Risk Framework,” (GAO-18-88, December 2017, .pdf format, 63p.).

www.gao.gov/products/GAO-18-88

September 29, 2017

CAAR – US Government Accountability Office Report – September 29, 2017

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 4:51 pm

Medicare: CMS Fraud Prevention System Uses Claims Analysis to Address Fraud,” (GAO-17-710, August 2017, .pdf format, 32p.).

www.gao.gov/products/GAO-17-710

May 2, 2017

CAAR – US House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Hearing Testimony – May 2, 2017

Filed under: Legislation Information Updates — Tags: , — admin @ 5:19 pm

Combating Waste, Fraud, and Abuse in Medicaid’s Personal Care Services Program,” a hearing held May 2, 2017 (witness statement available in .pdf format, video of the full hearing available at the site, running time 1 hour 50 minutes). Note: Hearing begins at the 4:09 mark.

energycommerce.house.gov/hearings-and-votes/hearings/combating-waste-fraud-and-abuse-medicaid-s-personal-care-services

April 27, 2017

CAAR – US House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Social Security Hearing Testimony – April 27, 2017

Filed under: Legislation Information Updates — Tags: , , — admin @ 4:47 pm

Hearing on Stopping Disability Fraud: Risk, Prevention, and Detection,” a hearing held April 26, 2017 (witness statements available .pdf format, video of the full hearing available at the site, running time 1 hour and 4 minutes). Note: Hearing begins at the 5:22 mark

waysandmeans.house.gov/event/hearing-stopping-disability-fraud-risk-prevention-detection/

CAAR – US Government Accountability Office Report – April 27, 2017

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , , — admin @ 4:46 pm

SSA Disability Benefits: Comprehensive Strategic Approach Needed to Enhance Antifraud Activities,” (GAO-17-228, April 2017, .pdf format, 38p.).

www.gao.gov/products/GAO-17-228

February 15, 2017

CAAR – US Senate Special Committee on Aging Hearing Testimony – February 15, 2017

Filed under: Legislation Information Updates — Tags: , — admin @ 5:23 pm

Stopping Senior Scams: Developments in Financial Fraud Affecting Seniors,” a hearing held February 15, 2017 (witness statements available in .pdf format, video of the full hearing available at the site, running time 1 hour 47 minutes). Note: Hearing begins at the 17:15 mark.

www.aging.senate.gov/hearings/stopping-senior-scams-developments-in-financial-fraud-affecting-seniors-

February 3, 2017

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – February 3, 2017

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 5:23 pm

Phishing suspiciousness in older and younger adults: The role of executive functioning,” by Brandon E. Gavett, Rui Zhao, Samantha E. John, Cara A. Bussell, Jennifer R. Roberts, and Chuan Yue (PLoS ONE 12(2): e0171620. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0171620, HTML, XML, and .pdf format, 16p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0171620

November 30, 2016

CAAR – US Senate Special Committee on Aging Hearing Testimony – November 30, 2016

Filed under: Legislation Information Updates — Tags: , — admin @ 5:00 pm

Trust Betrayed: Financial Abuse of Older Americans by Guardians and Others in Power,” a hearing held November 30, 2016 (witness statements available in .pdf format, video of the full hearing available at the site, running time 1 hour 29 minutes).

www.aging.senate.gov/hearings/trust-betrayed_financial-abuse-of-older-americans-by-guardians-and-others-in-power

October 3, 2016

CAAR – Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research Data/National Archive of Computerized Data on Aging/National Archive of Criminal Justice Data Release – October 3, 2016

Filed under: Data Files — Tags: , , — admin @ 5:01 pm

ICPSR’s National Archive of Computerized Data on Aging/National Archive of Criminal Justice Data announced the release of the following new dataset that may be of interest to researchers of aging on October 2, 2016. Note: Some ICPSR studies are available only to ICPSR member institutions. To find out whether your organization is a member, and whether or not it supports ICPSR Direct downloading, see:

www.icpsr.umich.edu/icpsrweb/membership/administration/institutions

Consumer Financial Exploitation of the Elderly in Arizona and Florida, 2010-2011 (ICPSR 34925)

www.icpsr.umich.edu/icpsrweb/NACJD/studies/34925/version/1

July 14, 2016

CAAR – University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School, Pension Research Council Working Papers – July 14, 2016

Filed under: Working Papers — Tags: , , — admin @ 4:27 pm

Note: Free registration is required to access any content.

A. “Time Discounting and Economic Decision-making among the Elderly,” by David Huffman, Raimond Maurer, and Olivia S. Mitchell (WP2016-5, July 2016, .pdf format, 38p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

www.pensionresearchcouncil.org/publications/document.php?file=1343

B. “Aging and Financial Victimization: How Should the Financial Service Industry Respond?” by Marguerite DeLiema and Martha Deevy (WP2016-4, July 2016, .pdf format, 44p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

www.pensionresearchcouncil.org/publications/document.php?file=1342

June 16, 2016

CAAR – US Senate Special Committee on Aging Hearing Testimony – June 16, 2016

Filed under: Legislation Information Updates — Tags: , — admin @ 3:32 pm

Closing the Gap: Innovations to Promote Americans’ Financial Security,” a hearing held June 15, 2016 (witness statements available in .pdf format, video of the full hearing available at the site, running time 1 hour 6 minutes). Note: Hearing begins at the 16:02 mark.

www.aging.senate.gov/hearings/closing-the-gap-innovations-to-promote-americans-financial-security

May 24, 2016

CAAR – US House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Health Hearing Testimony – May 24, 2016

Filed under: Legislation Information Updates — Tags: , , — admin @ 5:05 pm

Medicare and Medicaid Program Integrity: Combating Improper Payments and Ineligible Providers,” a hearing held May 24, 2016 (witness statements available for .pdf format, video of the full hearing available at the site, running time 1 hour 51 minutes). Hearing begins at the :13 mark and ends at the 1:52:24 mark.

energycommerce.house.gov/hearings-and-votes/hearings/medicare-and-medicaid-program-integrity-combatting-improper-payments-and

April 28, 2016

CAAR – AARP Public Policy Institute Report – April 28, 2016

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 4:35 pm

Preventing Exploitation: Five Banks Leading the Fight,” by Jilenne Gunther (April 2016, .pdf format, 6p.).

www.aarp.org/ppi/info-2016/preventing-exploitation-five-banks-leading-the-fight.html

March 22, 2016

CAAR – US Senate Special Committee on Aging Hearing Testimony – March 22, 2016

Filed under: Legislation Information Updates — Tags: , — admin @ 4:20 pm

Senior Scams: What Are They and How Can People Avoid Them,” a hearing held March 21, 2016 (witness statements available in .pdf format).

www.aging.senate.gov/hearings/senior-scams-what-are-they-and-how-can-people-avoid-them

March 3, 2016

CAAR – AARP Public Policy Institute Report – March 3, 2016

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 4:35 pm

Snapshots: Banks Empowering Customers and Fighting Exploitation,” by Jilenne Gunther (March 2016, .pdf format, 12p.).

www.aarp.org/ppi/info-2015/snapshots-banks-empowering-customers-and%20fighting-exploitation.html

February 16, 2016

CAAR – AARP Public Policy Institute Report – February 16, 2016

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 5:00 pm

AARP’s BankSafe Report: Evidence Consumers Want Their Financial Institution to Fight Exploitation,” by Jilenne Gunther (February 2016, .pdf format, 13p.).

www.aarp.org/ppi/info-2015/age-friendly-banking-an-initiative-promoting-the-financial-resilience-of-people-age-50.html

February 11, 2016

CAAR – US Senate Special Committee on Aging Hearing Testimony – February 11, 2016

Filed under: Legislation Information Updates — Tags: — admin @ 4:54 pm

The hearing will unveil and examine a new, troubling scam by global drug traffickers perpetrated against our nation’s seniors,” a hearing held February 10, 2016 (witness statement available in .pdf format, video of the full hearing available at the site, running time 1 hour 41 minutes). Note: Hearing begins at the 13:50 mark.

www.aging.senate.gov/hearings/the-hearing-will-unveil-and-examine-a-new-troubling-scam-by-global-drug-traffickers-perpetrated-against-our-nations-seniors

October 23, 2015

CAAR – US House Energy and Commerce Committee, Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Hearing Testimony – October 23, 2015

Filed under: Legislation Information Updates — Tags: — admin @ 4:46 pm

Fighting Fraud Against the Elderly, an Update,” a hearing held October 23, 2015 (witness statements available in .pdf format, video of the full hearing available at the site, running time 2 hours 14 minutes). Note: Hearing begins at the 9:45 mark.

energycommerce.house.gov/hearing/fighting-fraud-against-elderly-update

October 21, 2015

CAAR – US Senate Special Committee on Aging Hearing Testimony – October 21, 2015

Filed under: Legislation Information Updates — Tags: , — admin @ 5:04 pm

Virtual Victims: When Computer Tech Support Becomes a Scam,” a hearing held October 21, 2015 (witness statements available in .pdf format, video of the full hearing available at the site, running time 40 minutes 39 seconds).

www.aging.senate.gov/hearings/virtual-victims-when-computer-tech-support-becomes-a-scam

July 22, 2015

CAAR – US Senate Special Committee on Aging Hearing Testimony – July 22, 2015

Filed under: Legislation Information Updates — Tags: , — admin @ 5:02 pm

The Doctor’s Not In: Combating Medicare Provider Enrollment Fraud,” a hearing held July 22, 2015 (witness statements available in .pdf format, video of the full hearing available in Flash format, running time 1 hour 53 minutes). Note: Hearing begins at the 18:20 mark.

www.aging.senate.gov/hearings/the-doctors-not-in-combating-medicare-provider-enrollment-fraud

June 10, 2015

CAAR – US Senate Special Committee on Aging Hearing Testimony – June 10, 2015

Filed under: Legislation Information Updates — Tags: — admin @ 4:49 pm

Ringing Off the Hook: Examining the Proliferation of Unwanted Calls,” a hearing held June 10, 2015 (witness statements available in .pdf format, video of the full hearing available in Flash format, running time 1 hour 22 minutes). Note: Hearing begins at the 15:55 mark.

www.aging.senate.gov/hearings/ringing-off-the-hook_examining-the-proliferation-of-unwanted-calls

May 5, 2015

CAAR – US Senate Committee on Finance Hearing Testimony – May 5, 2015

Filed under: Legislation Information Updates — Tags: , — admin @ 4:40 pm

Creating a More Efficient and Level Playing Field: Audit and Appeals Issues in Medicare,” a hearing held April 28, 2015 (witness statements available in .pdf format, video of the full hearing available in Flash format, running time 1 hour 3 minutes). Note: The hearing begins at the 15:40 mark.

www.finance.senate.gov/hearings/hearing/?id=d29af43d-5056-a032-526a-1de427f91aeb

April 16, 2015

CAAR – US Senate Special Committee on Aging Hearing Testimony – April 16, 2015

Filed under: Legislation Information Updates — Tags: — admin @ 4:17 pm

Catch Me If You Can: The IRS Impersonation Scam and The Government’s Response,” a hearing held April 15, 2015 (witness statements available in .pdf format, video of the full hearing available in Flash format, running time 1 hour 41 minutes). Note: The hearing begins at the 18:11 mark.

www.aging.senate.gov/hearings/catch-me-if-you-can_the-irs-impersonation-scam-and-the-goverments-response

February 4, 2015

CAAR – US Senate Special Committee on Aging Hearing Testimony – February 5, 2015

Filed under: Legislation Information Updates — Tags: , — admin @ 4:32 pm

Broken Trust: Combating Financial Exploitation of Vulnerable Seniors,” a hearing held February 4, 2015 (witness statements available in .pdf format, video of the full hearing available in Flash format, running time 1 hour 42 minutes). Note: Hearing begins at the 11:30 mark.

www.aging.senate.gov/hearings/broken-trust_combating-financial-exploitation-of-vulnerable-seniors

November 19, 2014

CAAR – US Senate Special Committee on Aging Hearing Testimony – November 19, 2014

Filed under: Legislation Information Updates — Tags: — admin @ 4:46 pm

Private Industry’s Role in Stemming the Tide of Phone Scams,” a hearing held November 19, 2014 (witness statements available in .pdf format, a video of the full hearing is available, running time 1 hour 8 minutes).

www.aging.senate.gov/hearings/private-industrys-role-in-stemming-the-tide-of-phone-scams

November 12, 2014

CAAR – Center for Retirement Research at Boston College Working Papers – November 12, 2014

Filed under: Working Papers — Tags: , , — admin @ 4:35 pm

A. “The Causes and Consequences of Financial Fraud Among Older Americans,” by Keith Jacks Gamble, Patricia Boyle, Lei Yu and David Bennett (WP No. 2014-13, November 2014, .pdf format, 50p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

crr.bc.edu/working-papers/the-causes-and-consequences-of-financial-fraud-among-older-americans/

B. “New Evidence on the Risk of Requiring Long-Term Care,” by Leora Friedberg, Wenliang Hou, Wei Sun, Anthony Webb and Zhenyu Li (WP No. 2014-12, November 2014, .pdf format, 25p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

crr.bc.edu/working-papers/new-evidence-on-the-risk-of-requiring-long-term-care

August 6, 2014

CAAR – US Senate Special Committee on Aging Hearing Testimony – August 6, 2014

Filed under: Legislation Information Updates — Tags: , — admin @ 4:32 pm

Trust Your Instincts? Tools to Empower Seniors to Identify Scams and Fraud,” a hearing held August 5, 2014 (witness statements available in .pdf format).

www.aging.senate.gov/hearings/trust-your-instincts-tools-to-empower-seniors-to-identify-scams-and-fraud

July 16, 2014

CAAR – US Senate Special Committee on Aging Hearing Testimony – July 16, 2014

Filed under: Legislation Information Updates — Tags: , — admin @ 5:02 pm

Hanging Up on Phone Scams: Progress and Potential Solutions to this Scourge,” a hearing held July 16, 2014 (witness statements available in .pdf format, video of the full hearing available at the site, running time 59 minutes). Note: The hearing begins at the 24:04 mark.

www.aging.senate.gov/hearings/-hanging-up-on-phone-scams-progress-and-potential-solutions-to-this-scourge

June 26, 2014

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Report – June 26, 2014

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 4:45 pm

The Fraud Prevention System Identified Millions in Medicare Savings, but the Department Could Strengthen Savings Data by Improving Its Procedures,” (June 2014, .pdf format, 17p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oas/reports/region1/11300510.asp

June 25, 2014

CAAR – US House Energy and Commerce Committee, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Hearing Testimony – June 25, 2014

Filed under: Legislation Information Updates — Tags: , — admin @ 4:55 pm

Medicare Program Integrity: Screening Out Errors, Fraud, and Abuse,” a hearing held June 25, 2014 (witness statements avialable in .pdf format, full video of the hearing available at the site, running time 1 hour 57 minutes).

energycommerce.house.gov/hearing/medicare-program-integrity-screening-out-errors-fraud-and-abuse

April 30, 2014

CAAR – US Senate Special Committee on Aging Hearing Testimony – April 30, 2014

Filed under: Legislation Information Updates — Tags: — admin @ 4:46 pm

Exploring the Perils of the Precious Metals Market,” a hearing held April 30, 2014 (witness statements in .pdf format, full video of the hearing is available at the site, running time 1 hour 38 minutes). Note: The hearing begins at the 14:04 mark.

www.aging.senate.gov/hearings/exploring-the-perils-of-the-precious-metals-market

March 27, 2014

CAAR – AARP Public Policy Institute Factsheets – March 27, 2014

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 4:08 pm

A. “2013-2014 Winter Heating Costs for Older and Low-Income Households,” by Ann McLarty Jackson and Neal Walters (March 2014, .pdf format, 8p.).

www.aarp.org/money/low-income-assistance/info-03-2014/winter-heating-costs-report-march-2014-AARP-ppi-cons-prot.html

B. “Attacking Waste, Fraud and Abuse in Health Reform,” by Keith D. Lind (March 204, .pdf format, 2p.).

www.aarp.org/health/health-care-reform/info-05-2011/waste-fraud-abuse-in-health-reform-AARP-ppi-health.html

November 1, 2013

CAAR – US Government Accountability Office Report – November 1, 2013

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , , — admin @ 4:30 pm

Health Care Fraud and Abuse Control Program: Indicators Provide Information on Program Accomplishments, but Assessing Program Effectiveness is Difficult,” (GAO-13-746, September 2013, .pdf format, 70p.).

www.gao.gov/products/GAO-13-746

May 16, 2013

CAAR – US House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Hearing Testimony – May 16, 2013

Filed under: Legislation Information Updates — Tags: — admin @ 4:34 pm

Fraud on the Elderly: A Growing Concern for a Growing Population,” a hearing held May 16, 2013 (witness statements available in .pdf format, full hearing can be viewed in Flash format, running time 1 hour 39 minutes).

energycommerce.house.gov/hearing/fraud-elderly-growing-concern-growing-population

May 8, 2013

CAAR – US Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Hearing Testimony – May 8, 2013

Filed under: Legislation Information Updates — Tags: , — admin @ 4:31 pm

Curbing Federal Agency Waste and Fraud: New Steps to Strengthen the Integrity of Federal Payments,” a hearing held May 8, 2013 (witness statements available in .pdf format, full hearing can be viewed in Flash Player format, running time 2 hours 18 minutes). Note: The hearing starts at the 7 minute 49 second mark.

www.hsgac.senate.gov/hearings/curbing-federal-agency-waste-and-fraud-new-steps-to-strengthen-the-integrity-of-federal-payments

February 27, 2013

CAAR – US House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Health Hearing Testimony – February 27, 2013

Filed under: Legislation Information Updates — Tags: , — admin @ 4:40 pm

Fostering Innovation to Fight Waste, Fraud, and Abuse in Health Care,” a hearing held February 27, 2013 (witness statements available in .pdf format, full hearing can be viewed in Flash Player format, running time).

energycommerce.house.gov/hearing/fostering-innovation-fight-waste-fraud-and-abuse-health-care

November 28, 2012

CAAR – US House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Health Hearing Testimony – November 28, 2012

Filed under: Legislation Information Updates — Tags: , — admin @ 4:54 pm

Examining Options to Combat Health Care Waste, Fraud and Abuse,” a hearing held November 28, 2012 (witness statements available in .pdf format, full hearing can be viewed in Flash Player format, running time 2 hours 9 minutes).

energycommerce.house.gov/hearing/examining-options-combat-health-care-waste-fraud-and-abuse

May 9, 2012

CAAR – US House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Hearing Testimony – May 9, 2012

Filed under: Legislation Information Updates — Tags: , — admin @ 3:11 pm

Budget and Spending Concerns at HHS,” a hearing held May 9, 2012 (witness statements are available in .pdf format, full hearing can be viewed in Flash Player format, running time 2 hours 17 minutes).

energycommerce.house.gov/hearings/hearingdetail.aspx?NewsID=9495

May 3, 2012

CAAR – US Department of Justice News Release – May 3, 2012

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 4:46 pm

Medicare Fraud Strike Force Charges 107 Individuals for Approximately $452 Million in False Billing” (May 2, 2012). There are links to several court documents (.pdf format) at the bottom of the news release.

www.justice.gov/opa/pr/2012/May/12-ag-568.html

May 2, 2012

CAAR – AARP, Various – May 2, 2012

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , , , — admin @ 12:44 pm

A. Surveys and Statistics: “Surveys and Statistics (webiste) houses national and state-based research on the needs, concerns, and interests of AARP members and the 50+ population as a whole.”

www.aarp.org/research/surveys/

B. “Insights and Spending Habits of Modern Grandparents,” by Cheryl L. Lampkin (March 2012, .pdf format, 67p., with acccompanying chartbook, .pdf format, 48p.).

www.aarp.org/relationships/friends-family/info-03-2012/grandparenting-survey.html

C. “AARP Bulletin Survey on Budgeting and Credit Card Use,” by Lona Choi-Allum (April 2012, .pdf format, 14p.).

www.aarp.org/money/budgeting-saving/info-04-2012/bulletin-budgeting-credit-cards.html

D. “Consumer Financial Protection Survey Among 50+ Adults,” by Laura Skufca (March 2012, .pdf format, 27p.).

www.aarp.org/money/scams-fraud/info-03-2012/bulletin-consumer-financial-protection.html

E. “Social Security State Quick Fact Sheets: 2012” (March 2012, .pdf format).

www.aarp.org/work/social-security/info-12-2011/social-security-quick-facts-2012.html

March 28, 2012

CAAR – US Administration on Aging Funding Opportunities – March 28, 2012

Filed under: Employment/Funding Opportunities — Tags: , — admin @ 4:49 pm

A. “Lifespan Respite Care Program – Technical Assistance Resource Center,” (HHS-2012-AoA-LT-1204, .pdf and Word format, 46p.). Deadline for applications is May 21, 2012.

PDF:

www.aoa.gov/AoARoot/Grants/Funding/docs/2012/Lifespan_Respite_TARC.pdf

Word:

www.aoa.gov/AoARoot/Grants/Funding/docs/2012/Lifespan_Respite_TARC.doc

B. “Health Care Fraud Program Expansion and SMP Capacity Building Grants,” (HHS-2012-AoA-SM-1208, .pdf and Word format, 55p.). Deadline for applications is April 30, 2012.

PDF:

www.aoa.gov/AoARoot/Grants/Funding/docs/2012/FY2012_PA_SMPExpansion.pdf

Word:

www.aoa.gov/AoARoot/Grants/Funding/docs/2012/FY2012_PA_SMPExpansion.doc

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