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NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

The Risk of Out-of-Pocket Health Care Expenditure at End of Life

Samuel Marshall, Kathleen M. McGarry, Jonathan S. Skinner

NBER Working Paper No. 16170
Issued in July 2010

---- Acknowledgements -----

This research was supported by the U.S. Social Security Administration through grant #10-P 98363-1-05 to the National Bureau of Economic Research as part of the SSA Retirement Research Consortium. We are grateful to Michael Hurd and Susann Rohwedder for helpful comments and to Kathy Stroffolino for research assistance. The findings and conclusions expressed are solely those of the author(s) and do not represent the views of SSA, any agency of the Federal Government, or the NBER. McGarry also acknowledges financial support from the NIA through grant number R01AG16593 and Skinner through PO1AG19783. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research. The end-of-life data will be available in STATA and SAS format on www.dartmouth.edu/~jskinner

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