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Medicare's midlife crisis [electronic resource] / Sue A. Blevins.

Author/Creator:
Blevins, Sue A.
Publication:
Washington, D.C. : CATO, c2001.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (154 p.)
Subjects:
Medicare -- History.
Health care reform -- United States.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Blevins examines the program's origins, its evolution, and future policy options.
Contents:
Medicare's Midlife Crisis; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Preface; 1. Don't Know Much about Medicare?; 2. The Push for Compulsory Health Insurance:Early International and National Efforts; 3. Medicare's Enactment in the UnitedStates: From State to Federal Coverage; 4. Did Government Officials Ignore theTrue Costs of Medicare?; 5. How Has Medicare Affected Seniors?; 6. Reforming Medicare in the 21stCentury: Time for True Choice andCompetition; APPENDIX A: Coverage under Medicare Part A:Year 2001*; APPENDIX B: Coverage under Medicare Part B:Year 2001*
APPENDIX C: What Medicare's Fee-for-Service ProgramDoesn't CoverNotes; Index; Back Cover
Notes:
Errata slip inserted.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 105-121) and index.
ISBN:
1-933995-81-5
1-281-90548-8
9786611905484
1-59734-052-9
OCLC:
610030225
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