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Medicare at 50: moving forward

Series Title(s):
In the literature (Commonwealth Fund)
Author(s):
Hollander, Chris, author
Contributor(s):
Commonwealth Fund, issuing body.
Publication:
[New York, N.Y.] : Commonwealth Fund, 2015
Language(s):
English
Format:
Text
Subject(s):
Medicare -- organization & administration
Medicare -- trends
Accountable Care Organizations
Forecasting
Health Care Reform
Insurance, Health, Reimbursement
Medicare -- economics
Value-Based Purchasing
Humans
United States
Genre(s):
Technical Report
Abstract:
The Medicare program must contend with serious challenges as it enters its 50th anniversary year, including rising expenditures, a fragmented, confusing benefit structure, and inadequate financial protections for some low-income beneficiaries and high users of services. In part 2 of their report, David Blumenthal, M.D., Karen Davis, and Stuart Guterman examine these challenges and discuss proposals for both incremental and comprehensive reform that could be taken up individually or as part of an integrated strategy.
Copyright:
Reproduced with permission of the copyright holder. Further use of the material is subject to CC BY license. (More information)
Extent:
1 online resource (1 PDF file (2 unnumbered pages)).
NLM Unique ID:
101676208 (See catalog record)
Series Title(s):
In the literature (Commonwealth Fund)
Author(s):
Hollander, Chris, author
Contributor(s):
Commonwealth Fund, issuing body.
Publication:
[New York, N.Y.] : Commonwealth Fund, 2015
Language(s):
English
Format:
Text
Subject(s):
Medicare -- organization & administration
Medicare -- trends
Accountable Care Organizations
Forecasting
Health Care Reform
Insurance, Health, Reimbursement
Medicare -- economics
Value-Based Purchasing
Humans
United States
Genre(s):
Technical Report
Abstract:
The Medicare program must contend with serious challenges as it enters its 50th anniversary year, including rising expenditures, a fragmented, confusing benefit structure, and inadequate financial protections for some low-income beneficiaries and high users of services. In part 2 of their report, David Blumenthal, M.D., Karen Davis, and Stuart Guterman examine these challenges and discuss proposals for both incremental and comprehensive reform that could be taken up individually or as part of an integrated strategy.
Copyright:
Reproduced with permission of the copyright holder. Further use of the material is subject to CC BY license. (More information)
Extent:
1 online resource (1 PDF file (2 unnumbered pages)).
NLM Unique ID:
101676208 (See catalog record)