Testimony Restructuring Medicare
Testimony before the the Senate Committee on Finance, Subcommittee on Health Care
Len Nichols
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The discussion of "Restructuring Medicare" is really a question about how to make the market work well for Medicare beneficiaries and for taxpayers. Sadly, it is not as simple as setting the market absolutely free, for completely unregulated health insurance markets have not performed well for the elderly in the past and there are good reasons to believe they will need some structure in the future.
Research Areas Health and health care Aging and retirement
Tags Health insurance Medicare Medicare and private health insurance