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    Medicare Reform

    Panelists talked about ways to end Medicare’s current structure, which pays based on the quantity of services provided rather than the health of the patient. Dana Safran in her…

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    Medicare Eligibility Age

    Panelists talked about the consequences of raising Medicare’s eligibility age from 65- to to 67-years old. Juliette Cubanski first detailed the results of a Kaiser Foundation…

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    Medicare Cost Reductions

    Former Medicare administrators and other health care scholars talked about Medicare costs and various proposals to reduce the high cost of health care. The new health care reform law…

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    2010 Medicare Trustees Report

    Panelists talked about the just-released government report on the fiscal condition of Social Security and Medicare, which cited an improved outlook for Medicare and a slightly less positive…

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    New Health Care Law Implementation

    Health care administrators talked about implementing the new health care law. Among the topics they addressed were administrative procedures, the law’s impact on Medicare and…

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    Health Care Law and Payment System

    Panelists talked about payment innovations in health care, including some of the demonstration projects in the recently passed health care bill. Among the topics they addressed were…

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    Government Role in Health Care

    Health Affairs Magazine held a conference to address key issues in health care reform and to discuss facts and fictions about health care legislation.  Health Affairs editor-in-chief…

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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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