Evaluating association between Medicare eligibility, excess deaths during pandemic

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What The Study Did: Researchers compared deaths among individuals slightly younger and older than 65 years to examine the relationship between access to health insurance coverage (versus no insurance) and COVID-19 mortality.

Authors: Jacob Wallace, Ph.D., of the Yale School of Public Health in New Haven, Connecticut, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2021.2861)

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