Future of Medicare
Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) talked about his bill that would modify how Medicare operates to make the program fiscally sustainable. The legislation would set a maximum limit on seniors' out-of-pocket medical expenses under Medicare Parts A and B and would offer federal subsidies to pay for private insurance plans directly competing with traditional Medicare fee-for-service plans. close
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Tom Coburn M.D. U.S. Senator [R] Oklahoma
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House Debate on Medicare
Members debated proposed changes to Medicare.
President Bush talked about the Medicare program on the 38th anniversary of the legislation. He also talked about…
Panelists talked about possible Medicare reforms. Topics included premium adjustments according to income, increasing the role of…
Committee members heard testimony concerning the current and future status of the Medicare program.