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Mon, Jan 22, 2018, noon: Narayan Sastry

The insurance value of Medicare

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Baicker, K., and Helen Levy. 2012. "The insurance value of Medicare." New England Journal of Medicine, 367(19): 1773-5.

Medicare should provide access to care and protection from catastrophic spending while not being so generous that beneficiaries overconsume low-value care, thus driving up costs. Setting cost sharing is a balancing act that the Medicare program doesn't perform very well.

DOI:10.1056/NEJMp1210789 (Full Text)

PMCID: PMC3726035. (Pub Med Central)

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