CDHA CAAR

July 10, 2020

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

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 5:37 pm

Comparing Private Payer and Medicare Payment Rates for Select Inpatient Hospital Services,” by Eric Lopez, Gary Claxton, Karyn Schwartz, Matthew Rae, Nancy Ochieng, and Tricia Neuman (July 2020, HTML format).

www.kff.org/medicare/issue-brief/comparing-private-payer-and-medicare-payment-rates-for-select-inpatient-hospital-services/

July 9, 2020

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Service, Office of Inspector General Report – July 9, 2020

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 8:21 pm

Loophole in Drug Payment Rule Continues To Cost Medicare and Beneficiaries Hundreds of Millions of Dollars,” (OEI-BL-20-00100, July 2020, .pdf format, 16p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/OEI-BL-20-00100.asp

July 8, 2020

CAAR – National Bureau of Economic Research Working Papers – July 8, 2020

Filed under: Working Papers — Tags: , , , , — admin @ 6:53 pm

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

A. “Older People are Less Pessimistic about the Health Risks of Covid-19,” by Pedro Bordalo, Katherine B. Coffman, Nicola Gennaioli, and Andrei Shleifer (w27494, July 2020, .pdf format, 29p.).

www.nber.org/papers/w27494

B. “Variation in Health Care Prices Across Public and Private Payers,” by Toren L. Fronsdal, Jay Bhattacharya, and Suzanne Tamang (w27490, July 2020, .pdf format, 58p.).

www.nber.org/papers/w27490

C. “Physician Characteristics and Patient Survival: Evidence from Physician Availability,” by Joseph J. Doyle Jr. (w27458, July 2020, .pdf format, 38p.).

www.nber.org/papers/w27458

June 30, 2020

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Service, Office of the Inspector General Report – June 30, 2020

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

Part D Plans Generally Include Drugs Commonly Used by Dual Eligibles: 2020,” (OEI-05-20-00190, June 2020, .pdf format, 34p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/oei-05-20-00190.asp

June 17, 2020

CAAR – Urban Institute Report – June 17, 2020

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 3:16 pm

Development and Structure of BETOS 2.0 with Illustrative Data,” by Robert A. Berenson and Mary Jo Braid-Forbes (June 2020, .pdf and HTML format, 43p.).

www.urban.org/research/publication/development-and-structure-betos-20-illustrative-data

June 16, 2020

CAAR – Medicare Payment Advisory Commission Report – June 16, 2020

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 6:30 pm

Report to the Congress: Medicare and the Health Care Delivery System,” (June 2020, .pdf format, 227p.).

medpac.gov/docs/default-source/reports/jun20_reporttocongress_sec.pdf?sfvrsn=0

June 11, 2020

CAAR – AARP Public Policy Institute Reports – June 11, 2020

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

A. “How Does Earnings Inequality Affect Social Security Financing?” by Richard W. Johnson [Urban Institute] (June 2020, .pdf format, 10p.).

www.aarp.org/ppi/info-2020/how-does-earnings-inequality-affect-social-security-financing.html

B. “Medicare Beneficiaries’ Out-of-Pocket Spending for Health Care,” by Claire Noel-Miller (June 2020, .pdf format, 8p.).

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

June 10, 2020

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

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

Insulin Costs and Coverage in Medicare Part D,” by Juliette Cubanski, Tricia Neuman, Sarah True, and Anthony Damico (June 2020, HTML format).

www.kff.org/medicare/issue-brief/insulin-costs-and-coverage-in-medicare-part-d/

June 1, 2020

CAAR – Employee Benefit Research Institute Issue Brief – June 1, 2020

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 5:07 pm

A Bit of Good News During the Pandemic: Savings Medicare Beneficiaries Need for Health Expenses Decrease in 2020,” by Jack VanDerhei and Paul Fronstin (May 2020, .pdf format, 12p.). Note: EBRI requires free registration prior to providing access to full-text.

www.ebri.org/content/a-bit-of-good-news-during-the-pandemic-savings-medicare-beneficiaries-need-for-health-expenses-decrease-in-20%5B20

May 27, 2020

CAAR – National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper – May 27, 2020

Filed under: Working Papers — Tags: — admin @ 5:01 pm

Links to an abstract are available. For full text availability check your organization’s library. “Voluntary Regulation: Evidence from Medicare Payment Reform,” by Liran Einav, Amy Finkelstein, Yunan Ji, and Neale Mahoney (w27223, May 2020, .pdf format, 57p.).

www.nber.org/papers/w27223

May 21, 2020

CAAR – US Government Accountability Office Reports – May 21, 2020

A. “Medicare: CMS Should Provide Beneficiaries More Information about Substance Use Disorder Coverage,” (GAO-20-408, May 2020, .pdf format, 37p.).

www.gao.gov/products/GAO-20-408

B. “Infection Control Deficiencies Were Widespread and Persistent in Nursing Homes Prior to COVID-19 Pandemic,” (GAO-20-576R, May 2020, .pdf format, 15p.).

www.gao.gov/products/GAO-20-576R

May 18, 2020

CAAR – Commonwealth Fund Issue Brief – May 18, 2020

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

As It Grows, Medicare Advantage Is Enrolling More Low-Income and Medically Complex Beneficiaries,” by As It Grows, Medicare Advantage Is Enrolling More Low-Income and Medically Complex Beneficiaries,” by Christie Teigland, Zulkarnain Pulungan, Tanya Shah, Eric C. Schneider, and Shawn Bishop (May 2020, .pdf and HTML format, 15p.).

www.commonwealthfund.org/publications/issue-briefs/2020/may/medicare-advantage-enrolling-low-income-medically-complex

May 13, 2020

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Service, Office of Inspector General Report – May 13, 2020

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 5:32 pm

Medicare Part D Beneficiaries at Serious Risk of Opioid Misuse or Overdose: A Closer Look,” (OEI-02-19-00130, May 2020, .pdf format, 24p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/oei-02-19-00130.asp

CAAR – Journal of the American Medical Association Article Abstracts – May 13, 2020

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , , , — admin @ 5:30 pm

A. “Association Between Initiation of Pulmonary Rehabilitation After Hospitalization for COPD and 1-Year Survival Among Medicare Beneficiaries,” by Peter K. Lindenauer, Mihaela S. Stefan, Penelope S. Pekow, Kathleen M. Mazor, Aruna Priya, Kerry A. Spitzer, Tara C. Lagu, Quinn R. Pack, Victor M. Pinto-Plata, and Richard ZuWallack (Vol. 323, No. 18, May 12, 2020, p. 1813-1823).

jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/article-abstract/2765730

B. “Effect of Biomechanical Footwear on Knee Pain in People With Knee Osteoarthritis: The BIOTOK Randomized Clinical Trial,” by Stephan Reichenbach, David T. Felson, Cesar A. Hincapie, Sarah Heldner, Lukas Bütikofer, Armando Lenz, Bruno R. da Costa, Harald M. Bonel, Richard K. Jones, Gillian A. Hawker, and Peter Jüni (Vol. 323, No. 18, May 12, 2020, p. 1802-1812).

jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/article-abstract/2765729

May 8, 2020

CAAR – AARP Public Policy Institute Report – May 8, 2020

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 5:06 pm

Medicare Financial Outlook: What Do Trust Fund Solvency Projections Mean?” by Harriet Komisar (May 2020, .pdf format, 7p.).

www.aarp.org/ppi/info-2020/medicare-financial-outlook.html

April 28, 2020

CAAR – National Academy of Social Insurance Report – April 28, 2020

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 5:30 pm

Medicare Finances: Findings of the 2020 Trustees Report,” by Bethany Cole (Health Policy Brief, No. 16, April 2020, .pdf format, 10p.).

www.nasi.org/research/2020/medicare-finances-findings-2020-trustees-report

April 27, 2020

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief – April 27, 2020

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 5:22 pm

Medicare Beneficiaries’ Financial Security Before the Coronavirus Pandemic,” by Wyatt Koma, Tricia Neuman, Gretchen Jacobson, and Karen Smith (April 2020, HTML format).

www.kff.org/medicare/issue-brief/medicare-beneficiaries-financial-security-before-the-coronavirus-pandemic/

 

April 23, 2020

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief – April 23, 2020

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

A Dozen Facts About Medicare Advantage in 2020,” by Meredith Freed, Anthony Damico, and Tricia Neuman (April 2020, HTML format).

www.kff.org/medicare/issue-brief/a-dozen-facts-about-medicare-advantage-in-2020/

April 22, 2020

CAAR – US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Report – April 22, 2020

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 6:21 pm

2020 Annual Report Of The Boards Of Trustees Of The Federal Hospital Insurance And Federal Supplementary Medical Insurance Trust Funds,” (April 2020, .pdf format, 249p.).

www.cms.gov/files/document/2020-medicare-trustees-report.pdf

April 15, 2020

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief – April 15, 2020

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

How Much More Than Medicare Do Private Insurers Pay? A Review of the Literature,” by Eric Lopez, Tricia Neuman, Gretchen Jacobson, and Larry Levitt (April 2020, HTML format).

www.kff.org/medicare/issue-brief/how-much-more-than-medicare-do-private-insurers-pay-a-review-of-the-literature/

April 7, 2020

CAAR – Medicare Payment Advisory Committee Hearing Testimony – April 7, 2020

Filed under: Legislation Information Updates — Tags: — admin @ 6:02 pm

An agenda and transcript of the April 2-3, 2020 meeting is available.

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

Transcript (.pdf format, 147p.):

medpac.gov/docs/default-source/default-document-library/04_02_20_transcript_medpac_final.pdf?sfvrsn=0

CAAR – Journal of the American Medical Association Research Letter Abstract – April 7, 2020

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

Medicare Enrollment Among Patients With End-Stage Kidney Disease Receiving Dialysis in Outpatient Facilities Between 2005 and 2016,” by Abby Hoffman, Caroline E. Sloan, Matthew L. Maciejewski, and Virginia Wang (Vol. 323, No. 13, April 7, 2020, p. 1314-1316).

jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/article-abstract/2764171

March 31, 2020

CAAR – National Academy of Social Insurance Report

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 3:08 pm

“Examining Approaches to Expand Medicare Eligibility: Key Design Options and Implications,” by Elizabeth Docteur, Renée M. Landers, Bethany Cole, Marilyn Moon, and Cori Uccello (March 2020, .pdf format, 177p.).

www.nasi.org/research/2020/examining-approaches-expand-medicare-eligibility-key-design

March 30, 2020

CAAR – Medicare Payment Advisory Committee Hearing Testimony – March 30, 2020

Filed under: Conferences — Tags: — admin @ 7:14 pm

An agenda and transcript of the March 5-6, 2020 meeting is available.

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

Transcript (.pdf format, 377p.):

medpac.gov/docs/default-source/default-document-library/march_2020_medpac_transcript_sec.pdf?sfvrsn=0

March 23, 2020

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief – March 23, 2020

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 4:37 pm

Examining Current Medicare Part D Policies for Extended Supplies of Medication,” by Juliette Cubanski, Karyn Schwartz, and Anthony Damico (March 2020, HTML format).

www.kff.org/medicare/issue-brief/examining-current-medicare-part-d-policies-for-extended-supplies-of-medication/

March 16, 2020

CAAR – US Medicare Payment Advisory Commission Report – March 16, 2020

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 6:25 pm

Report to the Congress: Medicare Payment Policy,” (March 2020, .pdf format, 531p.).

www.medpac.gov/docs/default-source/reports/mar20_entirereport_sec.pdf

CAAR – US Government Accountability Office Report – March 16, 2020

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , , — admin @ 6:24 pm

Medicare and Medicaid: Alignment of Managed Care Plans for Dual-Eligible Beneficiaries,” (GAO-20-319, March 2020, .pdf format, 36p.).

www.gao.gov/products/GAO-20-319

March 10, 2020

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Service, Office of Inspector General Report – March 10, 2020

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 5:10 pm

Key Medicare Tools To Safeguard Against Pharmacy Fraud and Inappropriate Billing Do Not Apply to Part D,” (OEI-02-15-00440, March 2020, .pdf format, 16p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/oei-02-15-00440.asp

March 6, 2020

CAAR – Medicare Payment Advisory Commission Hearing Transcript – March 6, 2020

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 5:19 pm

An agenda and transcript of the January 16-17, 2020 meeting is available.

www.medpac.gov/-public-meetings-/meeting-details/january-2020-public-meeting

Transcript (.pdf format, 479p.):

www.medpac.gov/docs/default-source/default-document-library/jan20_medpac_meeting_transcript_sec.pdf?sfvrsn=0

March 2, 2020

CAAR – US Government Accountability Office Report – March 2, 2020

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 5:56 pm

Medicare: Information on Medicare-Dependent Hospitals,” (GAO-20-300, February 2020, .pdf format, 46p.).

www.gao.gov/products/GAO-20-300

February 21, 2020

CAAR – National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper – February 21, 2020

Filed under: Working Papers — Tags: — admin @ 5:06 pm

Links to an abstract are available. For full text availability check your organization’s library. “Drug Firms’ Payments and Physicians’ Prescribing Behavior in Medicare Part D,” by Colleen Carey, Ethan M.J. Lieber, and Sarah Miller (w26751, February 2020, .pdf format, 52p.).

www.nber.org/papers/w26751

February 20, 2020

CAAR – US National Center for Health Statistics Data Brief – February 20, 2020

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 5:15 pm

Problems Paying Medical Bills, 2018,” by Amy E. Cha and Robin A. Cohen (Data Brief No. 357, February 2020, .pdf and HTML format, 7p.).

www.cdc.gov/nchs/products/databriefs/db357.htm

February 5, 2020

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – February 5, 2020

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

Utilization of ACP CPT codes among high-need Medicare beneficiaries in 2017: A brief report,” by Amanda J. Reich, Ginger Jin, Avni Gupta, Dae Kim, Stuart Lipstiz, Holly G. Prigerson, Jennifer Tjia, Keren Ladin, Scott D. Halpern, Zara Cooper, and Joel S. Weissman (PLoS ONE 15(2): e0228553. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0228553, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 8p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0228553

CAAR – Table of Contents – February 6, 2020

Filed under: Journal Table of Contents — Tags: — admin @ 5:51 pm

Health Affairs (Vol. 39, No. 2, February 2020).

www.healthaffairs.org/toc/hlthaff/39/2

January 28, 2020

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Report – January 28, 2020

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 5:17 pm

CMS’s Implementation of a 2014 Policy Change Resulted in Improvements in the Reporting of Coverage Gap Discounts Under Medicare Part D,” (A-07-16-06067, January 2020, .pdf format, 14p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oas/reports/region7/71606067.asp

January 27, 2020

CAAR – US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Memorandum – January 27, 2020

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 5:17 pm

Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) for Medicare Beneficiaries with Advanced Cancer,” (CAG-00450R, January 2020).

www.cms.gov/medicare-coverage-database/details/nca-decision-memo.aspx?NCAId=296

January 21, 2020

CAAR – Medicare Payment Advisory Commission Hearing Transcript – January 21, 2020

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

An agenda and transcript of the December 5-6, 2019 meeting is available.

www.medpac.gov/-public-meetings-/meeting-details/december-2019-public-meeting

Transcript (.pdf format, 412p.):

www.medpac.gov/docs/default-source/meeting-materials/medpac-december-2019-transcript_rev121219_sec.pdf

January 16, 2020

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Report – January 16, 2020

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

CMS’s Controls Over Assigning Medicare Beneficiary Identifiers and Mailing New Medicare Cards Were Generally Effective but Could Be Improved in Some Areas,” (A-09-19-03003, January 2020, .pdf format, 16p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oas/reports/region9/91903003.asp

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Articles – January 17, 2020

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

A. “Healthcare utilization of Mexican-American Medicare beneficiaries with and without Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias,” by Brian Downer, Soham Al Snih, Mukaila Raji, Lin-Na Chou, Yong-Fang Kuo, Kyriakos S. Markides, and Kenneth J. Ottenbacher (PLoS ONE 15(1): e0227681. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0227681, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 16p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0227681

B. “Staging dementia based on caregiver reported patient symptoms: Implications from a latent class analysis,” by Qi Yuan, Tee Hng Tan, Peizhi Wang, Fiona Devi, Hui Lin Ong, Edimansyah Abdin, Magadi Harish, Richard Goveas, Li Ling Ng, Siow Ann Chong, and Mythily Subramaniam (PLoS ONE 15(1): e0227857. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0227857, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 12p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0227857

January 8, 2020

CAAR – Center for Retirement Research at Boston College Issue Briefs – January 8, 2020

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , , — admin @ 5:19 pm

A. “How Big Is the Government Subsidy for Medicare Part D?” by Alicia H. Munnell, Gal Wettstein and Wenliang Hou (IB No. 19-20, December 2019, .pdf and Excel format, 5p.).

crr.bc.edu/briefs/how-big-is-the-government-subsidy-for-medicare-part-d/

B. “How Will Emerging Computers Affect Older Workers by 2040?” by Anek Belbase and Andrew D. Eschtruth (IB No. 20-1, January 2020, .pdf and Excel format, 6p.).

crr.bc.edu/briefs/how-will-emerging-computers-affect-older-workers-by-2040/

December 27, 2019

CAAR – Commonwealth Fund Brief – December 27, 2019

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

The Slowdown in Medicare Spending Growth for Baby Boomers and Older Beneficiaries,” by Laura M. Keohane, Lucas Stewart, and Melinda B. Buntin (December 2019, .pdf and HTML format, 9p.).

www.commonwealthfund.org/publications/issue-briefs/2019/sep/slowdown-medicare-spending-growth-baby-boomers-older-beneficiaries

December 18, 2019

CAAR – Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report Article – December 18, 2019

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 5:30 pm

Hospitalizations for Inflammatory Bowel Disease Among Medicare Fee-for-Service Beneficiaries — United States, 1999–2017,” by Fang Xu, Anne G. Wheaton, Yong Liu, Hua Lu, and Kurt J. Greenlund (Vol. 68, No. 49, December 13, 2019, .pdf and HTML format, p. 1134-1138).

www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/68/wr/mm6849a2.htm

December 12, 2019

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Report – December 12, 2019

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 5:28 pm

Billions in Estimated Medicare Advantage Payments From Chart Reviews Raise Concerns,” (OEI-03-17-00470, December 2019, .pdf format, 39p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/oei-03-17-00470.asp

December 9, 2019

CAAR – Medicare Payment Advisory Commission Hearing Transcript – December 9, 2019

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:55 pm

An agenda and transcript of the November 7-8, 2019 meeting is available.

www.medpac.gov/-public-meetings-/meeting-details/november-2019-public-meeting

Transcript (.pdf format, 410p.):

www.medpac.gov/docs/default-source/default-document-library/medpac-november-2019-transcript.pdf?sfvrsn=0

December 2, 2019

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief – December 2, 2019

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 5:24 pm

No Itch to Switch: Few Medicare Beneficiaries Switch Plans During the Open Enrollment Period,” by Wyatt Koma, Juliette Cubanski, Gretchen Jacobson, Anthony Damico, and Tricia Neuman (November 2019, .pdf and HTML format, 4p.).

www.kff.org/medicare/issue-brief/no-itch-to-switch-few-medicare-beneficiaries-switch-plans-during-the-open-enrollment-period/

November 27, 2019

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Service, Office of Inspector General Report – November 27, 2019

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:39 pm

Hospitals Received Millions in Excessive Outlier Payments Because CMS Limits the Reconciliation Process,” (A-05-16-00060, November 2019, .pdf format, 19p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oas/reports/region5/51600060.asp

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief – November 27, 2019

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 4:36 pm

A Look at Recent Proposals to Control Drug Spending by Medicare and its Beneficiaries,” by Meredith Freed, Juliette Cubanski, and Tricia Neuman (November 2019, .pdf and HTML format, 27p.).

www.kff.org/medicare/issue-brief/a-look-at-recent-proposals-to-control-drug-spending-by-medicare-and-its-beneficiaries/

November 26, 2019

CAAR – US Social Security Administration, Research, Statistics, and Policy Analysis Reports, Periodical – November 26, 2019

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , , — admin @ 5:21 pm

A. “Annual Statistical Supplement, 2019,” (November 2019, .pdf and Excel format, 432p.).

www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/supplement/2019/index.html

B. “Earnings and Employment Data for Workers Covered Under Social Security and Medicare, by State and County, 2017,” (November 2019, .pdf and Excel format, 455p.).

www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/eedata_sc/2017/index.html

C. SSI Monthly Statistics, October 2019 (November 2019, .pdf and Excel format, 10p.).

www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/ssi_monthly/2019-10/index.html

November 22, 2019

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Report – November 22, 2019

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 6:06 pm

Registered Nurses Did Not Always Visit Medicare Beneficiaries’ Homes At Least Once Every 14 Days To Assess The Quality of Care and Services Provided by Hospice Aides,” (A-09-18-03022, November 2019, .pdf format, 14p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oas/reports/region9/91803022.asp

November 21, 2019

CAAR – National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper – November 21, 2019

Filed under: Working Papers — Tags: — admin @ 5:01 pm

Links to an abstract are available. For full text availability check your organization’s library. “Does One Medicare Fit All? The Economics of Uniform Health Insurance Benefits,” by Mark Shepard, Katherine Baicker, and Jonathan S. Skinner (w26472, November 2019, .pdf format, 43p.).

www.nber.org/papers/w26472

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