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Demography (1966) 3 (2): 545–547.
Published: 01 June 1966
...Robert J. Myers Summary The so-called Medicare program enacted by the 1965 Amendments to the Social Security Act will have a significant impact on demographic studies, in view of the vast amount of previously unobtainable data that will be made available. Not only will there be extensive...
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Demography (1992) 29 (4): 565–580.
Published: 01 November 1992
..., that the rather strict evidentiary requirements upon enrollment in the Medicare program or (if earlier) upon entitlement to Social Security benefits promote the accuracy of the age information, while the integrity of the file is promoted by the mechanism in place to purge the enrollment file of persons delinquent...
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Demography (2000) 37 (2): 247–249.
Published: 01 May 2000
... Married Couples in Medicare Data: Mortality, Morbidity, and Health Care Use Among the Married Elderly, by Iwashyna, Zhang, Lauderdale, and Christakis (1998), offers a strategy for mitigating one aspect of a deficiency in program admin- istrative data all too familiar to those of us who work in pro- gram...
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Demography (2001) 38 (2): 215–226.
Published: 01 May 2001
... exploding program costs. The retirement of baby boomers during the next few decades will lead to very large increases in the number of Medicare enrollees. In addition, en- rollees are increasingly likely to live to advanced ages. Older Medicare enrollees typically use more health care than younger enrolles...
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Demography (1998) 35 (4): 413–419.
Published: 01 November 1998
... ), 71 – 78 . Christakis , N.A. , & Escarce , J.J. ( 1996 ). Survival of Medicare Patients After EnroIlment in Hospice Programs . New England Journal of Medicine , 335 , 172 – 78 . 10.1056/NEJM199607183350306 Christakis , N.A. , & Iwashyna , T.J. ( 1998...
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Demography (2016) 53 (4): 1109–1134.
Published: 06 July 2016
... ). In addition to the fact that the nonpayment of Medicare Part B premiums results in the termination of enrollment in the program, the age reporting in these Medicare records is thought to be superior to age reporting in vital statistics and census data, given that proof of age is required to qualify for Social...
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Demography (2007) 44 (3): 459–477.
Published: 01 August 2007
... of Sciences , 103 ( 48 ), 18374 – 79 . 10.1073/pnas.0608483103 Healthcare Spending and the Medicare Program: A Data Book . ( 2004 ). Washington, DC : MEDPAC . Moeller J.F. , Miller G.E. , & Banthin J.S. ( 2004 ). Looking Inside the Nation’s Medicine Cabinet: Trends...
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Demography (2010) 47 (Suppl 1): S173–S190.
Published: 01 March 2010
... of the elderly. All elderly Americans receive health insurance through Medicare, a public program whose future liabilities are thought to represent the single greatest threat to the ¿ scal health of the U.S. economy in the coming *Daniella J. Perlroth, Stanford Health Policy, Stanford University, 105 Encina...
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Demography (2008) 45 (4): 851–873.
Published: 01 November 2008
... in the hospital in the latter half of 1992. Because most bene ciaries enter the Medicare program at age 65, we restrict the analysis to marital dyads and marital triads in which all individuals were aged 65.5 or older at baseline in order to guarantee six months of health look-back for the entire sample. We...
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Demography (2002) 39 (3): 529–540.
Published: 01 August 2002
... of Surnames in Ethnic Research: The Case of Kims in the Korean American Population . Demography , 21 , 347 – 59 . 10.2307/2061164 POMS, Program Operations Manual System . ( 1995 ). Baltimore, MD : U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Social Security Administration, Office of Policy...
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Demography (1979) 16 (2): 279–288.
Published: 01 May 1979
... States life table values for 1969-71 at ages 95 and over were based on the experience of the Medicare program rather than on census data and registered deaths (U.S. National Center for Health Statistics, 1975). In the 1960 Matched Records Study, mortality rates were calculated where age for both...
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Demography (2004) 41 (1): 109–128.
Published: 01 February 2004
... of these individuals differs from that of individuals whose birthplace is known, Medicare-NUMIDENT data are less well suited for estimating age-specific death rates among Hispanic subgroups than for estimating overall Hispanic mortality. Finally, be- cause Medicare is a health insurance program primarily...
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Demography (2015) 52 (6): 2021–2049.
Published: 02 November 2015
.... Given that cancer originally was the index disease, it was not included as a comorbid condition in this SEER-Medicare program. Accordingly, we add cancer as comorbid disease. We identify specific episodes of the following 17 major morbidity conditions occurring during the interval 1992–2009 on a per...
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Demography (2010) 47 (4): 1035–1051.
Published: 01 November 2010
... either through an employer or in the private, nongroup market, a patchwork of public programs is available. These programs are generally aimed at covering the elderly, the disabled, and poor and low-income individu- als with dependent children. In the 1960s, Medicare and Medicaid were created to provide...
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Demography (2015) 52 (3): 729–749.
Published: 06 June 2015
..., it should bear directly on the question of interest. Ben-Shalom et al. ( 2012 ) calculated the total amount that each family received from all major social insurance and means-tested programs in the month prior to interview, except for Medicaid and Medicare. (Medicaid and Medicare have to be excluded...
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Demography (1998) 35 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 February 1998
... of federal funds by municipali- ties. It also undermines the quality of the sampling frame for national surveys such as the Current Population Survey. Because of the centrality of the census to all national data systems and to public policy issues, the U.S. Census Bureau has undertaken an ambitious program...
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Demography (2002) 39 (4): 697–712.
Published: 01 November 2002
.... ( 1966 ). A Method of Estimating the Population of Minor Civil Divisions . Rural Sociology , 31 , 355 – 61 . Shahidullah M. ( 1999 ). Unpublished survey of state members of the Federal-State Cooperative Program for Population Estimates . Springfield : Illinois Center for Health...
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Demography (2008) 45 (1): 115–128.
Published: 01 February 2008
... are calculated by using the IMaCh computer pro- gram. IMaCh is a maximum-likelihood program that makes use of the Markov Chains and is developed by the Institute d Etudes Démographiques (INED Paris). It calculates prob- abilities of transition from one health state to another, total life expectancy, and life...
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Demography (2009) 46 (3): 627–646.
Published: 01 August 2009
...). These disability indicators have been used not only in research on trends in the older population but in determining eligibility for participation in publicly funded health care programs (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services 2005; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 2000). DISABILITY-FREE LIFE...
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Demography (2004) 41 (3): 417–441.
Published: 01 August 2004
..., two thirds of which were paid by governmental programs (Congressional Budget Office 1999). There are also substantial uncompensated costs as- sociated with informal care provided primarily by families. Hence, as the size of the older population grows, tracking the proportion who need assistance...