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Title

Socioeconomic Differences in Medicare Supplemental Coverage (Health Affairs)

Publication Topics

Managed Care; Medicare; Employment-based coverage; Managed Care; Health Care Delivery System; Health Insurance Coverage and Programs

Publication Type

Journal Article

Publication Date

2000-10-01T07:00:00Z

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<a onclick="OpenPopUpPage('http://healthpolicy.ucla.edu/_layouts/listform.aspx?PageType=4&ListId={7AAD61FA-4BCB-48C0-B0B7-87AFDC3673EF}&ID=94&RootFolder=*', RefreshPage); return false;" href="http://healthpolicy.ucla.edu/_layouts/listform.aspx?PageType=4&ListId={7AAD61FA-4BCB-48C0-B0B7-87AFDC3673EF}&ID=94&RootFolder=*">Nadereh Pourat, PhD</a>

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Abstract

In this study the authors compare the beneficiaries with various types of Medicare supplemental insurance coverage to examine the impact of socioeconomic characteristics on such coverage. We found that those who are more disadvantaged are less likely to have any coverage, and those who have it are less likely to have it subsidized by a former employer. These findings have direct implications for the fairness of proposed programs to provide prescription drug coverage to Medicare beneficiaries, and for the advisability of various proposals for reforming Medicare, including “premium-support” programs.​

Pourat N, Rice T, Kominski GF, Snyder R. Socioeconomic Differences in Medicare Supplemental Coverage. Health Affairs. 19(5): 186-196, October 2000.

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