Understanding Medicare Plan Choice: Costs, Consequences, and Policy Options

Monday, June 13, 2016: 3:00 PM-4:30 PM
G60 (Huntsman Hall)
Organizer:
Abigail S Friedman
3:00 PM
Premium and Cross-Premium Elasticity of Medicare Health Plan Choices

Author(s): Adam Atherly; Roger Feldman; Stephen T Parente

Discussant: Paul D. Jacobs

3:20 PM
The costs of plan choice and inertia in the Medicare Advantage market

Author(s): Eamon Molloy; Paul D. Jacobs

Discussant: Daria M Pelech

3:40 PM
Using Behavioral Economics to Improve Plan Choice in Medicare: A Randomized Experiment

Author(s): Abigail S Friedman; Richard Frank

Discussant: Anna Sinaiko