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June 29, 2017
Consideration of dental, vision, and hearing services to be covered under Medicare
Amber Willink, Cathy Schoen, Karen Davis

May 12, 2017
High Cost Burdens for Medicare Beneficiaries – New Report from Commonwealth Fund
Cathy Schoen, Karen Davis, Amber Willink



December 6, 2016
Medicare Beneficiaries Oral Health Access and Cost Challenges and Policy Options

Amber Willink, Cathy Schoen, Karen Davis

December 5, 2016
Out-of-Pocket Spending and Financial Burden among Medicare Beneficiaries with Cancer

Amol Narang, Lauren Nicholas

November 22, 2016
Integrated Care Organizations: Medicare Financing for Care at Home
Karen Davis, Amber Willink, Cathy Schoen

November 7, 2016
Risk of Nursing Home Placement and Medicaid
Amber Willink, Karen Davis, Cathy Schoen

October 2016
Family Caregivers as Paid Personal Care Attendants in Medicaid

Jennifer Wolff, Karen Davis, Mark Leeds, Lorraine Narawa, Ian Stockwell, Cynthia Woodcock

October 3, 2016
Physical and/or Cognitive Impairment, Out-of-Pocket Spending and Medicaid Entry Among Older Adults
Amber Willink, Karen Davis, Cathy Schoen, Jennifer Wolff

September 8, 2016
Home-Based Care Model Reduces Diability and Promotes Aging in Place
Sarah L. Szanton, Bruce Leff, Jennifer L. Wolff, Laken C. Roberts, Laura N. Gitlin

April 13, 2016
Medicare Help at Home
Karen Davis and Amber Willink

February 15, 2016
A National Profile of Family and Unpaid Caregivers Who Assist Older Adults with Health Care Activities
Jennifer L. Wolff, Brenda C. Spillman, Vicki A. Freedman and Judith D. Kasper



October 12, 2015
The Disproportionate Impact Of Dementia On Family And Unpaid Caregiving To Older Adults
Judith D. Kasper, Vicki A. Freedman, Brenda C. Spillman and Jennifer L. Wolff

February 13, 2015
Innovative Model Focused on Function of Older Adults Shows Promise for Improving Lives and Reducing Healthcare Costs: Preliminary Findings from CAPABLE
Sarah Szanton, Jennifer Wolff, Bruce Leff, et al.

December 14, 2015
New Medicare Policy Options to Help Low-Income Beneficiaries
Cathy Schoen, Christine Buttorff, Martin Andersen and Karen Davis

October 15, 2015
The Disproportionate Impact of Dementia on Family and Unpaid Caregiving to Older Adults
Judith D. Kasper, Vicki A. Freedman, Brenda C. Spillman and Jennifer L. Wolff

July 9, 2015
Trends in Advance Care Planning Patients with Cancer: Results from a National Longitudinal Survey
Amol K. Narang, Alexi A. Wright and Lauren H. Nicholas



December 23, 2014
Analysis of U.S. Medicare Beneficiaries with Complex Care Needs Highlights Needs for Strengthened Primary Care Systems to Improve Care Coordination
Harriet Martyn

October 23, 2014
Analysis of Survey Compares Americans' Experiences with Access to Health Care as Determined by Income Level
Karen Davis and Jeromie Ballreich

June 16, 2014
New Commonwealth Fund Report Ranks US Health System Last, Outlines U.S Health System's Shortcomings
Karen Davis, Kristof Stremikis, David Squires & Cathy Schoen

April 29, 2014
Advance Directives, Severe Dementia, and End-of-Life Care in the Community vs. Nursing Home
Lauren Nicholas

March 5, 2014
Strengthening the Older Patient-Family Caregiver Partnership to Improve Patient-Centered Care
Jennifer Wolff

January 2, 2014
Accelerating Adoption of Advanced Primary Care Practice
Karen Davis



October 8, 2013
Good Intentions and Unintended Consequences: Policy Challenges of Patient Safety
Lauren Nicholas

July 22, 2013
Quality Measures: An SEC for Health Care?
Peter J. Provonost

June 11, 2013
It's the Prices, Stupid! Lowering Health Care Prices in the U.S.
Gerard Anderson

May 8, 2013
Medicare Essential: A Policy Proposal to Improve Benefits, Improve Care, & Lower Health System Costs
Karen Davis, Cathy Schoen & Stuart Guterman