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Adverse selection and the challenges to stand-alone prescription drug insurance

Mark V. Pauly

Adverse selection and the challenges to stand-alone prescription drug insurance

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Insurance, Pharmaceutical services,
  • Drugs -- Prices

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMark V. Pauly, Yuhui Zeng.
    SeriesNBER working paper series -- no. 9919., Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 9919.
    ContributionsZeng, Yuhui., National Bureau of Economic Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination35 p. ;
    Number of Pages35
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17615942M
    OCLC/WorldCa53097792

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Adverse selection and the challenges to stand-alone prescription drug insurance by Mark V. Pauly Download PDF EPUB FB2

Adverse Selection and the Challenges to Stand-Alone Prescription Drug Insurance Mark V. Pauly, Yuhui Zeng. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in August NBER Program(s):Health Economics, Public Economics This paper investigates a possible predictor of adverse selection problems in unsubsidized stand-alone' prescription drug insurance: the persistence of an individual's high.

Adverse Selection and the Challenges to Stand-Alone Prescription Drug Insurance Mark V. Pauly, Yuhui Zeng. Chapter in NBER book Frontiers in Health Policy Research, Volume 7 (), David M. Cutler and Alan M. Garber, editors (p.

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Handle: RePEc:nbr:nberch Adverse Selection and the Challenges to Stand-Alone Prescription Drug Insurance Article in NBER/Frontiers in Health Policy Research 7(1) February with 21. Downloadable. This paper investigates a possible predictor of adverse selection problems in unsubsidized stand-alone' prescription drug insurance: the persistence of an individual's high spending over multiple years.

Using MEDSTAT claims data and data from the Medicare Survey of Current Beneficiaries, we find that persistence is much higher for outpatient drug expenses than for other. Adverse selection and the challenges to stand-alone prescription drug insurance.

[Mark V Pauly; Yuhui Zeng; National Bureau of Economic Research.] -- Abstract: This paper investigates a possible predictor of adverse selection problems in unsubsidized stand-alone' prescription drug insurance: the persistence of an individual's high spending over.

This paper investigates a possible predictor of adverse selection problems in unsubsidized stand-alone prescription drug insurance: the persistence of an individual s high spending over multiple years.

Using Medstat claims data and data from the Medicare Survey of Current Beneficiaries, we find that persistence is much higher for outpatient drug expenses than for other categories of medical Cited by: Stand alone drug plans are not generally found in the private market, probably because those with high spending in one year tend to have high spending the next, making such plans particularly vulnerable to selection (Pauly and Zeng, ).

This vulnerability could have been remedied by having plans compete for temporary franchises for specified Cited by: 5. Relative to other medical spending, prescription drug spending is highly persistent and therefore predictable to consumers.

See Pauly MV, Zeng Y. Adverse Selection and the Challenges to Stand-Alone Prescription Drug Insurance. Frontiers in Health Policy Research. ; – See Pauly M.V.

and Zeng Y., “Adverse Selection and the Challenges to Stand-Alone Prescription Drug Insurance,” Frontiers in Health Policy Research 7 (): 55– Medline, Google Scholar by:   Pauly MV, Zeng Y. Adverse Selection and Challenges to Stand-Alone Prescription Drug Insurance. In: Cutler DM, Garber AM, editors.

Frontiers in Health Policy Research. many prescription drug plans with varying levels of coverage. As a result, Medicare en-rollees with high prescription drug costs have strong incentives to enroll in Part D, espe-cially in plans with more comprehensive coverage.

To measure this potential problem of “adverse selection,” which could threaten plans’ finances, we compared. Why Using Current Medications to Select a Medicare Part D Plan May Lead to Higher Out-of-Pocket Payments.

Adverse selection and the challenges to Cited by: I Health, Education, and Welfare Pp. xvii, $, paper. ISBN JEL Examines the theoretical and practical issues re. This paper investigates a possible predictor of adverse selection problems in unsubsidized stand-alone prescription drug insurance: the persistence of an individual's high spending over multiple Author: Melissa Boyle.

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What’s the difference between prescription discount plans and prescription drug insurance. A: There are two basic and very different types of stand-alone drug plans: prescription discount plans and prescription drug insurance.

In a discount plan, you typically pay a monthly or annual fee, although some discount plans are available free of charge (this one is free). Adverse Selection and the Challenges to Stand-Alone Prescription Drug Insurance Mark V. Pauly and Yuhui Zeng # (HE, PE) Mothers' and Fathers' Labor Supply in Fragile Families: The Role of Child Health Hope Corman, Nancy E.

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The insurance policy will always determine benefits. The management of adverse selection under group insurance contracts necessarily is different from the approach used in individual insurance. Group insurance is based on the group as a unit and, typically, individual insurance eligibility requirements are not used for the group insurance underwriting used in employee benefit plans.

Why Using Current Medications to Select a Medicare Part D Plan May Lead to Higher Out-of-Pocket Payments. Adverse selection and the challenges to stand-alone prescription drug insurance. Doubters even included a top Medicare official, who observed that such stand-alone prescription drug coverage “does not exist in nature.” 1 Elected officials and challengers ran campaign ads promising to kill or substantially reform the new law.

There are no ads against Part D now. Previous opponents of the law have sought to expand it. "Adverse Selection and the Challenges to Stand-Alone Prescription Drug Insurance," Discussion PaperNBER.

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Paying for prescription drugs 4 Rx Savings Plus is a free discount card that can help you save an average of 22 percent on regular retail prices at o participating pharmacies. Phone: Website: Washington Prescription Drug Program allows you to save up to 60 percent on generic. He did not like the stand-alone drug benefit set to begin in Lemieux said the drug benefit in both the House and Senate bills will lead to significant adverse selection problems that will require more money, more government control, or both to make it work.

Individual Plans. FREE for a month, then only $ per month includes: RX™ Prescription plan with savings at o pharmacies. Included in the benefit are additional discounts on hearing aids, diabetic supplies and vitamins. The term health insurance is generally used to describe a form of insurance that pays for medical expenses.

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ERISA defines “employee welfare benefit plan” as plans, funds, or programs established or maintained by an employer or employee organization to provide specified benefits, through insurance or otherwise The Department of Labor (DOL) considers prescription drug benefits to be medical care, whether offered as a stand-alone benefit or part.

Part D covers prescription drugs. It was introduced in the Medicare Modernization Act enacted in and took effect in Anyone with Part A or B is eligible for Part D. To receive this benefit, a person with Medicare must enroll in a stand-alone prescription drug plan or Medicare Advantage plan with prescription drug coverage.

We established standards for updating the AV Calculator for future plan years in the Payment Notice and established an expedited prescription drug exception process based on exigent circumstances for plans providing EHB in the Exchange and Insurance Market Standards for and Beyond Final Rule ( Market Standards Rule) that was.

InMedicare added a new voluntary Part D benefit to cover outpatient prescription drugs through private stand-alone prescription drug plans (PDPs) or as part of comprehensive coverage in.

Avoid more adverse drug interactions and reactions More reliably offer to substitute less expensive drug alternatives by checking the formulary of the insurance provider in the doctor's office Improve medication compliance (taking the prescribed medications on time) by reducing lost and unfilled prescriptions and minimizing patient costs.

Stand-alone prescription drug plans (PDPs) that offer only drug coverage are available to those who want to stay in the original Medicare fee-for-service program 2. Medicare Advantage prescription drug plans (MA-PDs) are available to those who want to obtain all health care services through MCOs participating in Part C • Part D is voluntary.

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Drug Formulary. The list of prescription drugs covered by a pharmacy benefit. To lessen the probability of adverse selection -Adverse Selection: those most likely to submit fraudulent Insurance claims.

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AR to issuers of risk adjustment covered plans because it will mitigate the financial instability associated with potential adverse risk selection. The risk adjustment program also will contribute to consumer confidence in the health insurance industry by helping to stabilize premiums across the individual and small group health insurance.Comprehensive medical insurance is designed as a stand-alone policy that provides broad coverage for a range of in-patient and out-patient services.

Except for the smaller deductible, the provisions of a comprehensive plan are usually the same as those in a major medical plan. The comprehensive policy is sold mainly on a group basis.Title: Prescription Drug Abuse (R21) Announcement Type This is a modification of PA which was previously released on Jand now is divided into separate FOAs for R21 and R03 grant mechanisms.

Update: The following update relating to this announcement has been issued: April 3, - This PA has been reissued as (PA).