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Title: A joint longitudinal and survival model with health care usage for insured elderly
Author: Piulachs Lozada-Benavente, Xavier
Alemany Leira, Ramon
Guillén, Montserrat
Keywords: Risc (Assegurances)
Assegurances de malaltia
Avaluació de l'assistència mèdica
Risk (Insurance)
Health insurance
Medical care evaluation
Issue Date: 2014
Publisher: Universitat de Barcelona. Riskcenter
Series/Report no: [WP E-RC14/07]
Abstract: We study longevity and usage of medical resources of a sample of individuals aged 65 years or more who are covered by a private insurance policy. A longitudinal analysis is presented, where the yearly cumulative number of medical coverage requests by each subject characterizes insurance intensity of care until death. We confirm that there is a significant correlation between the longitudinal data on usage level and the survival time processes. We obtain dynamic estimations of event probabilities and we exploit the potential of joint models for personalized survival curve adjustment.
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It is part of: UB Riskcenter Working Paper Series, 2014/07
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