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283 * ! Tue, 7/31/2012, 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM CC-Room 31A
Recent Advances in the Analysis of Medical Cost Data — Topic Contributed Papers
Health Policy Statistics Section , Section on Government Statistics
Organizer(s): Lei Liu, Northwestern University
Chair(s): John Kalbfleisch, University of Michigan
8:35 AM A Flexible Model for the Mean and Variance Functions, with Application to Medical Cost Data Lei Liu, Northwestern University ; Jinsong Chen, Northwestern University ; Daowen Zhang, North Carolina State University ; Tina Shih, The University of Chicago
8:55 AM Average Cost-Effectiveness Ratio with Censored Data Heejung Bang, University of California at Davis ; Hongwei Zhao, Texas A&M University
9:15 AM Fitting Heavy-Tailed Distributions to Health Care Utilization by Parametric and Bayesian Methods Joseph C Gardiner, Michigan State University ; Zhehui Luo, Michigan State University ; Xiaoqin Tang, Geisinger Health System ; RV Ramamoorthi, Michigan State University
9:35 AM Use of Budget Impact Model to Understand the Source of Variations in the Growth of Medical Costs Tina Shih, The University of Chicago
9:55 AM Estimating Mean Cost Using Auxiliary Covariates Wenqin Pan, Duke University ; Donglin Zeng, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
10:15 AM Floor Discussion

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