Aging

Health Insurance and Out-of-Pocket Costs in the Last Year of Life Among Decedents Utilizing the ICU

This article estimates out-of-pocket costs in the last year of life for individuals who required intensive care in the months prior to death and examine how these costs vary by insurance coverage.

Khandelwal, N, L White, J Curtis, NB Coe, “Health Insurance and Out-of-Pocket Costs in the Last Year of Life among Decedents Utilizing the ICU” Critical Care Medicine. 2019. March 1. PMID: 30889026

Evaluating the Economic Impact of Palliative and End-of-Life Care Interventions on Intensive Care Unit Utilization and Costs from the Hospital and Healthcare System Perspective

Khandelwal, N, LC Brumback, SD Halpern, NB Coe, B Brumback, JR Curtis. “Evaluating the Economic Impact of Palliative and End-of-Life Care Interventions on ICU Utilization and Costs from the Hospital and Healthcare System Perspective.” Journal of Palliative Medicine. 2017. Dec; 20(12):1314-1320. DOI: 10.1089/jpm.2016.0548. PMID: 28972860.

Patterns of Cost for Patients Dying in the ICU and Implications for Cost Savings of Palliative Care Interventions

Khandelwal N, D Benkeser, NB Coe, RA Engelberg, JM Teno, JR Curtis. “Patterns of Cost for Patients Dying in the ICU and Implications for Cost Savings of Palliative Care Interventions.” Journal of Palliative Medicine. 2016. November, 19(11): 1171-1178. doi:10.1089/jpm.2016.0133.

Potential Influence of Advance Care Planning and Palliative Care Consultation on ICU Costs for Patients with Chronic and Serious Illness

Khandelwal, N, D Benkeser, NB Coe, R Engelberg, JR Curtis. “Potential Influence of Advance Care Planning and Palliative Care Consultation on ICU Costs for Patients with Chronic and Serious Illness.” Critical Care Medicine. 44(8) 2016.p1474-1481. PMID: 26974536.

Estimating the Effect of Palliative Care Interventions and Advance Care Planning on ICU Utilization: A Systematic Review

Khandelwal, N, EK Kross, RA. Engelberg, NB Coe, AC Long, JR Curtis. “Estimating the Effect of Palliative Care Interventions and Advance Care Planning on ICU Utilization: A Systematic Review.” Critical Care Medicine. 2015.  May; 43(5): 1102-11. PMID:25574794

End-of-Life Expenditure in the ICU and Perceived Quality of Dying

Khandelwal, N, RA Engelberg, D Benkeser, NB Coe, JR Curtis. “End-of-Life Expenditure in the ICU and Perceived Quality of Dying.” CHEST 2014.  146(6):1594-1603.

The Effects of the Taxation of Social Security Benefits on Older Workers’ Income and Claiming Decisions

Burman, L, NB Coe, K Pierce, and L Tian. “The Effects of the Taxation of Social Security Benefits on Older Workers’ Income and Claiming Decisions.”  National Tax Journal. 2014. 67(2), 459-486.

What Impact Does Social Security Have on the Use of Public Assistance Programs among the Elderly?

Coe, NB, and AY Wu.  “What Impact Does Social Security Have on the Use of Public Assistance Programs among the Elderly?” Research in Labor Economics.  2014.  39:259-295.

Older Taxpayers’ Response to Taxation of Social Security Benefits

Burman, L, NB Coe, K Pierce, and L Tian.  “Older Taxpayers’ Response to Taxation of Social Security Benefits.”  IRS Research Bulletin.  2013. 

The Effect of Retirement on Cognitive Functioning

Coe, NB, HM von Gaudecker, M Lindeboom, and J Maurer.  “The Effect of Retirement on Cognitive Functioning.”  Health Economics 2012; 21(8):913-927.