Testimony Medicare Matters: The Value of Social Insurance
Testimony before the Senate Finance Committee
Marilyn Moon
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Combining a population that will increasingly be over the age of 65 with health care costs that will likely continue to rise over time is certain to mean an increasing share of national resources devoted to this group. How will the burden of that expense be shared and what role will Medicare play in meeting these needs?
Research Areas Economic mobility and inequality Health and health care Aging and retirement
Tags Health insurance Medicare Medicare and private health insurance