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    Health Care Overhaul

    This was the third in a series of roundtable hearings intended to bring health care policy and industry experts together to inform the development of comprehensive health care reform…

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    Future of Medicare

    Panelists discussed the future of Medicare and the trustees' report which was released the previous day. Topics included how different parts of Medicare are financed, the assumptions…

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    The Outlook for Medicare

    The American Enterprise Institute held a forum on “The Outlook for Medicare and Social Security.” Richard Foster, the chief actuary for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid…

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    Federal Appropriations for Medicare

    Dr. Wilensky discussed the fiscal year 2005 federal budget and the costs of the new Medicare prescription drug program. She responded to telephone calls, faxes, and electronic…

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    Future of Medicare

    Participants talked about recently enacted Medicare reform legislation. Among the topics they addressed were prescription drug benefits, various plan choices, and premium…

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    Americans Without Health Insurance

    Ms. Wilenski and Ms. Moon talked about health care insurance, the number of uninsured Americans, and potential solutions to the problem of underinsurance. They also responded…

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    Future of Medicare

    The guests talked about Medicare, including President Bush’s plan for Medicare and prescription drug benefits. They responded to audience telephone calls, faxes, and electronic…

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    Healthcare Workforce Shortages: Doctors

    Experts talked about the state of health care and future needs for doctors. Among the issues they addressed were potential doctor shortages, the need for continued training throughout…

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    Health Care Security

    In one of eight break-out (concurrent) sessions at an economic forum sponsored by the White House, President Bush, Health care professionals, and others talked about health care policy and…

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    Future of Medicare

    The panelists discussed the financial health of the Medicare Trust Fund, whose annual report was released yesterday. They analyzed the report, noting the increase in Medicare…

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    Prescription Drugs

    Ms. Wilensky talked about the Bush administration plans to provide prescription drug coverage to seniors. She also responded to audience phone calls, faxes, and electronic mail.

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    Bush Prescription Drug Plan

    Ms. Wilensky talked about the prescription drug plan proposed by Texas Governor George W. Bush. He also responded to audience telephone calls, electronic mail, and faxes.

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    Preserving and Strengthening Medicare

    Participants talked about various measures to improve Medicare to be included in the Republican Party platform. Among the issues they addressed were measures to make Medicare more…

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    Medicare Budget

    Witnesses testified regarding the effect on Medicare as a result of the Balanced Budget Act. Government officials talked about the President’s Medicare reform plan and how under…

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    Prescription Drugs and Seniors

    Witnesses testified about a proposed plan to expand Medicare coverage to provide prescription drug coverage for seniors. Among the issues discussed were the high costs of prescription…

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    Medicare Prescription Drug Plan

    Participants talked about President Clinton’s plan to provide pharmaceutical benefits through Medicare and Social Security. They discussed the need for the program, its potential…

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    Medicare Proposals

    Participants talked about President Clinton’s Medicare proposals and the plan’s potential impact on consumers and the business community. Among the issues discussed were…

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    State of Medicaid and Medicare Part 2

    Committee members heard testimony on the state of the government’s Medicare and Medicaid programs. Medicare provides health care to more than 36 million senior citizens and…

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    Health Care Reform

    Senator Bennett met with health care executives and specialists to discuss health care issues, focusing on reforming Medicare, health care management, and last year’s health care…

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    Health Care Reform

    Panel members discussed health care reform issues federal, state and administrative perspectives. They focused on Medicaid and managed health care reform. Sen. Frist is the…

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