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    Affordable Care Act Review

    A panel of policy experts talked about the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. Topics included the overall impact of the law, including cost trends, structural changes in the…

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    Health Insurance Extension for Medium-Size Employers

    Joseph Antos and Ron Pollack talked about the February 2014 announcement by the Obama administration that it would be giving an extension to medium-size employers in providing health…

    377 views
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    States and Health Care Costs, Panel Discussion

    Policy experts talked about the findings of the State Health Care Cost Containment Commission report that states need to take a leadership role in controlling health care costs. The…

    216 views
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    Health Care Costs and Universal Coverage

    Authors of a paper on health care reform presented their alternatives to the Affordable Care Act. The paper, written for the American Enterprise Institute focused on universal coverage…

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    Long-Term Health Care

    Retirement finance experts and policy professionals spoke about a push by Congress to create a government funded long-term care insurance program.*The Commission on Long-Term Care’s…

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    Medicare Reform

    Panelists talked about possible Medicare reforms. Topics included premium adjustments according to income, increasing the role of private insurance companies, and restructuring payment…

    284 views
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    Health Care Law

    Ron Pollack and Joseph Antos talked about the policy implications of the health care law as current law, and Republican policy proposals to “repeal and replace” it. They…

    265 views
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    Solutions for Rising Health Care Costs

    Panelists talked about the causes of rising health care costs. Topics included the cost of high-tech medical procedures, chronic disease, life style choices and high-cost…

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    Health Care Cost Increases

    Panelists talked about the causes of rising health care costs. Topics included the cost of high-tech medical procedures, chronic disease, life style choices and high-cost…

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    Medicare Cost Control

    Witnesses testified on proposals to control Medicare costs. One proposal would give seniors a voucher to shop for their own private health insurance. Under their so-called…

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    2011 Medicare Trustees Report

    Panelists talked about the just-released the 2011 Medicare Trustees Report. Among the topics they addressed were the findings of the report, its implications for senior citizens and…

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    Health Care Economics Panel

    Health care scholars and analysts talked about the costs of health care and the implementation of the federal health care law. They also responded to questions from the audience.

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    Medicare Spending and Policy

    Health care, Medicare, and policy experts talked about curbing Medicare spending and the potential roadblocks to reforming the program. 

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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…

    391 views
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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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    Health Care Reform Strategy

    Panelists looked back at President Clinton’s 1993 attempt to overhaul the U.S. care system in comparison to what President Obama is trying in the present. The heads of the…

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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…

    563 views
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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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    Social and Economic Indicators

    In anticipation of the August 28 release of the U.S. Census Bureau’s “Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage” report, scholars Joseph Antos, Douglas J. Besharov,…

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    Growth of Health Spending

    Professor Amy Finkelstein presented new evidence contradicting the common view that the rapid rise in health care costs resulted from the development of new medical technology rather than…

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