Medicare Budget

Witnesses testified regarding the effect on Medicare as a result of the Balanced Budget Act. Government officials talked about the… read more

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 the existing plan some beneficiaries do not receive adequate care. They also focused on the new payment system. Health care providers focused on the effect of the reduced patient payments on hospitals and care facilities. They stressed that health care has been reduced for some patients due to the lack of funding. close

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Medicare Budget

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Program ID:
152507-1
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House Committee
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House Committee
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 2, 1999

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  • Oct 02, 1999 | 3:53am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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