Medicare Reform

American Medical Association officials announced a new Medicare reform proposal. It is designed to provide seniors with a wide variety… read more

American Medical Association officials announced a new Medicare reform proposal. It is designed to provide seniors with a wide variety of options and ensure the program’s solvency for the next 15 years. The savings would come primarily from seven percent annual premium increases, competition among several health care providers and the elimination of supplemental health insurance plans. The plan also calls for spending increases at the rate of two percent over the growth in the Gross Domestic Product, which is far below both Democratic and Republican proposals. close

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  • James Rodgers Director Center for Health Policy Research
  • Mark Segal Representative American Medical Association
  • James Stacey Director American Medical Association->Media Services
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Medicare Reform

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77153-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 4, 1996
Last Aired:
Dec 8, 1996

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  • Dec 04, 1996 | 11:17pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 05, 1996 | 11:09am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 05, 1996 | 6:08pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 07, 1996 | 6:05pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 08, 1996 | 3:00am EST | C-SPAN 1
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