CDHA CAAR

September 29, 2022

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Report – September 29, 2022

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 5:12 pm

Medicare Part B Drug Payments: Impact of Price Substitutions Based on 2020 Average Sales Prices,” (OEI-03-22-00170, September 2022, .pdf format, 7p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/OEI-03-22-00170.asp

September 26, 2022

CAAR – US Government Accountability Office Report – September 26, 2022

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 5:18 pm

Medicare Telehealth: Actions Needed to Strengthen Oversight and Help Providers Educate Patients on Privacy and Security Risks,” (GAO-22-104454, September 2022, .pdf format, 75p.).

www.gao.gov/products/gao-22-104454

September 20, 2022

CAAR – Urban Institute Brief – September 20, 2022

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 5:27 pm

The Medicare Financing Conundrum: Revenues, Spending, and Short- and Long-Term Fiscal Challenges,” by C. Eugene Steuerle and Bowen Garrett (September 2022, .pdf format, 16p.).

www.urban.org/research/publication/medicare-financing-conundrum

September 16, 2022

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Report – September 16, 2022

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 4:26 pm

Opioid Overdoses and the Limited Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder Continue To Be Concerns for Medicare Beneficiaries,” (OEI-02-22-00390, September 2022, .pdf format, 23p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/OEI-02-22-00390.asp

September 12, 2022

CAAR – Tables of Contents – September 12, 2022

Filed under: Journal Table of Contents — Tags: , — admin @ 4:51 pm

Educational Gerontology (Vol. 48, No. 1, 2022).

www.tandfonline.com/toc/uedg20/48/10?nav=tocList

Health Affairs (Vol. 41, No. 9, September 2022).

www.healthaffairs.org/toc/hlthaff/41/9

September 8, 2022

CAAR – Medicare Payment Advisory Commission Hearing Transcript – September 8, 2022

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 5:27 pm

– An agenda and transcript of the September 1-2, 2022 meeting is available.

www.medpac.gov/meeting/september-1-2-2022/

Transcript (.pdf format, 319p.):

www.medpac.gov/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/Sept_1_2_2022_MedPAC_meeting_transcript_SEC.pdf

September 7, 2022

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Report – September 7, 2022

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , , — admin @ 4:25 pm

Certain Medicare Beneficiaries, Such as Urban and Hispanic Beneficiaries, Were More Likely Than Others To Use Telehealth During the First Year of the COVID-19 Pandemic,” (OEI-02-20-00522, September 2022, .pdf format, 35p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/OEI-02-20-00522.asp

August 26, 2022

CAAR – University of Michigan Retirement and Disability Research Center Working Paper – August 26, 2022

Filed under: Working Papers — Tags: , — admin @ 5:16 pm

How Redistributive Are Public Health Care Schemes? Evidence from Medicare and Medicaid in Old Age,” by Karolos Arapakis, Eric French, John Bailey Jones, and Jeremy McCauley (WP 2022-441, June 2022, .pdf format, 44p.). Note: A link to the abstract and the full-text of this paper is available at:

mrdrc.isr.umich.edu/pubs/how-redistributive-are-public-health-care-schemes-evidence-from-medicare-and-medicaid-in-old-age/

August 25, 2022

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief – August 25, 2022

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 4:52 pm

How Will the Prescription Drug Provisions in the Inflation Reduction Act Affect Medicare Beneficiaries?” by Juliette Cubanski, Tricia Neuman, Meredith Freed, and Anthony Damico (August 2022, HTML and .pdf format, 8p.).

www.kff.org/medicare/issue-brief/how-will-the-prescription-drug-provisions-in-the-inflation-reduction-act-affect-medicare-beneficiaries/

August 15, 2022

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Articles – August 15, 2022

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , , , — admin @ 5:52 pm

A. “Changes in spending, utilization, and quality of care among Medicare accountable care organizations during the COVID-19 pandemic,” by Brandon W. Yan, Maya Shashoua, and Jose F. Figueroa (PLoS ONE 17(8): e0272706., XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 11p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0272706

B. “Rehabilitation interventions for persons with hip fracture and cognitive impairment: A scoping review,” by Lauren Cadel, Kerry Kuluski, Walter P. Wodchis, Kednapa Thavorn, and Sara J. T. Guilcher (PLoS ONE 17(8): e0273038. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0273038, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 21p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0273038

August 11, 2022

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Report – August 11, 2022

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 5:26 pm

Part D Plan Preference for Higher-Cost Hepatitis C Drugs Led to Higher Medicare and Beneficiary Spending,” (OEI-BL-21-00200, August 2022, .pdf format, 35p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/OEI-BL-21-00200.asp

August 4, 2022

CAAR – Tables of Contents – August 4, 2022

Filed under: Journal Table of Contents — Tags: , , — admin @ 3:44 pm

Age and Ageing (Vol. 51, No. 7, July 2022).

academic.oup.com/ageing/issue/51/7

American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry (Vol. 30, No. 9, September 2022).

www.sciencedirect.com/journal/the-american-journal-of-geriatric-psychiatry/vol/30/issue/9

Canadian Journal on Aging/La Revue canadienne du vieillissement (Vol. 41, No. 3, September 2022).

www.cambridge.org/core/journals/canadian-journal-on-aging-la-revue-canadienne-du-vieillissement/issue/078A2526DB77ADC45996D1E20510E923

Health Affairs (Vol. 41, No. 8, August 2022).

www.healthaffairs.org/toc/hlthaff/41/8

July 28, 2022

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief – July 28, 2022

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 6:00 pm

How Would the Prescription Drug Provisions in the Senate Reconciliation Proposal Affect Medicare Beneficiaries?” by Juliette Cubanski, Tricia Neuman, Meredith Freed, and Anthony Damico (July 2022, .pdf and HTML format, 8p.).

www.kff.org/medicare/issue-brief/how-would-the-prescription-drug-provisions-in-the-senate-reconciliation-proposal-affect-medicare-beneficiaries/

 

June 28, 2022

CAAR – US House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Hearing Testimony – June 28, 2022

Filed under: Legislation Information Updates — Tags: — admin @ 6:07 pm

Protecting America’s Seniors: Oversight of Private Sector Medicare Advantage Plans,” a hearing held June 28, 2022 (witness statements available in .pdf format, video of the full hearing available at the site, running time 2 hour 15 minutes). Note: Hearing begins aa the 7:35 mark.

energycommerce.house.gov/committee-activity/hearings/hearing-on-protecting-americas-seniors-oversight-of-private-sector

CAAR – Commonwealth Fund Issue Brief – June 28, 2022

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , , — admin @ 6:05 pm

Changes in Medicare Home Health Use During COVID-19 and the Implications for Health Equity and Caregiver Availability,” by Melissa Morley, Matt Kazan, Shruthi Donthi, Kiran Sunkari, and Mallory Yung (June 2022, .pdf, Powerpoint, and HTML format, 12p.).

www.commonwealthfund.org/publications/issue-briefs/2022/jun/changes-medicare-home-health-use-during-covid-19

June 17, 2022

CAAR – Urban Institute Report – June 17, 2022

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 6:03 pm

Lowering the Age of Medicare Eligibility to 60: Effects on Coverage and Spending,” by John Holahan, Matthew Buettgens, Andrew Green, Michael Simpson, and Jessica Banthin (June 2022, .pdf format, p.).

www.urban.org/research/publication/lowering-age-medicare-eligibility-60

June 16, 2022

CAAR – Medicare Payment Advisory Commission Report – June 16, 2022

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 6:07 pm

Report to the Congress: Medicare and the Health Care Delivery System,” (June 2022, .pdf and HTML format, 243p.).

www.medpac.gov/document/june-2022-report-to-the-congress-medicare-and-the-health-care-delivery-system/

June 15, 2022

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Reports – June 15, 2022

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 5:33 pm

A. “Inaccuracies in Medicare’s Race and Ethnicity Data Hinder the Ability To Assess Health Disparities,” (OEI-02-21-00100, June 2022, .pdf format, 24p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/OEI-02-21-00100.asp

B. “2021 Performance Data for the Senior Medicare Patrol Projects,” (OEI-02-22-00310, June 2022, .pdf format, 81p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/OEI-02-22-00310.asp

June 13, 2022

CAAR – Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) [University of Bonn, Germany] Working Paper – June 13, 2022

Filed under: Working Papers — Tags: — admin @ 5:20 pm

Does Public Policy Affect Attitudes? Evidence from Age-Based Health Insurance Coverage Policies in the United States,” by Baris Yoruk (IZA Discussion Paper 15346, June 2022, .pdf format, 35p.). Note: A link to the abstract and the full-text of this paper is available at:

www.iza.org/publications/dp/15346/does-public-policy-affect-attitudes-evidence-from-age-based-health-insurance-coverage-policies-in-the-united-states

June 6, 2022

CAAR – Tables of Contents – June 6, 2022

Filed under: Journal Table of Contents — Tags: , , , , — admin @ 5:47 pm

American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry (Vol. 30, No. 7, July 2022).

www.sciencedirect.com/journal/the-american-journal-of-geriatric-psychiatry/vol/30/issue/7

Dementia (Vol. 21, No. 4, May 2022).

journals.sagepub.com/toc/dema/21/4

Health Affairs (Vol. 41, No. 6, June 2022).

www.healthaffairs.org/toc/hlthaff/41/6

International Journal of Aging and Human Development (Vol. 95, No. 1, July 2022).

journals.sagepub.com/toc/ahdb/95/1

Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease (Vol. 87, No. 3, 2022).

content.iospress.com/journals/journal-of-alzheimers-disease/87/3

Journals of Gerontology (A): Biological Sciences (Vol. 77A, No. 6, June 2022).

academic.oup.com/biomedgerontology/issue/77/6

Journals of Gerontology (B): Psychological Sciences (Vol. 77B, No. 6, June 2022).

academic.oup.com/psychsocgerontology/issue/77/6

June 3, 2022

CAAR – US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Report – June 3, 2022

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 6:01 pm

2022 Annual Report of the Boards of Trustees of the Federal Hospital Insurance and Federal Supplementary Medical Insurance Trust Funds,” (June 2022, .pdf format, 257p.).

www.cms.gov/oact/tr/2021?redirect=/reportstrustfunds/

June 2, 2022

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief – June 2, 2022

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 6:15 pm

Traditional Medicare Spending Fell Almost 6% in 2020 as Service Use Declined Early in the COVID-19 Pandemic,” by Jeannie Fuglesten Biniek, Juliette Cubanski, and Tricia Neuman (June 2022, .pdf and HTML format, 14p.).

www.kff.org/medicare/issue-brief/traditional-medicare-spending-fell-almost-6-in-2020-as-service-use-declined-early-in-the-covid-19-pandemic/

June 1, 2022

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief – June 1, 2022

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 6:40 pm

Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic, Medicare Spending on Skilled Nursing Facilities Increased More than 4% Despite an Overall Decline in Utilization,” by Jeannie Fuglesten Biniek, Juliette Cubanski, and Tricia Neuman (June 2022, .pdf and HTML format, 11p.).

www.kff.org/medicare/issue-brief/amid-the-covid-19-pandemic-medicare-spending-on-skilled-nursing-facilities-increased-more-than-4-despite-an-overall-decline-in-utilization/

May 17, 2022

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief – May 17, 2022

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , , — admin @ 6:11 pm

A. “State Actions to Address Nursing Home Staffing During COVID-19,” by MaryBeth Musumeci, Emma Childress, and Belle Harris (May 2022, .pdf and HTML format, 12p.).

www.kff.org/medicaid/issue-brief/state-actions-to-address-nursing-home-staffing-during-covid-19/

B. “Medicare-Covered Older Adults Are Satisfied with Their Coverage, Have Similar Access to Care as Privately-Insured Adults Ages 50 to 64, And Fewer Report Cost-Related Problems,” by Nancy Ochieng, Jeannie Fuglesten Biniek, Karyn Schwartz, and Tricia Neuman (May 2022, HTML and .pdf format, 21p.).

www.kff.org/medicare/issue-brief/medicare-covered-older-adults-are-satisfied-with-their-coverage-have-similar-access-to-care-as-privately-insured-adults-ages-50-to-64-and-fewer-report-cost-related-problems/

May 16, 2022

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief – May 16, 2022

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 6:32 pm

Most Office-Based Physicians Accept New Patients, Including Patients With Medicare and Private Insurance,” by Nancy Ochieng, Matthew Rae, Jeannie Fuglesten Biniek, and Tricia Neuman (May 2022, .pdf and HTML format, 17p.).

www.kff.org/medicare/issue-brief/most-office-based-physicians-accept-new-patients-including-patients-with-medicare-and-private-insurance/

May 13, 2022

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Reports – May 13, 2022

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , , — admin @ 6:51 pm

A. “Adverse Events in Hospitals: A Quarter of Medicare Patients Experienced Harm in October 2018,” (OEI-06-18-00400, May 2022, .pdf format, 112p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/OEI-06-18-00400.asp

B. “National Background Check Program for Long-Term-Care Providers: An Interim Assessment,” (OEI-07-20-00181, May 2022, .pdf format, 28p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/OEI-07-20-00181.asp

May 4, 2022

CAAR – Tables of Contents – May 4, 2022

Filed under: Journal Table of Contents — Tags: , — admin @ 5:56 pm

Age and Ageing (Vol. 51, No. 4, April 2022).

academic.oup.com/ageing/issue/51/4

Health Affairs (Vol. 41, No. 5, May 2022).

www.healthaffairs.org/toc/hlthaff/41/5

April 28, 2022

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Report – April 28, 2022

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 6:23 pm

Some Medicare Advantage Organization Denials of Prior Authorization Requests Raise Concerns About Beneficiary Access to Medically Necessary Care,” (OEI-09-18-00260, April 2022, .pdf format, 57p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/OEI-09-18-00260.asp

April 22, 2022

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Brief – April 22, 2022

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 6:17 pm

Help with Medicare Premium and Cost-Sharing Assistance Varies by State,” by Meredith Freed, Juliette Cubanski, Anthony Damico, and Tricia Neuman (April 2022, .pdf and HTML format, 14p.).

www.kff.org/medicare/issue-brief/help-with-medicare-premium-and-cost-sharing-assistance-varies-by-state/

April 14, 2022

CAAR – Medicare Payment Advisory Commission Hearing Transcript – April 14, 2022

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 5:41 pm

– An agenda and transcript of the April 7-8, 2022 meeting is available.

www.medpac.gov/meeting/april-7-8-2022/

Transcript (.pdf format, 366p.):

www.medpac.gov/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/April2022_MedPAC_meeting_transcript_SEC.pdf

April 7, 2022

CAAR – US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Data Release – April 7, 2022

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 6:07 pm

2023 Medicare Advantage rate book and Prescription Drug rate information,” (March 2022, zipped comma-delimited and Excel format).

www.cms.gov/medicarehealth-plansmedicareadvtgspecratestatsratebooks-and-supporting-data/2023

April 5, 2022

CAAR – Tables of Contents – April 5, 2022

Filed under: Journal Table of Contents — Tags: , , — admin @ 6:03 pm

Health Affairs (Vol. 41, No. 4, April 2022).

www.healthaffairs.org/toc/hlthaff/41/4

Journals of Gerontology (A): Biological Sciences (Vol. 76A, No. 4, April 2022).

academic.oup.com/biomedgerontology/issue/77/4

Journals of Gerontology (B): Psychological Sciences (Vol. 77B, No. 4, April 2022).

academic.oup.com/psychsocgerontology/issue/77/4

Journal of Women & Aging (Vol. 34, No. 2, 2022).

www.tandfonline.com/toc/wjwa20/34/2?nav=tocList

April 4, 2022

CAAR – Medicare Payment Advisory Commission Report – April 4, 2022

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 5:13 pm

Report to Congress: Medicare Payment Policy,” (March 2022, .pdf format, 569p.).

www.medpac.gov/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/Mar22_MedPAC_ReportToCongress_SEC.pdf

April 1, 2022

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Report – April 1, 2022

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 5:16 pm

Medicare Part D and Beneficiaries Could Realize Significant Spending Reductions With Increased Biosimilar Use,” (OEI-05-20-00480, March 2022, .pdf format, 33p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/OEI-05-20-00480.asp

March 17, 2022

CAAR – Medicare Payment Advisory Commission Hearing Transcript – March 17, 2022

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 6:05 pm

An agenda and transcript of the March 3-4, 2022 meeting is available.

www.medpac.gov/meeting/march-3-4-2022/

Transcript (.pdf format, 310p.):

www.medpac.gov/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/March2022_MedPAC_meeting_transcript_SEC.pdf

March 16, 2022

CAAR – US Senate Committee on Finance Hearing Testimony – March 16, 2022

Filed under: Legislation Information Updates — Tags: , — admin @ 6:03 pm

Prescription Drug Price Inflation: An Urgent Need to Lower Drug Prices in Medicare,” a hearing held March 16, 2022 (witness statements available in .pdf format, video of the full hearing available at the site, running time 2 hours 44 minutes). Note: The hearing begins at the 20:49 mark.

www.finance.senate.gov/hearings/prescription-drug-price-inflation-an-urgent-need-to-lower-drug-prices-in-medicare

March 15, 2022

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief – March 15, 2022

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 5:58 pm

Medicare Part B Drugs: Cost Implications for Beneficiaries in Traditional Medicare and Medicare Advantage,” by Juliette Cubanski, Nolan Sroczynski, and Tricia Neuman (March 2022, .pdf and HTML format, 14p.).

www.kff.org/medicare/issue-brief/medicare-part-b-drugs-cost-implications-for-beneficiaries-in-traditional-medicare-and-medicare-advantage/

March 7, 2022

CAAR – US Government Accountability Office Report – March 7, 2022

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 5:51 pm

Medicare: Information on Geographic Adjustments to Physician Payments for Physicians’ Time, Skills, and Effort,” (GAO-22-103876, February 2022, .pdf format, 66p.).

www.gao.gov/products/gao-22-103876

CAAR – Tables of Contents – March 7, 2022

Filed under: Journal Table of Contents — Tags: , , — admin @ 5:49 pm

Health Affairs (Vol. 41, No. 3, March 2022).

www.healthaffairs.org/toc/hlthaff/41/3

International Psychogeriatrics (Vol. 34, No. 1, January 2022).

www.cambridge.org/core/journals/international-psychogeriatrics/issue/BB00A71B25A6A44F2E9DFA83D6F995C2

Journal of Aging Studies (Vol. 60, March 2022).

www.sciencedirect.com/journal/journal-of-aging-studies/vol/60/suppl/C

Journals of Gerontology (A): Biological Sciences (Vol. 76A, No. 3, March 2022).

academic.oup.com/biomedgerontology/issue/77/3

Journals of Gerontology (B): Psychological Sciences (Vol. 77B, No. 3, March 2022).

academic.oup.com/psychsocgerontology/issue/77/3

March 3, 2022

CAAR – Urban Institute Issue Brief – March 3, 2022

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 6:13 pm

Capping Medicare Beneficiary Part D Spending at $2,000: Who Would It Help and How Much?” by Anuj Gangopadhyaya and Bowen Garrett (March 2022, .pdf format, 13p.).

www.urban.org/research/publication/capping-medicare-beneficiary-part-d-spending-2000-who-would-it-help-and-how-much

March 1, 2022

CAAR – Urban Institute Report – March 1, 2022

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 6:22 pm

Social Security & Medicare Lifetime Benefits and Taxes: 2021,” by C. Eugene Steuerle and Karen E. Smith (February 2022, .pdf format, 29p.).

www.urban.org/research/publication/social-security-medicare-lifetime-benefits-and-taxes-2021

February 25, 2022

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief – February 25, 2022

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 5:39 pm

Prices Increased Faster Than Inflation for Half of all Drugs Covered by Medicare in 2020,” by Juliette Cubanski and Tricia Neuman (February 2022, .pdf and HTML format, 8p.).

www.kff.org/medicare/issue-brief/prices-increased-faster-than-inflation-for-half-of-all-drugs-covered-by-medicare-in-2020/

February 23, 2022

CAAR – Center for Retirement Research at Boston College Issue Brief – February 23, 2022

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 5:53 pm

Medicare’s Finances and the Aduhelm Saga,” by Alicia H. Munnell and Patrick Hubbard (IB No. 22-3, February 2022, .pdf and Excel format, 9p.).

crr.bc.edu/briefs/medicares-finances-and-the-aduhelm-saga/

February 10, 2022

CAAR – US Senate Special Committee on Aging Hearing Testimony – February 10, 2022

Filed under: Legislation Information Updates — Tags: , — admin @ 5:54 pm

Improving Care Experiences for People with both Medicare and Medicaid,” a hearing held February 10, 2022 (witness statements available in .pdf format, video of the full hearing available at the site, running time 1 hour 31 minutes). Note: The hearing begins at the 14:54 mark.

www.aging.senate.gov/hearings/improving-care-experiences-for-people-with-both-medicare-and-medicaid

February 8, 2022

CAAR – US Congressional Budget Office Reports – February 8, 2022

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 5:53 pm

A. “The Prices That Commercial Health Insurers and Medicare Pay for Hospitals’ and Physicians’ Services,” (January 2022, .pdf and HTML format, 45p.).

www.cbo.gov/publication/57422

B. “Prescription Drugs: Spending, Use, and Prices,” (January 2022, .pdf and HTML format, 23p.).

www.cbo.gov/publication/57050

February 7, 2022

CAAR – Medicare Payment Advisory Commission Hearing Transcript – February 7, 2022

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 5:47 pm

An agenda and transcript of the January 13-14, 2022 meeting is available.

www.medpac.gov/meeting/january-13-14-2022/

Transcript (.pdf format, 349p.):

www.medpac.gov/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/Jan22_MedPAC_Meeting_Transcript_SEC.pdf

February 2, 2022

CAAR – US Senate Committee on Finance, Subcommittee on Fiscal Responsibility and Economic Growth Hearing Testimony – February 2, 2022

Filed under: Legislation Information Updates — Tags: — admin @ 5:45 pm

The Hospital Insurance Trust Fund and the Future of Medicare Financing,” a hearing held February 2, 2022 (witness statements available in .pdf format, video of the full hearing available at the site, running time 1 hour 40 minutes). Note: The hearing begins at the 29:19 mark.

www.finance.senate.gov/hearings/the-hospital-insurance-trust-fund-and-the-future-of-medicare-financing

 

January 18, 2022

CAAR – Employee Benefit Research Institute Issue Brief – January 18, 2022

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 5:57 pm

Projected Savings Medicare Beneficiaries Need for Health Expenses Spike in 2021,” by Paul Fronstin and Jack VanDerhei (January 2022, .pdf format, 14p.). Note: EBRI requires free registration prior to providing access to full-text.

www.ebri.org/content/summary/projected-savings-medicare-beneficiaries-need-for-health-expenses-spike-in-2021

January 6, 2022

CAAR – Tables of Contents – January 6, 2022

Filed under: Journal Table of Contents — Tags: , , — admin @ 5:57 pm

Clinical Gerontology (Vol. 44, No. 5, 2021).

www.tandfonline.com/toc/wcli20/44/5?nav=tocList

Educational Gerontology (Vol. 47, No. 12, 2021).

www.tandfonline.com/toc/uedg20/47/12?nav=tocList

European Review of Aging and Physical Activity (Vol. 18, No. 1, December 2021).

link.springer.com/journal/11556/volumes-and-issues/18-1

Health Affairs (Vol. 41, No. 1, January 2022).

www.healthaffairs.org/toc/hlthaff/41/1

December 20, 2021

CAAR – AARP Public Policy Institute Report – December 20, 2021

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 6:02 pm

Medicare Beneficiaries’ Out-of-Pocket Spending for Health Care,” by Claire Noel-Miller (December 2021, .pdf format, 9p.).

www.aarp.org/ppi/info-2020/medicare-beneficiaries-out-of-pocket-spending-for-health-care.html

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