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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Congressional Debate on Health Care Legislation

    Panelists talked about where the health care reform debate is headed as Congress returns from August break. Among they topics they addressed were ways to control and the causes of…

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    Federal Disability Determination Process

    A public meeting of the President’s Commission on Care for America’s Returning Wounded Warriors focused on navigating the disability determination process. Personal…

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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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    Future of Military Health Care

    The Department of Defense released its final report on Thursday on the future of military health care for wounded soldiers and their families returning from Iraq and Afghanistan. Gail…

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    Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act of 1988

    The committee heard testimony on the need for stricter guidelines and accountability for medical laboratories.

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    Services for Wounded Soldiers

    At a public meeting of the commission, witnesses provided an overview of legislation in Congress regarding health care for returning military personnel. Members heard reports from…

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    Health Insurance Reform

    This was a panel discussion on the future of health care, especially the impact of reforms on the U.S. economy, the health care industry and the types of coverages available. Each…

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    Care of Wounded Warriors

    The commission held its final public meeting to discuss and vote on recommendations to the president concerning care for America’s returning injured and wounded servicemen and…

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    Republican Health Care Proposals

    House and Senate Republicans met jointly to hear testimony on four different health care reform plans being promoted in opposition to President Clinton’s health care proposal.

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    Medicare Reform Proposal

    The committee heard testimony on proposed Medicare reform legislation.

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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 Regulations on Physician Payment

    The subcommittee heard testimony on new Medicare regulations being proposed by the Health Care Financing Administration. In 1989, Congress passed a law changing the method of physician…

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