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The Impact of Health Status and Out‐of‐Pocket Medical Expenditures on Annuity Valuation

Cassio M. Turra and Olivia S. Mitchell

in Recalibrating Retirement Spending and Saving

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199549108
eISBN:
9780191720734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549108.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

This chapter describes how differences in health status at retirement can influence the decision to purchase a life annuity. It extends previous research on annuitization decisions by incorporating ... More


We Have Come to a Conclusion to Bind Ourselves Together: African American Associations and Medical Care

Gretchen Long

in Doctoring Freedom: The Politics of African American Medical Care in Slavery and Emancipation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835838
eISBN:
9781469601472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837399_long.8
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter investigates brotherhoods, associations, and clubs that African Americans organized to provide medical treatment and political support before the period of Reconstruction. These groups ... More


The Rewards of Medical Practice

Dagmar Wujastyk

in Well-Mannered Medicine: Medical Ethics and Etiquette in Classical Ayurveda

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199856268
eISBN:
9780199950560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199856268.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

In this chapter, the link between medical care and money is explored, i.e., how does a physician earn his livelihood, does he have variable rates, what happens if a patient is poor and cannot afford ... More


Consequences and Predictors of New Health Events

James P. Smith (ed.)

in Analyses in the Economics of Aging

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226902869
eISBN:
9780226903217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226903217.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter examines the effect of new health events on a series of subsequent outcomes that are both directly and indirectly related to socioeconomic status (SES). It discusses the amount of new ... More


Clarifying Medical Bankruptcy

Michael D. Stein and Sandro Galea

in Pained: Uncomfortable Conversations about the Public's Health

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780197510384
eISBN:
9780197510414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197510384.003.0032
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter explores medical bankruptcy, which is a much-debated topic, with most questions focused on exactly how many people file for it and how often it occurs. In 2005, Elizabeth Warren and her ... More


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