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May 4, 2021

CAAR – Tables of Contents – May 4, 2021

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Health Affairs (Vol. 40, No. 5, May 2021).

www.healthaffairs.org/toc/hlthaff/40/5

Journals of Gerontology (A): Biological Sciences (Vol. 76A, No. 5, April 2021).

academic.oup.com/biomedgerontology/issue/76/4

Journal of Gerontological Social Work (Vol. 64, No. 4, 2021).

www.tandfonline.com/toc/wger20/64/4?nav=tocList

April 27, 2021

CAAR – Commonwealth Fund Issue Brief – April 27, 2021

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How Agents Influence Medicare Beneficiaries’ Plan Choices,” by Riaz Ali, Aimee Cicchiello, Morgan Hanger, Lesley Hellow, Ken Williams, and Gretchen Jacobson (April 2021, HTML format).

www.commonwealthfund.org/publications/fund-reports/2021/apr/how-agents-influence-medicare-beneficiaries-plan-choices

April 21, 2021

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief – April 21, 2021

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Relatively Few Drugs Account for a Large Share of Medicare Prescription Drug Spending,” by Juliette Cubanski and Tricia Neuman (April 2021, HTML format).

www.kff.org/medicare/issue-brief/relatively-few-drugs-account-for-a-large-share-of-medicare-prescription-drug-spending/

April 20, 2021

CAAR – Center for Economic Studies/Ifo Institute for Economic Research (CESifo) [Munich, Bavaria, Germany] Working Papers – April 20, 2021

A. “Medicare and the Rise of American Medical Patenting: The Economics of User-Driven Innovation,” by Jeffrey P. Clemens and Morten Olsen (CESifo Working Paper No. 9008, April 2021, .pdf format, 78p.). Note: A link to the abstract and the full-text of this paper is available at:

www.cesifo.org/en/publikationen/2021/working-paper/medicare-and-rise-american-medical-patenting-economics-user-driven

B. “Working Beyond the Normal Retirement Age in Urban China and Urban Russia,” by Björn Anders Gustafsson, Ludmila Nivorozhkina, and Haiyuan Wan (Discussion Paper No. 14294, April 2021, .pdf format, 33p.). Note: A link to the abstract and the full-text of this paper is available at:

www.iza.org/publications/dp/14294

April 14, 2021

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation Issue Brief – April 14, 2021

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The Impact of COVID-19 on Medicare Beneficiaries with Dementia,” by Helen Lamont, Judy Dey, Iara Oliveira, Lok Wong Samson, Rachael Zuckerman, and Wafa Tarazi (April 2021, .pdf and HTML format, 11p.).

aspe.hhs.gov/dementia-medicare-bene-covid

April 9, 2021

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation Issue Brief – April 9, 2021

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Risk of COVID-19 Infections, Hospitalization, and Death in Fee-For-Service Medicare,” by Arielle Bosworth, Kenneth Finegold, Lok Wong Samson, Steven Sheingold, Wafa Tarazi, and Rachael Zuckerman (March 2021, .pdf format, 13p.).

aspe.hhs.gov/pdf-report/risk-of-covid-19-infections-hospitalizations-death

April 5, 2021

CAAR – Table of Contents – April 5, 2021

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Health Affairs (Vol. 40, No. 4, April 2021).

www.healthaffairs.org/toc/hlthaff/40/4

March 24, 2021

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief – March 24, 2021

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A Snapshot of Sources of Coverage Among Medicare Beneficiaries in 2018,” by Wyatt Koma, Juliette Cubanski, and Tricia Neuman (March 2021, HTML format).

www.kff.org/medicare/issue-brief/a-snapshot-of-sources-of-coverage-among-medicare-beneficiaries-in-2018/

March 22, 2021

CAAR – Medicare Payment Advisory Commission Hearing Transcript – March 22, 2021

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An agenda and transcript of the March 4-5, 2021 meeting is available.

medpac.gov/-public-meetings-/meeting-details/march-2021-public-meeting

Transcript (.pdf format, 365p.):

medpac.gov/docs/default-source/meeting-materials/mar21_meeting_transcript_sec.pdf?sfvrsn=0

March 8, 2021

CAAR – National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper – March 8, 2021

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Links to an abstract are available. For full text availability check your organization’s library. “Sharing the Burden of Subsidization: Evidence on Pass-Through from a Subsidy Revision in Medicare Part D,” by Colleen Carey (w28529, March 2021, .pdf format, 47p.).

www.nber.org/papers/w28529

March 2, 2021

CAAR – Tables of Contents – March 2, 2021

Health Affairs (Vol. 40, No. 3, March 2021).

www.healthaffairs.org/toc/hlthaff/40/3

Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology (Vol. 36, No. 1, March 2021).

link.springer.com/journal/10823/volumes-and-issues/36-1

Journals of Gerontology (A): Biological Sciences (Vol. 76A, No. 3, March 2021).

academic.oup.com/biomedgerontology/issue/76/3

March 1, 2021

CAAR – US Government Accountability Office Report – March 1, 2021

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Medicare Part B: Payments and Use for Selected New, High-Cost Drugs,” (GAO-21-252, March 2021, .pdf format, 30p.).

www.gao.gov/products/GAO-21-252

February 25, 2021

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Report – February 25, 2021

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Trend Toward More Expensive Inpatient Hospital Stays in Medicare Emerged Before COVID-19 and Warrants Further Scrutiny,” (OEI-02-18-00380, February 2021, .pdf format, 20p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/OEI-02-18-00380.asp

February 17, 2021

CAAR – Commonwealth Fund Issue Brief – February 17, 2021

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

Medicare Advantage Plans Offering Expanded Supplemental Benefits: A Look at Availability and Enrollment,” by Thomas Kornfield, Matt Kazan, Miryam Frieder, Robin Duddy-Tenbrunsel, Shruthi Donthi, and Alessandra Fix (February 2021, .pdf and HTML format, 18p.).

www.commonwealthfund.org/publications/issue-briefs/2021/feb/medicare-advantage-plans-supplemental-benefits

February 16, 2021

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Report – February 16, 2021

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Racial and Ethnic Health Inequities and Medicare,” by Nancy Ochieng, Juliette Cubanski, Tricia Neuman, Samantha Artiga, and Anthony Damico (February 2021, .pdf and HTML format, 33p.).

www.kff.org/medicare/report/racial-and-ethnic-health-inequities-and-medicare/

February 15, 2021

CAAR – National Bureau of Economic Research Working Papers – February 15, 2021

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

A. “Getting the Price Right? The Impact of Competitive Bidding in the Medicare Program,” by Hui Ding, Mark Duggan & Amanda Starc (w28457, February 2021, .pdf format, 49p.).

www.nber.org/papers/w28457

B. “Auto-Enrollment Retirement Plans for the People: Choices and Outcomes in OregonSaves,” by John Chalmers, Olivia S. Mitchell, Jonathan Reuter & Mingli Zhong (w28469, February 2021, .pdf format, 59p.).

www.nber.org/papers/w28469

February 10, 2021

CAAR – Urban Institute Issue Brief, Report – February 10, 2021

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

A. “Rationalizing a Medicare Buy-In Policy for Adults Ages 50 to 64 That Builds on the ACA,” by Bowen Garrett (February 2021, .pdf format, 9p.).

www.urban.org/research/publication/rationalizing-medicare-buy-policy-adults-ages-50-64-builds-aca

B. “The Direct Impact of Medicare Spending on Employment and Tax Revenue,” by Richard W. Johnson and Erald Kolasi (February 2021, .pdf format, 21p.).

www.urban.org/research/publication/direct-impact-medicare-spending-employment-and-tax-revenue

February 5, 2021

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Brief – February 5, 2021

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Price Increases Continue to Outpace Inflation for Many Medicare Part D Drugs,” by Juliette Cubanski and Tricia Neuman (February 2021, HTML format).

www.kff.org/medicare/issue-brief/price-increases-continue-to-outpace-inflation-for-many-medicare-part-d-drugs/

February 4, 2021

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Inspector General Report – February 4, 2021

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Opioid Use in Medicare Part D During the Onset of the COVID-19 Pandemic,” (OEI-02-20-00400, February 2021, .pdf format, 10p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/OEI-02-20-00400.asp?utm_source=web&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=OEI-02-20-00400-covid-opioid-02042021

February 1, 2021

CAAR – Tables of Contents – February 1, 2021

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Educational Gerontology (Vol. 47, No. 2, 2021).

www.tandfonline.com/toc/uedg20/47/2?nav=tocList

Health Affairs (Vol. 42, No. 2, February 2021).

www.healthaffairs.org/toc/hlthaff/40/2

January 25, 2021

CAAR – US Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services Data Tables – January 25, 2021

Filed under: Data Files — Tags: , — admin @ 6:07 pm

2019 Medicare Sections,” (January 2021, .pdf and HTML format).

www.cms.gov/research-statistics-data-systems/cms-program-statistics/2019-medicare-sections

CAAR – Urban Institute Brief, Report – January 25, 2021

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A. “Family Structures and Support Strategies in the Older Population: Implications for Baby Boomers,” by Brenda C. Spillman, Melissa M. Favreault, and Eva H. Allen (December 2020, .pdf and HTML format, 13p.).

www.urban.org/research/publication/family-structures-and-support-strategies-older-population

B. “Estimating Current-Law Health Care Spending of Medicare Advantage Enrollees for Use in Microsimulation Modeling of Medicare Policies,” by Adele Shartzer, Bowen Garrett, Diane Arnos, Jessica Banthin, and Anuj Gangopadhyaya (January 2021, .pdf format, 19p.).

www.urban.org/research/publication/estimating-current-law-health-care-spending-medicare-advantage-enrollees-use-microsimulation-modeling-medicare-policies

January 14, 2021

CAAR – US Government Accountability Office Report – January 14, 2021

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Prescription Drugs: Department of Veterans Affairs Paid About Half as Much as Medicare Part D for Selected Drugs in 2017,” (GAO-21-111, December 2020, .pdf format, 23p.).

www.gao.gov/products/GAO-21-111

January 11, 2021

CAAR – National Bureau of Economic Research Working Papers – January 11, 2021

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

A. “Another brick on the Wall: On the Effects of Non-Contributory Pensions on Material and Subjective Well Being,” by Rosangela Bando, Sebastian Galiani & Paul Gertler (w28318, January 2021, .pdf format, 40p.).

www.nber.org/papers/w28318

B. “Robots and Labor in the Service Sector: Evidence from Nursing Homes,” by Karen Eggleston, Yong Suk Lee & Toshiaki Iizuka (w28322, January 2021, .pdf format, 38p.).

www.nber.org/papers/w28322

C. “The Behavioral Foundations of Default Effects: Theory and Evidence from Medicare Part D,” by Zarek C. Brot-Goldberg, Timothy Layton, Boris Vabson & Adelina Yanyue Wang (w28331, January 2021, .pdf format, 61p.).

www.nber.org/papers/w28331

 

January 4, 2021

CAAR – US Government Accountability Office Report – January 4, 2021

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 6:29 pm

Medicare Severe Wound Care: Spending Declines May Reflect Site of Care Changes; Limited Information Is Available on Quality,” (GAO-21-92, January 2021, .pdf format, 39p.).

www.gao.gov/products/GAO-21-92

December 28, 2020

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Reports – December 28, 2020

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A. “Onsite Surveys of Nursing Homes During the COVID-19 Pandemic: March 23-May 30, 2020,” (OEI-01-20-00430, December 2020, .pdf format, 51p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/OEI-01-20-00430.asp

B. “Despite Savings on Many Lab Tests in 2019, Total Medicare Spending Increased Slightly Because of Increased Utilization for Certain High-Priced Tests,” (OEI-09-20-00450,” December 2020, .pdf format, p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/OEI-09-20-00450.asp

 

December 22, 2020

CAAR – Urban Institute Report – December 22, 2020

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The Effects of Medicare Buy-In Policies for Older Adults on Health Insurance Coverage and Health Care Spending,” by Bowen Garrett, Jessica Banthin, Anuj Gangopadhyaya, Matthew Buettgens, Adele Shartzer, John Holahan, and Diane Arnos (December 2020, .pdf format, 43p.).

www.urban.org/research/publication/effects-medicare-buy-policies-older-adults-health-insurance-coverage-and-health-care-spending

December 10, 2020

CAAR – US Social Security Administration, Research, Statistics, and Policy Analysis Report, Periodical – December 10, 2020

A. “Earnings and Employment Data for Workers Covered Under Social Security and Medicare, by State and County, 2018,” (November 2020, Excel and .pdf format, 455p.).

www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/eedata_sc/2018/index.html

B. International Update, November 2020 (November 2020, .pdf format, 4p.).

www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/progdesc/intl_update/2020-11/index.html

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief – December 10, 2020

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Options to Make Medicare More Affordable For Beneficiaries Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond,” by Juliette Cubanski, Meredith Freed, Tricia Neuman, and Anthony Damico (December 2020, .pdf and HTML format, 30p.).

www.kff.org/medicare/report/options-to-make-medicare-more-affordable-for-beneficiaries-amid-the-covid-19-pandemic-and-beyond/

 

November 19, 2020

CAAR – Urban Institute Report – November 19, 2020

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Social Security & Medicare Lifetime Benefits & Taxes: 2020,” by Erald Koasi and C. Eugene Steuerle (November 2020, .pdf format, 27p.).

www.urban.org/research/publication/social-security-medicare-lifetime-benefits-taxes-2020

November 13, 2020

CAAR – Medicare Payment Advisory Commission Hearing Transcript – November 13, 2020

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An agenda and transcript of the November 9-10, 2020 meeting is available.

medpac.gov/-public-meetings-/meeting-details/november-2020-public-meeting

Transcript (.pdf format, 338p.):

medpac.gov/docs/default-source/meeting-materials/nov2020_medpac_transcript_sec.pdf

November 11, 2020

CAAR – Journal of the American Medical Association Article Abstracts – November 11, 2020

A. “Association of Skilled Nursing Facility Participation in a Bundled Payment Model With Institutional Spending for Joint Replacement Surgery,” by Michael L. Barnett, Karen E. Joynt Maddox,E. John Orav, David C. Grabowski, and Arnold M. Epstein (Vol. 324, No. 18, November 10, 2020, p. 1869-1877).

jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/article-abstract/2772760

B. “Effect of Vitamin D Supplementation, Omega-3 Fatty Acid Supplementation, or a Strength-Training Exercise Program on Clinical Outcomes in Older Adults: The DO-HEALTH Randomized Clinical Trial,” by Heike A. Bischoff-Ferrari, Bruno Vellas, René Rizzoli, Reto W. Kressig, José A. P. da Silva, Michael Blauth, David T. Felson, Eugene V. McCloskey, Bernhard Watzl, Lorenz C. Hofbauer, Dieter Felsenberg, Walter C. Willett, Bess Dawson-Hughes, JoAnn E. Manson, Uwe Siebert, Robert Theiler, Hannes B. Staehelin, Caroline de Godoi Rezende Costa Molino, Patricia O. Chocano-Bedoya, Lauren A. Abderhalden, Andreas Egli, John A. Kanis, and Endel J. Orav, for the DO-HEALTH Research Group (Vol. 324, No. 18, November 10, 2020, p. 1855-1868).

jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/article-abstract/2772758

November 3, 2020

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Assistant Secretary for Policy and Evaluation Reports – November 3, 2020

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A. “COVID-19 Intensifies Nursing Home Workforce Challenges,” by Noelle Denny-Brown, Denise Stone, Burke Hays, and Dayna Gallaghe (October 2020, .pdf format, 45p.).

aspe.hhs.gov/basic-report/covid-19-intensifies-nursing-home-workforce-challenges

B. “Changes In Home Health Care Use In Medicare Advantage Compared To Traditional Medicare, 2011-2016,” by Peter J. Huckfeldt, Stephen Zuckerman, Laura Skopec, Joshua Aarons, Robert A. Berenson, Judith Feder, and Douglas Wissoker (September 2020, .pdf format, 22p.).

aspe.hhs.gov/basic-report/changes-home-health-care-use-medicare-advantage-compared-traditional-medicare-2011-2016

 

CAAR – AARP Public Policy Institute Reports – November 3, 2020

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A. “Putting People First by Strengthening Medicare for the Future: Promising Payment and Delivery System Innovations in Medicare,” by Harriet Komisar, Keith Lind, and Claire Noel-Miller (October 2020, .pdf format, 27p.).

www.aarp.org/ppi/info-2020/putting-people-first-by-strengthening-medicare-for-the-future.html

B. “Which Older Adults Have Access to America’s Most Livable Neighborhoods? An Analysis of AARP’s Livability Index,” by Rodney Harrell, Shannon Guzman, Jennifer Molinsky, and Whitney Airgood-Obrycki (October 2020, .pdf format, 38p.).

www.aarp.org/ppi/info-2020/which-older-adults-have-access-to-americas-most-livable-neighborhoods.html

CAAR – Table of Contents – November 3, 2020

Filed under: Journal Table of Contents — Tags: , — admin @ 6:14 pm

Health Affairs (Vol. 39, No. 11, November 2020).

www.healthaffairs.org/toc/hlthaff/39/11

October 29, 2020

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief – October 29, 2020

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 6:14 pm

Medicare Part D: A First Look at Medicare Prescription Drug Plans in 2021,” by Juliette Cubanski and Anthony Damico (October 2020, HTML format).

www.kff.org/medicare/issue-brief/medicare-part-d-a-first-look-at-medicare-prescription-drug-plans-in-2021/

October 22, 2020

CAAR – Commonwealth Fund Issue Brief – October 22, 2020

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Medicare and Home Health: Taking Stock in the COVID-19 Era,” by Courtney Harold Van Houtven and Walter D. Dawson (October 2020, .pdf and HTML format, 10p.).

www.commonwealthfund.org/publications/issue-briefs/2020/oct/medicare-home-health-taking-stock-covid-19-era

October 19, 2020

CAAR – National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper – October 19, 2020

Filed under: Working Papers — Tags: — admin @ 7:21 pm

Links to an abstract available. For full text availability check your organization’s library. “Moneyball in Medicare: Heterogeneous Treatment Effects,” by Edward C. Norton, Emily J. Lawton, and Jun Li (w27948, October 2020, .pdf format, 33p.).

www.nber.org/papers/w27948

October 12, 2020

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Briefs – October 12, 2020

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , , — admin @ 8:18 pm

A. “One in Four Older Adults Report Anxiety or Depression Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic,” by Wyatt Koma, Sarah True, Jeannie Fuglesten Biniek, Juliette Cubanski, Kendal Orgera, and Rachel Garfield (October 2020, HTML format).

www.kff.org/medicare/issue-brief/one-in-four-older-adults-report-anxiety-or-depression-amid-the-covid-19-pandemic/

B. “Medicare Accelerated and Advance Payments for COVID-19 Revenue Loss: More Time to Repay,” by Juliette Cubanski, Karyn Schwartz, Jeannie Fuglesten Biniek, and Tricia Neuman (October 2020, HTML format).

www.kff.org/medicare/issue-brief/medicare-accelerated-and-advance-payments-for-covid-19-revenue-loss-more-time-to-repay/

CAAR – Commonwealth Fund Issue Brief – October 12, 2020

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , , — admin @ 8:15 pm

COVID-19’s Impact on Older Workers: Employment, Income, and Medicare Spending,” by Gretchen Jacobson, Judith Feder, and David C. Radley (October 2020, .pdf and HTML format, 9p.).

www.commonwealthfund.org/publications/issue-briefs/2020/oct/covid-19-impact-older-workers-employment-income-medicare

September 24, 2020

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Report – September 24, 2020

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 8:58 pm

CMS’s Monitoring Activities for Ensuring That Medicare Accountable Care Organizations Report Complete and Accurate Data on Quality Measures Were Generally Effective, but There Were Weaknesses That Could Be Improved,” (A-09-18-03033, September 2020, .pdf format, 19p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oas/reports/region9/91803033.asp

September 10, 2020

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Inspector General Report – September 10, 2020

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 7:40 pm

Billions in Estimated Medicare Advantage Payments From Diagnoses Reported Only on Health Risk Assessments Raise Concerns,” (OEI-03-17-00471, September 2020, .pdf format, 41p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/OEI-03-17-00471.asp

CAAR – Medicare Payment Advisory Commission Hearing Transcript – September 10, 2020

Filed under: Legislation Information Updates — Tags: — admin @ 7:39 pm

An agenda and transcript of the September 3-4, 2020 meeting is available.

medpac.gov/-public-meetings-/meeting-details/september-2020-public-meeting

Transcript (.pdf format, 401p.):

medpac.gov/docs/default-source/meeting-materials/september2020_medpac_meetingtranscript_sec.pdf?sfvrsn=0

September 9, 2020

CAAR – Journal of the American Medical Association Article Abstract – September 9, 2020

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 8:54 pm

Association of Clinician Health System Affiliation With Outpatient Performance Ratings in the Medicare Merit-based Incentive Payment System,” by Kenton J. Johnston, Timothy L. Wiemken, Jason M. Hockenberry, Jose F. Figueroa, and Karen E. Joynt Maddox (Vol. 324, No. 10, September 8, 2020, p. 984-992).

jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/article-abstract/2770411

CAAR – Employee Benefits Research Institute Issue Brief – September 9, 2020

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 8:52 pm

Money Can’t Buy Me Love, but It Might Buy Me Medicare: An Analysis of the Impact of a Medicare Buy-In Policy on Employers,” by Jake Spiegel (September 2020, .pdf format, 24p.). Note: EBRI requires free registration prior to providing access.

www.ebri.org/content/money-can-t-buy-me-love-but-it-might-buy-me-medicare-an-analysis-of-the-impact-of-a-medicare-buy-in-policy-on-employers

CAAR – Table of Contents – September 9, 2020

Filed under: Journal Table of Contents — Tags: — admin @ 8:49 pm

Health Affairs (Vol. 39, No. 9, September 2020).

www.healthaffairs.org/toc/hlthaff/39/9

September 3, 2020

CAAR – Urban Institute Brief – September 3, 2020

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 9:06 pm

Calibrating a Microsimulation Model of Medicare Policy Reform to Match Administrative Benchmarks for Enrollment and Spending,” by Diane Arnos, Bowen Garrett, Anuj Gangopadhyaya, and Adele Shartzer (September 2020, .pdf format, 12p.).

www.urban.org/research/publication/calibrating-microsimulation-model-medicare-policy-reform-match-administrative-benchmarks-enrollment-and-spending

August 27, 2020

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Report – August 26, 2020

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 6:37 pm

Medicare Contractors Were Not Consistent in How They Reviewed Extrapolated Overpayments in the Provider Appeals Process,” (August 2020, .pdf format, 23p.)

oig.hhs.gov/oas/reports/region5/51800024.asp

August 26, 2020

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Inspector General Issue Brief – August 26, 2020

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:47 pm

CMS’s Encounter Data Lack Essential Information That Medicare Advantage Organizations Have the Ability to Collect,” (OEI-03-19-00430, August 2020, .pdf format, 17p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/OEI-03-19-00430.asp

August 20, 2020

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief – August 20, 2020

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

Mail Delays Could Affect Mail-Order Prescriptions for Millions of Medicare Part D and Large Employer Plan Enrollees,” by Juliette Cubanski, Jeannie Fuglesten Biniek, Matthew Rae, Anthony Damico, Brittni Frederiksen, and Alina Salganicoff (August 2020, HTML format).

www.kff.org/coronavirus-covid-19/issue-brief/mail-delays-could-affect-mail-order-prescriptions-for-millions-of-medicare-part-d-and-large-employer-plan-enrollees/

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