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Rural Disabled Medicare Beneficiaries Spend More Out-of-Pocket Than Their Urban Counterparts

Description
Analyzes differences in healthcare out-of-pocket spending, supplemental coverage, and spending by type of service between rural and urban Medicare beneficiaries. Also examines rural-urban differences for Medicare beneficiaries that qualify based on disability status.
Author(s)
Erika C. Ziller, Jennifer D. Lenardson, Andrew F. Coburn
Date
11/2015
Type
Document
Organization
Maine Rural Health Research Center
Tagged as
Elderly population · Health insurance · Medicare · People with disabilities · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data