Medicare preparing for the challenges of the 21st century

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Corporate Authors: National Academy of Social Insurance (U.S.). Conference, NetLibrary, Inc.
Other Authors: Reischauer, Robert D. 1941-
Online Access:Link to fulltext
Item Description:Papers presented at the ninth annual conference of the National Academy of Social Insurance, which was held in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 23-24, 1996.
Physical Description:ix, 329 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Published: ©1998
ISBN:0585041652 (electronic bk.)
Table of Contents:
  • Contract and Medicare reform / Stuart Butler
  • Pundits, people, and Medicare reform / Theda Skocpol
  • Reflections on how Medicare came about / Robert M. Ball
  • Social insurance commentary / E.J. Dionne
  • Preparing for the retirement of the baby boomers / Joseph R. Antos
  • Medicare beneficiary as consumer / Stan Jones
  • Structuring choice under Medicare / Roger Feldman and Bryan Dowd
  • Restructuring Medicare : the role of public and private purchasing alliances / James C. Robinson and Patricia E. Powers
  • Carve-outs for Medicare : possible benefits and risks / Melinda Beeuweks Buntin and David Blumenthal
  • Medicare Fee-for-Service system : applying managed care techniques / Peter D. Fox
  • Organizational models for restructuring Fee-for-Service Medicare / David G. Smith
  • Leadership and politics : four views / Anthony Beilenson, Sheila Burke, Haynes Johnson, and John Rother
  • Public opinion and Medicare restructuring : three views / Karlyn Bowman, Robert J. Blendon, and Celinda J. Lake.