TITLE

The political economy of Medicare

AUTHOR(S)
Vladeck, Bruce C.
PUB. DATE
January 1999
SOURCE
Health Affairs;Jan/Feb1999, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents a framework for understanding the politics of Medicare in the United States. Amount of Medicare's annual spending; Medicare as redistributive, special-interest and distributive politics; Link between Medicare reform and broader political reform.
ACCESSION #
1486104

 

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