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  • Bipartisan Policy Center Hosts Discussion on Patient Treatment Options
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    Research and Health Treatment Options

    A group of medical professionals talked about patient-centered research aimed at providing the best options for medical treatment. They spoke about some of the research being conducted, how…

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  • Medicare Cost Reductions
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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…

    322 views
  • 2010 Medicare Trustees Report
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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…

    211 views
  • New Health Care Law Implementation
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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 Medicaid, and…

    193 views
  • Health Care Law and Payment System
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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 rewards for…

    126 views
  • Congressional Debate on Health Care Legislation
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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 health…

    257 views
  • Government Role in Health Care
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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 Susan Dentzer…

    501 views
  • Military Health Care Task Force Findings
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    Military Health Care Task Force Findings

    General Corley and Dr. Wilensky reported the findings of the Department of Defense Task Force on the Future of Military Health Care. Key recommendations included the need to develop a…

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  • Care of Wounded Warriors
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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 women. The panel issued…

    110 views
  • Services for Wounded Soldiers
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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…

    152 views
  • Federal Disability Determination Process
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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 statements were made by…

    289 views
  • Future of Medicare
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    Future of Medicare

    The guests talked about Medicare, including President Bush’s plan for Medicare and prescription drug benefits. They responded to audience telephone calls, faxes, and electronic mail.

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  • Healthcare Workforce Shortages Doctors
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    Healthcare Workforce Shortages: Doctors

    Experts talked about the state of health care and future needs for doctors. Among the issues they addressed were potential doctor shortages, the need for continued training throughout a…

    52 views
  • Preserving and Strengthening Medicare
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    Preserving and Strengthening Medicare

    Participants talked about various measures to improve Medicare to be included in the Republican Party platform. Among the issues they addressed were measures to make Medicare more…

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  • Medicare Budget
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    Medicare Budget

    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…

    92 views
  • Medicare Proposals
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    Medicare Proposals

    Participants talked about President Clinton’s Medicare proposals and the plan’s potential impact on consumers and the business community. Among the issues discussed were plans to provide…

    11 views
  • Access to Health Care
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    Access to Health Care

    Medical personnel and scholars participated in a forum entitled, “Decision '92: Access to Health Care in America.” Dr. Feder and Ms. Wilensky debated the health care reform proposals put…

    57 views
  • Health Care Reform Legislation
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    Health Care Reform Legislation

    House Republican leaders held a news conference in the U.S. Capitol to announce the introduction of a health care reform proposal they claimed would help the health care crisis meeting the…

    39 views
  • Health Care
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    Health Care

    Ms. Wilensky, the administrator of Medicare and Medicaid, discussed the cost and affordability of health care, and a change in the way the agency reimburses doctors.

    21 views
  • Child Health Care Issues
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    Child Health Care Issues

    The committee discusses biomedical research and development for maternal and child health welfare.

    60 views
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