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Enrolling Low-Income Beneficiaries in the Medicare Savings Programs: Pathways, Barriers, and Program Impacts

Citation

Walsh, E. G., Hoover, S., Haber, S., & Adamache, W. (2003, June). Enrolling Low-Income Beneficiaries in the Medicare Savings Programs: Pathways, Barriers, and Program Impacts. Presented at , .

Abstract

The Medicare Savings Programs assist low-income beneficiarieswith Medicare cost sharing requirements, but many eligibles are notenrolled. We sought to identify factors associated with enrollment, andbarriers to enrollment; learn about the beneficiary experience of theenrollment process; and evaluate the extent to which these programsdecrease financial burden for low-income Medicare beneficiaries.