Private Provision of Social Insurance: The Case of Private Plans in Medicare

Monday, June 13, 2016: 1:15 PM-2:45 PM
B21 (Stiteler Hall)
Organizer:
Maria A Polyakova
1:15 PM
Internalizing Behavioral Externalities: Benefit Integration, Health Insurance and Welfare

Author(s): Amanda Starc; Robert Town

Discussant: Haizhen Lin

1:35 PM
The Effects of Supplemental Insurance on Health Care Spending for Disabled Medicare Beneficiaries: A Regression Discontinuity Approach

Author(s): Kate Bundorf; Jay Bhattacharya; Vilsa Curto; Kosali Simon

Discussant: Amanda Starc

1:55 PM
Private provision of social insurance: drug-specific price elasticities and pricing in Medicare Part D

Author(s): Maria A Polyakova; Amy Nadya Finkelstein; Liran Einav

Discussant: Joshua D Gottlieb