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Spillovers in Health Care Markets : Implications for Current Law Projections

  title={Spillovers in Health Care Markets : Implications for Current Law Projections},
  author={Michael E Chernew and Katherine Baicker and Carina Martin},
This paper reviews theory and evidence on how changes in one health care sector (e.g., the private sector) may affect outcomes in other sectors (e.g., the public sector). Evidence suggests that these cross-sector “spillovers” may be substantial in both the shortand long-term. This has important implications for projections of future Medicare spending in the Trustees report: the spillovers observed in the past suggest that while some divergences in public and private spending trajectories may… 

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