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Author Aaron, Henry J.

Title Reforming Medicare [electronic resource] : options, tradeoffs, and opportunities / Henry J. Aaron, Jeanne M. Lambrew ; with Patrick F. Healy.

Imprint Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, c2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xi, 202 p.
Note "A Century Foundation book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 149-193) and index.
Contents Medicare reform: the stakes -- A Medicare primer -- Goals, performance, and options for Medicare -- Strengthening Medicare as a social insurance program -- Premium support -- Consumer-directed Medicare -- Assessing Medicare reform options and prospects.
Summary "Identifies and analyzes the three leading approaches to Medicare reform: updated social insurance, premium support, and consumer-directed Medicare, rating each on its political viability as well as ability to promote access to health care, improve quality of care, and control costs. Describes incremental strategies that blend elements of each plan"--Provided by publisher.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Medicare.
Health care reform -- United States.
Medical policy -- United States.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Lambrew, Jeanne M.
Healy, Patrick F. (Patrick Ferrigan), 1982-
Century Foundation.
Brookings Institution.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780815701248 (cloth : alk. paper)
0815701241 (cloth : alk. paper)

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