The Effect of Cost Sharing on Utilization of Preventive Services Among Medicare Beneficiaries

The Effect of Cost Sharing on Utilization of Preventive Services Among Medicare Beneficiaries

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Statement of problem. In the 1990s, Congress became concerned that Medicare's cost-sharing requirements were deterring women from getting mammograms and Pap smears. To increase utilization rates, Congress eliminated the Part B deductible for these two preventive services. This study assessed whether the deductible waiver was effective in increasing mammogram and Pap smear use and to understand how different groups responded to the policy change.The number of chronic conditions was calculated using a multi-step process involving a list of 1, 392 ICD-9-CM diagnosis codes identifying chronic conditions26 and AHRQa#39;s CCS, which classifies all ICD-9-CM codes (regardless of whether oranbsp;...


Title:The Effect of Cost Sharing on Utilization of Preventive Services Among Medicare Beneficiaries
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Publisher:ProQuest - 2009
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