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  • Discussion Focuses on Medicare Part B Premiums
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    Medicare Part B Premiums

    Health care advocates and experts on retirement talked about the projected increase in Medicare Part B premiums and deductibles, as well as the possible impact on state budgets and seniors.

  • Discussion on Medicare Payments
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    Medicare Payments

    Health care officials spoke at an Alliance for Health Reform and Kaiser Family Foundation forum on the launch of the Medicare and Medicaid Services' new way to pay for Medicare services.…

  • Medicare Policy
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    Medicare Policy

    Medicare experts gave an overview of the Medicare program to congressional staffers. The program began with a 7-minute video on the history and evolution of Medicare. Among the topics the…

  • Medicare Eligibility Age
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    Medicare Eligibility Age

    Panelists talked about the consequences of raising Medicare’s eligibility age from 65- to to 67-years old. Juliette Cubanski first detailed the results of a Kaiser Foundation study of the issue.…

  • Impact of the Medicare Prescription Drug Act
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    Impact of the Medicare Prescription Drug Act

    7:00-7:40 Telephone lines were open for audience comments. Video from the Democratic candidates debate the previous evening was shown. 7:40-7:45 Mr. Henry talked about the possibility that…

  • Future of Medicare
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    Future of Medicare

    The panelists talked about Medicare, focusing on the future of the Medicare program, how it operates, and how it might be reformed. Following prepared remarks, they responded to questions…

  • LongTerm Health Care
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    Long-Term Health Care

    Participants briefed reporters on the need for more long term care assistance and the public sentiments on this issue. Ms. Lake talked about several focus groups she has conducted with…