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November 8, 2017

CAAR – AARP Public Policy Institute Report – November 8, 2017

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Seniors with High Unreimbursed Health Care Costs: Who Are They?” by Maxim Shvedov (November 2017, .pdf format, 4p.).

www.aarp.org/ppi/info-2017/seniors-with-high-unreimbursed-health-care-costs.html

October 5, 2017

CAAR – Center for Retirement Research at Boston College Working Papers – October 5, 2017

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A. “Homeownership, Social Insurance, and Old-Age Security in the United States and Europe,” by Stipica Mudrazija and Barbara A. Butrica (WP No. 2017-15, October 2017, .pdf format, 40p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

crr.bc.edu/working-papers/homeownership-social-insurance-and-old-age-security-in-the-united-states-and-europe/

B. “How Much Does Motherhood Cost Women in Social Security Benefits?” by Matthew S. Rutledge, Alice Zulkarnain, and Sara Ellen King (WP No. 2017-14, October 2017, .pdf format, 22p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

crr.bc.edu/working-papers/how-much-does-motherhood-cost-women-in-social-security-benefits/

C. “How Much Does Out-of-Pocket Medical Spending Eat Away at Retirement Income?” by Melissa McInerney, Matthew S. Rutledge, and Sara Ellen King (WP No. 2017-13, October 2017, .pdf format, 31p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

crr.bc.edu/working-papers/how-much-does-out-of-pocket-medical-spending-eat-away-at-retirement-income/

February 1, 2017

CAAR – Employee Benefit Research Institute Periodical – February 1, 2017

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EBRI Notes (Vol. 38, No. 1, January 2017, .pdf format, 12p.). Note: The article of this issue is “Savings Medicare Beneficiaries Need for Health Expenses: Some Couples Could Need as Much as $350,000,” by Paul Fronstin and Jack VanDerhei.

www.ebri.org/publications/notes/index.cfm?fa=notesDisp&content_id=5527

July 22, 2016

CAAR – US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Data Release – July 22, 2016

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2015-2025 Projections of National Health Expenditures,” (July 2016, .pdf and zipped Excel and comma-delimited format, 5p.).

www.cms.gov/Research-Statistics-Data-and-Systems/Statistics-Trends-and-Reports/NationalHealthExpendData/NationalHealthAccountsProjected.html

July 14, 2016

CAAR – US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Report – July 14, 2016

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National Health Expenditure Accounts Projections 2015-2025,” (July 2016, .pdf and zipped Excel and comma-delimited format, 5p.).

www.cms.gov/Research-Statistics-Data-and-Systems/Statistics-Trends-and-Reports/NationalHealthExpendData/NationalHealthAccountsProjected.html

April 28, 2016

CAAR – US Senate Special Committee on Aging Hearing Testimony – April 28, 2016

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“‘Valeant Pharmaceuticals’ Business Model: the Repercussions for Patients and the Health Care System,” a hearing held April 27, 2016 (witness statement available in .pdf format, video of the full hearing available at the site, running time 3 hours 1 minute). Note: Hearing begins at the 9:54 mark and ends at the 3:10:19 mark

www.aging.senate.gov/hearings/valeant-pharmaceuticals-business-model-the-repercussions-for-patients-and-the-health-care-system

March 17, 2016

CAAR – US Senate Special Committee on Aging Hearing Testimony – March 17, 2016

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Sudden Price Spikes in Decades-Old Rx Drugs: Inside the Monopoly Business Model,” a hearing held March 17, 2016 (witness statements available in .pdf format, video of the full hearing available at the site, running time 3 hours 14 minutes). Note: Hearing begins at the 18:03 mark and ends at the 3:32:05 mark.

www.aging.senate.gov/hearings/senate-special-committee-on-aging-to-hold-the-second-hearing-in-a-series-on-sudden-price-spikes-in-decades-old-rx-drugs

February 9, 2016

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Articles – February 9, 2016

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A. “Economic Impact of Dementia by Disease Severity: Exploring the Relationship between Stage of Dementia and Cost of Care in Taiwan,” by Li-Jung Elizabeth Ku, Ming-Chyi Pai, and Pei-Yu Shih (PLoS ONE 11(2): e0148779. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0148779, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 12p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0148779

B. “The Effect of Intra- and Intergenerational Caregiving on Subjective Well-Being – Evidence of a Population Based Longitudinal Study among Older Adults in Germany,” by Andre Hajek and Hans-Helmut Konig (PLoS ONE 11(2): e0148916. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0148916, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 11p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0148916

February 2, 2016

CAAR – National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper – February 2, 2016

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

A. “Health Capacity to Work at Older Ages: Evidence from the U.S.,” by Courtney Coile, Kevin S. Milligan, and David A. Wise (w21940, January 2016, .pdf format, 48p.).

www.nber.org/papers/w21940

B. “Social Security and Retirement Programs Around the World: The Capacity to Work at Older Ages – Introduction and Summary,” by Courtney Coile, Kevin S. Milligan, and David A. Wise (w21939, January 2016, .pdf format, 32p.).

www.nber.org/papers/w21939

C. “Saving Lives or Saving Money? Understanding the Dual Nature of Physician Preferences,” by Alice Chen and Darius N. Lakdawalla (w21930, January 2016, .pdf format, 57p.).

www.nber.org/papers/w21930

January 21, 2016

CAAR – Employee Benefit Research Institute Periodical – January 21, 2016

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EBRI Notes (Vol. 37, No. 1, January 2016, .pdf format, 16p.). Note: The two articles in this issue are: “Impact of Workplace Wellness-Program Participation on Medication Adherence,” by Paul Fronstin and M. Christopher Roebuck; and, “Differences in Out-of-Pocket Health Care Expenses of Older Single and Couple Households,” by Sudipto Banerjee.

www.ebri.org/publications/notes/index.cfm?fa=notesDisp&content_id=5526

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