Medicare spending for previously uninsured adults.

  title={Medicare spending for previously uninsured adults.},
  author={J. Michael McWilliams and Ellen R Meara and Alan M Zaslavsky and John Z. Ayanian},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  volume={151 11},
Context Most proposals for health care reform in the United States provide insurance coverage for uninsured people. Contribution Medicare spends more for people who were uninsured before they become eligible for Medicare than for people who were insured before they become eligible for Medicare ($5796 vs. $4773 per year during the 10 years after joining Medicare). Caution Unobserved confounders might explain the difference. Implication Insurance coverage for uninsured adults might be a more… CONTINUE READING


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