The Health Care and Long-term Care Costs of Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias

October 3, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Norma Coe, PhD, Associate Professor, Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Perelman School of Medicine

Dr. Coe will discuss:
-The incremental cost estimates of Alzheimer's disease and related dementias over the first 5 years after on-set.
-The costs to traditional Medicare, Medicaid, and the family through out of pocket spending.
-Methods developed by Anirban Basu and Willard G Manning that estimate the roles of survival and utilization differences due to the disease.

About Our Speaker

Dr. Coe is an Associate Professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy at U Penn's Perelman School of Medicine. Her research interests are in health economics and public finance, identifying causal effects of policies that directly and indirectly impact health, human behavior, health care access, and utilization. A major focus of her research has been long-term care-access, costs, insurance, and delivery. Dr. Coe currently has 3 R01s funded by the NIA, focusing on long-term care and end of life care, with an emphasis on those with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias (ADRD). Prior to joining Penn, she was an Assistant Professor in Health Services at the University of Washington, and the Associate Director of Research at the Boston College Center for Retirement Research.

She received her PhD in Economics from MIT and BA in Economics from the College of William and Mary.

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