CDHA CAAR

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

December 16, 2021

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Inspector General Report – December 16, 2021

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 6:09 pm

Many Medicare Beneficiaries Are Not Receiving Medication to Treat Their Opioid Use Disorder,” ( OEI-02-20-00390, December 2021, .pdf format, 38p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/OEI-02-20-00390.asp

November 30, 2021

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Report – November 30, 2021

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

CMS Should Strengthen Its Prescription Drug Event Guidance To Clarify Reporting of Sponsor Margin for Medicare Part D Bids,” (A-03-17-00001, November 2021, .pdf format, 15p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oas/reports/region3/31700001.asp

November 24, 2021

CAAR – US Congressional Budget Office Brief – November 24, 2021

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 5:35 pm

Paying for Drugs in Medicare Part D Under Current Law and Under Proposals to Redesign the Program,” (November 2021, .pdf format, 15p.).

www.cbo.gov/publication/57461

November 22, 2021

CAAR – Urban Institute Issue Brief – November 22, 2021

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 5:43 pm

Are Vision and Hearing Benefits Needed in Medicare?” by Anuj Gangopadhyaya, Adele Shartzer, Bowen Garrett, and John Holahan (November 2021, .pdf format, 13p.).

www.urban.org/research/publication/are-vision-and-hearing-benefits-needed-medicare

November 17, 2021

CAAR – US Government Accountability Office Report – November 17, 2021

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

Medicare: Information on the Transition to Alternative Payment Models by Providers in Rural, Health Professional Shortage, or Underserved Areas,” (GAO-22-104618, November 2021, .pdf format, 41p.).

www.gao.gov/products/gao-22-104618

November 12, 2021

CAAR – Medicare Payment Advisory Commission Hearing Transcript – November 12, 2021

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 5:34 pm

An agenda and transcript of the November 8-9, 2021 meeting is available.

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

Transcript (.pdf format, 335p.):

medpac.gov/docs/default-source/default-document-library/november21_medpac_transcript_sec.pdf?sfvrsn=0

November 10, 2021

CAAR – Journal of the American Medical Association Article Abstract – November 10, 2021

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

Association of Participation in the Oncology Care Model With Medicare Payments, Utilization, Care Delivery, and Quality Outcomes,” by Nancy L. Keating, Shalini Jhatakia, Gabriel A. Brooks, Amanda S. Tripp, Inna Cintina, Mary Beth Landrum, Qing Zheng, Thomas J. Christian, Roberta Glass, Van Doren Hsu, Colleen M. Kummet, Susannah Woodman, Carol Simon, and Andrea Hassol, for the Oncology Care Model Evaluation Team (Vol. 326, No. 18, November 9, 2021, p. 1829-1839).

jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/article-abstract/2785949

November 4, 2021

CAAR – Medicare Payment Advisory Commission Hearing Transcript – November 4, 2021

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

An agenda and transcript of the October 7-8, 2021 meeting is available.

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

Transcript (.pdf format, 374p.):

medpac.gov/docs/default-source/default-document-library/oct2021_medpac_transcript_sec.pdf?sfvrsn=0

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief – November 4, 2021

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 5:46 pm

Medicare Part D: A First Look at Medicare Prescription Drug Plans in 2022,” by Juliette Cubanski and Anthony Damico (November 2021, .pdf and HTML format, 13p.).

www.kff.org/medicare/issue-brief/medicare-part-d-a-first-look-at-medicare-prescription-drug-plans-in-2022/

November 3, 2021

CAAR – US Government Accountability Office Reports – November 3, 2021

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

A. “Social Security Disability: Ticket to Work Helped Some Participants, but Overpayments Increased Program Costs,” (GAO-22-104031, October 2021, .pdf format, 78p.).

www.gao.gov/products/gao-22-104031

B. “Social Security and Medicare: Improving the Timeliness of Trust Fund Reports,” (GAO-21-105413, September 2021, .pdf format, 7p.).

www.gao.gov/products/gao-21-105413

CAAR – Tables of Contents – November 3, 2021

Filed under: Journal Table of Contents — Tags: , , , , , — admin @ 5:33 pm

Alzheimer’s and Dementia (Vol. 17, No. 10, October 2021).

alz-journals.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/toc/15525279/2021/17/10

Dementia (Vol. 20, No. 7, October 2021).

journals.sagepub.com/toc/dema/20/7

European Journal of Ageing (Vol. 18, No. 4, December 2021).

link.springer.com/journal/10433/volumes-and-issues/18-4

Health Affairs (Vol. 40, No. 11, November 2021).

www.healthaffairs.org/toc/hlthaff/40/11

Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease (Vol. 84, No. 1, 2021).

content.iospress.com/journals/journal-of-alzheimers-disease/84/1

Journal of Applied Gerontology (Vol. 40, No. 11, November 2021).

journals.sagepub.com/toc/jaga/40/11

Journals of Gerontology (B): Psychological Sciences (Vol. 76B, No. 9, November 2021).

academic.oup.com/psychsocgerontology/issue/76/9

Journal of Women and Aging (Vol. 33, No. 6, 2021).

www.tandfonline.com/toc/wjwa20/33/6?nav=tocList

October 21, 2021

CAAR – Australian Institute of Health and Welfare Report – October 21, 2021

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:19 pm

Predicting early dementia using Medicare claims: a feasibility study using the National Integrated Health Services Information Analysis Asset,” (October 2021, .pdf and HTML format, 32p.).

www.aihw.gov.au/reports/dementia/predicting-early-dementia-using-medicare-claims/contents/summary

October 20, 2021

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services Report – October 20, 2021

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

Most Medicare beneficiaries received telehealth services only from providers with whom they had an established relationship,” (OEI-02-20-00521, October 2021, .pdf format, 6p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/OEI-02-20-00521.asp

October 19, 2021

CAAR – Commonwealth Fund Issue Brief – October 19, 2021

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 6:09 pm

Medicare Advantage vs. Traditional Medicare: How Do Beneficiaries’ Characteristics and Experiences Differ?” by Gretchen Jacobson, Aimee Cicchiello, Janet P. Sutton, and Arnav Shah (October 2021, .pdf, HTML, and PowerPoint format, 17p.).

www.commonwealthfund.org/publications/issue-briefs/2021/oct/medicare-advantage-vs-traditional-medicare-beneficiaries-differ

October 14, 2021

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief – October 14, 2021

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 7:25 pm

Seven in Ten Medicare Beneficiaries Did Not Compare Plans During Past Open Enrollment Period,” by Wyatt Koma, Meredith Freed, Juliette Cubanski, and Tricia Neuman (October 2021, .pdf and HTML format, 8p.).

www.kff.org/medicare/issue-brief/seven-in-ten-medicare-beneficiaries-did-not-compare-plans-during-past-open-enrollment-period/

October 6, 2021

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Report – October 6, 2021

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 6:09 pm

Medicare Overpaid $636 Million for Neurostimulator Implantation Surgeries,” (A-01-18-00500, October 2021, .pdf format, 25p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oas/reports/region1/11800500.asp

October 5, 2021

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation Report – October 5, 2021

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

Associations Between County-level Vaccination Rates and COVID-19 Outcomes Among Medicare Beneficiaries,” by Lok Wong Samson, Wafa Tarazi, E. John Orav, Steven Sheingold, Nancy De Lew, and Benjamin D. Sommers (October 2021, .pdf format, 29p.).

aspe.hhs.gov/reports/covid-19-vaccination-rates-outcomes

October 1, 2021

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

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

Medicare: Provider Performance and Experiences Under the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System,” (GAO-22-104667, October 2021, .pdf format, 61p.).

www.gao.gov/products/gao-22-104667

September 27, 2021

CAAR – US Government Accountability Office Report – September 27, 2021

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 5:46 pm

Medicare Physician Services: Payment Rates, Utilization, and Expenditures of Selected Services in Alaska, Hawaii, and the U.S. Territories,” (GAO-21-607R, September 2021, .pdf format, 29p.).

www.gao.gov/products/gao-21-607r

September 24, 2021

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Report – September 24, 2021

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 1:25 pm

Some Medicare Advantage Companies Leveraged Chart Reviews and Health Risk Assessments To Disproportionately Drive Payments,” (OEI-03-17-00474, September 2021, .pdf format, 28p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/OEI-03-17-00474.asp

 

September 22, 2021

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief – September 22, 2021

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , , — admin @ 5:49 pm

Dental, Hearing, and Vision Costs and Coverage Among Medicare Beneficiaries in Traditional Medicare and Medicare Advantage,” by Meredith Freed, Juliette Cubanski, Nolan Sroczynski, Nancy Ochieng, and Tricia Neuman (September 2021, .pdf and HTML format, 17p.).

www.kff.org/health-costs/issue-brief/dental-hearing-and-vision-costs-and-coverage-among-medicare-beneficiaries-in-traditional-medicare-and-medicare-advantage/

September 17, 2021

CAAR – Urban Institute Reports – September 17, 2021

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , , — admin @ 4:53 pm

A. “Assessment of the Literature on Integrated Care Models for People Dually Enrolled in Medicare and Medicaid: Approaches Used and Priorities for Future Research,” by Laura Barrie, Smith, Timothy A. Waidmann, and Kyle J. Caswell (September 2021, .pdf format, 19p.).

www.urban.org/research/publication/assessment-literature-integrated-care-models-people-dually-enrolled-medicare-and-medicaid

B. “Medicaid Spending on Managed-Care Capitation and Fee-for-Service Claims among Dual Medicare-Medicaid Enrollees: T-MSIS Analytic Files Data Quality,” by Kyle J. Caswell, Timothy A. Waidmann, and Keqin Wei (September 2021, .pdf format, 32p.).

www.urban.org/research/publication/medicaid-spending-managed-care-capitation-and-fee-service-claims-among-dual-medicare-medicaid-enrollees

C. “Is a Dental Benefit Needed in Medicare? Patterns of Dental Care Spending and Use,” by Adele Shartzer, Anuj Gangopadhyaya, John Holahan. Bowen Garrett, and Nikhil Rao (September 2021, .pdf format, 17p.).

www.urban.org/research/publication/dental-benefit-needed-medicare

September 13, 2021

CAAR – Medicare Payment Advisory Commission Hearing Transcript – September 13, 2021

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 3:46 pm

– An agenda and transcript of the September 2-3, 2021 meeting is available.

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

Transcript (.pdf format, 267p.):

medpac.gov/docs/default-source/default-document-library/sept21_medpac_transcript_sec.pdf?sfvrsn=0

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