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  • Health Care Overhaul
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    Health Care Overhaul

    This was the third in a series of roundtable hearings intended to bring health care policy and industry experts together to inform the development of comprehensive health care reform…

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  • Health Care Issues
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    Health Care Issues

    Government officials and health industry representatives spoke at the 3rd Annual World Health Care Congress, co-sponsored by The Wall Street Journal. Secretary John Snow spoke about the impact of…

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  • Future of Private Practice
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    Future of Private Practice

    Panelists talked about the state of managed care in the US, Medicare reform, and the future of private care doctors in the wake of reform.

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  • Final Meeting on Medicare Reform
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    Final Meeting on Medicare Reform

    Participants discussed various aspects of needed reform in the Medicare system. They focused on a proposal by Sen. Breaux that called for private competition within the system while…

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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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  • Social Security and Medicare Issues
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    Social Security and Medicare Issues

    Members of a bipartisan commission to study Social Security and Medicare talked to reporters about the proposal to use fifteen percent of the budget surplus to shore up the Medicare system.

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  • Social Security Event
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    Social Security Event

    President Clinton and other participants discussed ways to use the federal budget surplus to fund Social Security reforms and provide better aid to the elderly.

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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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  • 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 2
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    Medicare Demographic Challenges, Day 2

    In the second set of hearings by the bipartisan commission, health economists said that Medicare is not as good as most private health insurance because it does not cover some items such as prescription drugs. A panel…

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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

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