4123.0: Tuesday, November 14, 2000: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM

Medicare: Utilization, Financing and Programs

Learning Objectives: 1) To understand issues related to provision of care in the Medicare program. 2) To recognize the link between financing and utilization in the Medicare program. 3) To become knowledgable about developing culturally appropriate care programs, especially those targeted at minority groups
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
Presider(s):Nancy A. Miller, PhD
12:30 PMA Randomized Controlled Trial of Primary and Consumer-Directed Care for People with Chronic Illnesses
Gerald M. Eggert, PhD, Brenda Wamsley, MSW
12:45 PMCreating culturally-appropriate Medicare education materials
Susan C. Reinhard, PhD, Beth Stevens, PhD, Robyn I. Stone, DrPH, Marisa A. Scala, MGS
1:00 PMElderly Medicare and Non-Medicare End of Life Expenditures in the MCBS From 1992-1996
Donald R. Hoover, PhD, MPH, Cantor Joel, PhD, Rizie Kumar, MS, Usha Sambamoorthi, PhD, Steven Crystal, PhD
1:15 PMPolitical challenges of financing Medicare for the baby boom
Robert H. Binstock, PhD
1:30 PMRegional variability in Medicare HMO enrollment by elderly minorities: How useful are national statistics?
Robert O. Morgan, PhD, Carolee A. DeVito, PhD, MPH
1:45 PMSeniors spending on medications: How much is too much?
Jana E. Montgomery, BA, Dana Gelb Safran, ScD, Julia Murphy, MD, MPH
Sponsor:Gerontological Health
Cosponsors:Health Administration; Medical Care

The 128th Annual Meeting of APHA