Identifying Provider Prejudice in Healthcare
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This research was funded by the National Institute of Aging (NIA) P01 AG19783-02. We thank Gary Becker, David Cutler, Kevin Murphy, Jonathan Skinner and many seminar participants for comments that have greatly improved our paper. We obtained access to the proprietary data used in this paper through a data use agreement between the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and Dartmouth Medical School. Readers wishing to use these data must obtain them from CMS. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.