Medicare Catastrophic Protection Act

Proposals were reviewed to revise duplicate coverage provisions of the Medicare Catastrophic Coverage Act of 1988. Many senior citizens… read more

Proposals were reviewed to revise duplicate coverage provisions of the Medicare Catastrophic Coverage Act of 1988. Many senior citizens have complained of having unnecessary expenses because of the duplicate coverage. Investigation also centered around whether participation in the catastrophic coverage program should be made voluntary. close

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  • Nancy Kichak Director Office of Personnel Management->Office of Actuaries
  • Martha McSteen President National Cmte. to Preserve Social Secur.& Medicare
  • David Newhall Assistant Secretary (Acting) Department of Defense
  • Earl Pomeray Commissioner North Dakota->Insurance
  • Alan Reuther Associate General Counsel UAW
  • Gail Shearer Manager Consumers Union->Policy Analysis
  • Alan Spielman Executive Director Blue Cross/Blue Shield Association->Government Programs
  • Frank Titus Associate Director (Acting) Office of Personnel Management
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Medicare Catastrophic Protection Act

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Program ID:
8384-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 12, 1989
Last Aired:
Jul 15, 1989

Airing Details

  • Jul 12, 1989 | 12:09am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 14, 1989 | 5:31pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 15, 1989 | 8:27am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 15, 1989 | 9:16pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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