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Title
Does health status explain higher Medicare costs of Medicaid enrollees?
First Author
Liu, Korbin
Date of Pub
1998 Winter
Pages
39-54
Volume
20
Issue
2
Other Authors
Aragon, Cynthia; Long, Sharon K
Abstract
In this article, the authors present findings on differences in Medicare costs between elderly beneficiaries who are dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid and other Medicare beneficiaries. Data from the Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey (MCBS) were used in the analysis. After controlling for health and functional-status differences, the higher Medicare costs of dual eligible persons, relative to other enrollees, was reduced from 282 percent to 45 percent.
Abstract Continued
N/A
MeSH
Aged : Eligibility Determination/economics : Health Services Needs and Demand/economics : Health Surveys : Human : Medicaid : Medicare : Multivariate Analysis : Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S. : United States
NTIS Number
PB2000-102915