Kaiser Health News Features HCFO-Researcher's Findings on Disease Burden and Medicare Spending

Publication Date: 
May 30, 2013

Kaiser Health News presented findings from a HCFO-funded study on high-cost Medicare beneficiaries. The study by James Reschovsky, Ph.D., Center for Studying Health System Change, and colleagues found that health status differences likely explain between 75 and 85 percent of the variation in Medicare spending.