Panel: Effects Of Changes In Medicare
(Social Insurance and Income Maintenance)

Friday, November 8, 2013: 9:45 AM-11:15 AM
Scott (Westin Georgetown)

*Names in bold indicate Presenter

Panel Chairs:  Gretchen Jacobson, Kaiser Family Foundation
Discussants:  Amy Davidoff, US Department of Health and Human Services and Chapin White, Center for Studying Health System Change
Examining the Causes of High Average Spending Among Dual Eligibles
Timothy Waidmann, Urban Institute and Lokendra Phadera, University of Illinois

Why Has Growth in Spending for Fee-for-Service Medicare Slowed?
Michael Levine, Congressional Budget Office and Melinda Beeuwkes Buntin, Vanderbilt University

How Has Competitive Bidding In Medicare Advantage Impacted Beneficiaries?
Lauren Hersch Nicholas, Johns Hopkins University

The Impact of Means-Tested Medicare Part B Premiums On Retirement
Padmaja Ayyagari, University of Iowa and Frank Sloan, Duke University