How Does Risk Selection Respond to Risk Adjustment? New Evidence from the Medicare Advantage Program

To combat adverse selection, governments increasingly base payments to health plans and providers on enrollees' scores from risk-adjustment formulae. In 2004, Medicare began to risk-adjust capitation payments to private Medicare Advantage (MA) plans to reduce selection-driven overpayments. But...

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Volume: 104
Main Author: Brown, Jason
Duggan, Mark
Kuziemko, Ilyana
Woolston, William
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: NASHVILLE American Economic Association 01.10.2014
AMER ECONOMIC ASSOC
published in: The American economic review Vol. 104; no. 10; pp. 3335 - 3364
Data of publication: 20141001
ISSN: 0002-8282
1944-7981
EISSN: 1944-7981
Discipline: Economics
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