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  • Social Security and Medicare Funding
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    Social Security and Medicare Funding

    The House Ways and Means Committee and the Senate Finance Committee met in a joint meeting and heard testimony from Secretary O’Neill about the solvency of the Medicare and Social Security…

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  • Medicare Reform
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    Medicare Reform

    Participants discussed a plan proposed by Senator Breaux to remodel Medicare in the image of the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program. The program would offer a fixed amount of money…

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  • Medicare Reform
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    Medicare Reform

    Representatives debated a proposal by Senator Breaux which would raise the age of eligibility for Medicare and require that fifteen percent of the budget surplus be spent on Medicare. Other…

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  • Medicare System Restructuring
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    Medicare System Restructuring

    Several panels of health care experts and government officials discussed various means to reform and restructure the Medicare system in both the short and long term. Among the issues…

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  • Three Medicare Task Forces Hearing
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    Three Medicare Task Forces' Hearing

    The commission heard testimony from its Remodeling Task Force, Reform Task Force, and Restructuring Task Force on a variety of issues. The first panel discussed Graduate Medical Education,…

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  • The Future of Medicare Day 1
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    The Future of Medicare Day 1

    In a meeting on Capitol Hill, members discussed the challenges facing Medicare, and heard witness testimony on how best to improve the system. They testified that challenges are not…

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  • The Future of Medicare Day 2
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    The Future of Medicare Day 2

    In a meeting on Capitol Hill, members discussed challenges facing Medicare and heard witness testimony on how best to improve the system.

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  • Medicare Demographic Challenges Day 1
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    Medicare Demographic Challenges, Day 1

    The National Bipartisan Commission on the Future of Medicare met to hear testimony on the demographic changes in the U.S. population which will impact the Medicare program. This was the…

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  • Medicare Commission Organizational Meeting
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    Medicare Commission Organizational Meeting

    Commission members discussed the commission agenda and timetable and made opening statements about what the commission hopes to accomplish. They outlined what types of changes they would examine,…

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  • Presidential Health Care Proposal
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    Presidential Health Care Proposal

    House members and Senators held an informal debate concerning their views on health care reform policy. Ms. Roberts moderated and the members of Congress took questions from one another and…

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