Linda T. Bilheimer

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All material appearing in this report is in the public domain and may be reproduced or copied without permission; citation as to source, however, is appreciated. Acknowledgments T his report describes the sample design, associated estimation procedures, and variance estimation methods used in Cycle 6 of the National Survey of Family Growth. of NCHS. The(More)
The loss of health insurance upon retirement may be an important component of the cost of retirement, especially for workers without retiree health insurance coverage. We found that insurance costs significantly reduced retirement rates for full-time workers ages 55 to 61. Our estimated elasticities ranged from –0.11 to –0.14 for men and from –0.14 to –0.19(More)
All material appearing in this report is in the public domain and may be reproduced or copied without permission; citation as to source, however, is appreciated. Methodological issues in measuring health disparities.
All material appearing in this report is in the public domain and may be reproduced or copied without permission; citation as to source, however, is appreciated. Maternal mortality and related concepts.
OBJECTIVES This report examines trends in health status and risk factors, health care utilization, and health care expenditures among older men in the United States. METHODS The estimates in this report are based on data from the National Vital Statistics System, National Health Interview Survey, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, National(More)
OBJECTIVES This report presents long-term trends in the number and percentage of persons under age 65 years with different types of health insurance coverage and with no coverage. It documents changes in how the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) has collected information about coverage over almost 50 years. It also compares recent trends in coverage(More)
All material appearing in this report is in the public domain and may be reproduced or copied without permission; citation as to source, however, is appreciated.
Medicaid is currently a major source of financing for health care for those with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) and to a lesser extent, for those with other manifestations of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. It is likely to become even more important in the future. This article focuses on the structure of Medicaid in the context of(More)