Calculating Disease-Based Medical Care Expenditure Indexes for Medicare Beneficiaries: A Comparison of Method and Data Choices
NBER Working Paper No. 19720
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We would like to thank Ana Aizcorbe, Abe Dunn, Richard Frank, Virginia Henriksen, participants in the NBER/CRIW conference on modeling health care costs, Tom Selden and other staff at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, and an anonymous reviewer for helpful comments and advice. The views expressed in this paper are solely those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Bureau of Economic Analysis. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.