Does poorer familiarity with Medicare translate into worse access to health care?

@article{Morgan2008DoesPF,
  title={Does poorer familiarity with Medicare translate into worse access to health care?},
  author={Robert O. Morgan and Cayla R. Teal and Jennifer C Hasche and Laura A. Petersen and Margaret Mary Byrne and Debora A. Paterniti and Beth A. Virnig},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={2008},
  volume={56 11},
  pages={2053-60}
}
OBJECTIVES To examine the relationship between a global measure of Medicare program familiarity and a broad set of measures of actual and perceived healthcare access. DESIGN Mailed survey in fall of 2004 (2,997 completed surveys; 53% response rate). SETTING Metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas across the United States. PARTICIPANTS White, black, and… CONTINUE READING