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Cognition, Medicare spending and mortality among the elderly

a PSC Research Project [ARCHIVE DISPLAY]

Investigator:   Helen Levy

The proposed study will use data from the Health and Retirement Study (HRS), linked to Medicare claims data, to address the following questions about cognition and Medicare spending among the elderly:

(1) Does better cognitive ability mean more or less Medicare spending?
(2) Does better cognitive ability lead to a different pattern of Medicare spending at the end of life?

Funding Period: 12/01/2009 to 11/30/2010

Country of Focus: USA

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