This database contains 6 studies, archived under the term: "medicare"
Estimation and validation of a multiattribute model of Alzheimer disease progression
Objectives: To estimate and validate a multiattribute model of the clinical course of Alzheimer disease (AD) from mild AD to death in a high-quality prospective cohort study, and to estimate the impact of hypothetical modifications to AD progression rates on costs associated with Medicare and Medicaid services. Data and Methods: The authors estimated sex-specific longitudinal […]
Comparative cardiovascular safety of dementia medications: a cross-national study
Objectives: To compare the cardiovascular safety of currently marketed dementia medications in new users in the United States and Denmark.; Design: Retrospective cohort study.; Setting: Nationally representative sample of Medicare beneficiaries from 2006 through 2009 and nationwide Danish administrative registries from 1997 through 2007.; Participants: Individuals treated with a dementia medication aged 65 and older.; […]
Cost evaluation of a coordinated care management intervention for dementia
Objective: To calculate intervention costs and the potential cost offset of a care management intervention that substantially improved the quality of dementia care.; Study Design: From both a payer perspective and a social planner perspective, we analyzed data from a cluster randomized controlled trial (RCT) evaluating this intervention versus usual care. The RCT included 408 […]