Medicare: the end of an era?

Scott, Jeanne Schulte
November 2003
hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Nov2003, Vol. 57 Issue 11, p30
Trade Publication
Comments on legislative proposals to reform Medicare in the U.S. Provision on competition between traditional fee-for-service Medicare and alternative private Medicare managed care plans; Shortcomings of the traditional Medicare model; Proposed changes in Medicare eligibility.


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