The Impact of Medicare on Well-Being among the Elderly and Chronically Ill

Tuesday, June 14, 2016: 10:15 AM-11:45 AM
Colloquium Room (Huntsman Hall)
Martin Andersen

This session considers the impact of Medicare coverage on the well-being of the elderly and the chronically ill. The first paper examines the impact of Medicare's expansion in the 1970s to end-stage renal disease patients on health outcomes for those patients. The second paper considers the impact of supplemental coverage on health outcomes. The third paper examines the impact of Medicare Part D coverage on non-medical consumption.

10:15 AM
Effects of Medicare Coverage for the Chronically Ill on Mortality

Author(s): Martin Andersen

Discussant: Christopher Carpenter

10:35 AM
Supplemental coverage decisions among near Medicare eligible adults with chronic disease

Author(s): Jerome A Dugan; Layla G Booshehri

Discussant: Eamon Molloy

10:55 AM