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Risk attitudes and Medicare Part D enrollment decisions

Stefan Vetter, Florian Heiss, Daniel McFadden and Joachim Winter ()

Munich Reprints in Economics from University of Munich, Department of Economics

Abstract: In this study we investigate if risk attitudes explain non-enrollment into Medicare Part D. We find that respondents who are risk-tolerant as measured by the willingness-to-pay for a hypothetical insurance were significantly less likely to enroll in Part D.

Date: 2013
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Published in Economics Letters 2 119(2013): pp. 128-132

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