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  • Medicare Proposals
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    Medicare Proposals

    The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) hosted a discussion on the efficacy of various health care proposals, including Medicare for All and the Affordable Care Act. Panelists included…

  • Medicare Physician Payment Rules Panel Discussion
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    Medicare Physician Payment Rules, Panel Discussion

    Health care and insurance plan experts, including representatives from Harvard, Brown, and America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), discussed the Medicare payment system, and made…

  • Washington Journal James Capretta and Melissa Boteach Discuss Entitlement Reform
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    James Capretta and Melissa Boteach on Entitlement Reform

    James Capretta and Melissa Boteach talked about potential reforms in 2018 to Social Security and Medicare, also referred to as "entitlements.

  • Discussion Focuses on Health Care Costs and the Economy
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    Health Care Policy and the Economy

    Panelists examined between health care policies and measures of economic prosperity such as wages, labor force participation and national economic growth. Speakers included Jason Furman, chair of the White House…

  • Brookings Institution Hosts Discussion on Medicare
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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 to physicians…

  • Medicare Advantage Program
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    Medicare Advantage Program

    The Medicare Advantage program is an alternative to the FIFA insurance program, offered by private companies, and about 1 of every 4 Medicare recipients take part in the program. The…

  • emWhy ObamaCare Is Wrong for Americaem
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    Why ObamaCare Is Wrong for America

    The co-authors of Why Obamacare Is Wrong for America presented their criticisms of the recently passed national health care legislation. The panelists argued that the new health care plan…

  • Health Care Reform Strategy
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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 Congressional…