Changes over time on how the elderly finance medical care—findings from the Health and Retirement Study.
Michael Hurd, RAND
  Financial burden of medical care among the elderly in transitioning to long-term care.
Eric Stallard, Duke University
Marilyn Moon, AIR
  Floor Discussion and Comments
2:45–3:00pm Coffee Break
3:00–4:00pm SESSION FOUR
Emmett Keeler, UCLA
  Implementation Issues—What data are available now? What relevant data will become available under health care reform? What data quality concerns are there? What about timeliness? Can the medical care risk index be released at the same time as the Supplemental Poverty Measure?
  Overview of background paper, Measuring Medical Care Economic Risk: An Assessment of Data Sources
John L. Czajka, Mathematica Policy Research
  Floor Discussion and Comments

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