Health Care Spending

Medicare officials and representatives from private health insurance companies spoke about U.S. health care costs and projections for… read more

Medicare officials and representatives from private health insurance companies spoke about U.S. health care costs and projections for spending on health care. Among the issues they addressed were newly legislated prescription drug benefits for Medicare recipients, trends in pricing and spending, and the overall state of the healthcare industry. Following their remarks they answered questions from the audience. close

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  • Richard S. Foster Chief Actuary Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
  • Stephen Heffler Director Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services->National Health Statistics Group
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Health Care Spending

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Program ID:
185636-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 24, 2005 | 2:57am EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Feb 24, 2005 | 12:30pm EST | C-SPAN 3

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  • Feb 24, 2005 | 2:57am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 24, 2005 | 12:30pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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