A S Adams
Affiliation: Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
- The case for a medicare drug coverage benefit: a critical review of the empirical evidenceA S Adams
Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 126 Brookline Ave, Suite 200, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
Annu Rev Public Health 22:49-61. 2001..Longitudinal evidence from elderly and disabled persons in Medicaid indicates that restricting coverage has serious adverse health outcomes for sick and low-income beneficiaries that actually lead to increased health care costs...
- Use of antihypertensive drugs by Medicare enrollees: does type of drug coverage matter?A S Adams
Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 20:276-86. 2001....
- Supplemental insurance and use of effective cardiovascular drugs among elderly medicare beneficiaries with coronary heart diseaseA D Federman
Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, 180 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
JAMA 286:1732-9. 2001..001). CONCLUSION: Elderly Medicare beneficiaries with CHD who lack drug coverage have disproportionately large drug expenditures and lower use rates of statins, a class of relatively expensive drugs that improve survival...