How lowering the Medicare eligibility age might affect employer-sponsored insurance costs

How lowering the Medicare eligibility age might affect employer-sponsored insurance costs

One of President Biden’s campaign proposals was to lower the eligibility age for Medicare from 65 to 60, with the goal of offering lower-cost public insurance to a group that often faces high out-of-pocket costs with private coverage. More recently, …

COVID-19 pandemic-related excess mortality and potential years of life lost in the U.S. and peer countries

COVID-19 pandemic-related excess mortality and potential years of life lost in the U.S. and peer countries

Researchers have used a variety of measures to assess the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, including deaths directly attributed to COVID-19 infection and deaths in excess of prior years’ death rates. However, these measures do not incorporate the prematurity of …