Lawmakers introduce Medicare reform, coverage expansion bills

Brown, Steve
March 2001
AHA News;03/05/2001, Vol. 37 Issue 9, p5
Trade Publication
Focuses on the provisions of the three bills on medical care which were introduced to the United States Congress in March 2001. Proposal of Representative Jim McCrery (R-LA) to end the Medicaid program; Aim of the Medicare reform bill proposed by Representative Pete Stark (D-CA); Proposal of Senator Paul Wellstone (D-MN) to provide universal coverage of health insurance.


Related Articles

  • The Cost of Doing Nothing. GILIBERTI, MARY // Ripon Forum;Winter2014, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p17 

    In this article, the author discusses the impact of the cost cutting strategies of the U.S. government on mental health services in the country as of January 2014. Topics discussed include need for strategic reorientation of the mental health system, government spending in mental health care and...

  • Washington forecast: Much talk. Any action? Pretzer, Michael // Medical Economics;05/21/2001, Vol. 78 Issue 10, p38 

    Discusses the proposed reforms to the medical policy in the United States under the administration of President George W. Bush. Inclusion of prescription drug benefit to aged Medicare beneficiaries; Patients' bill of rights; Health insurance; Deregulation in the industry.

  • Don't Let This Tough New Reporting Duty Catch You Off Guard.  // Long-Term Care Survey Alert;Jul2011, Vol. 13 Issue 8, pp53 

    The article focuses on the memorandum from the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). It states that the CMS require facilities to report reasonable suspicion of crime against recipient under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). the memorandum covers small and intermediate nursing...

  • Medicaid/SCHIP plan changes in works.  // AHA News;8/13/2001, Vol. 37 Issue 32, p8 

    Deals with the Health Insurance Flexibility and Accountability Initiative that would revise Medicaid and the State Children's Health Insurance Program in the United States. Details on the initiative.

  • Medicare Commission Considers Options.  // Best's Review / Life-Health Insurance Edition;Feb99, Vol. 99 Issue 10, p19 

    Reports that a United States (US) federal advisory commission on Medicare may recommend that the US Congress provide vouchers for private health insurance. Information on the commission's recommendation; Plans for retirees.

  • Medicare Coverage Redux. Wechsler, Jill // Pharmaceutical Executive;Aug2001, Vol. 21 Issue 8, p16 

    Examines the issues on Medicare prescription drug benefit which the United States Congress might consider in drafting a Medicare pharmacy bill. Use of pharmacy benefit firms to provide Medicare coverage for affordable prescription drugs; Drawbacks of the Medicare Reform bill proposed by Senator...

  • Adjusting to a Changing Medicare Market: 4 Agents Speak Out. Trese, Heather // Agent's Sales Journal;Aug2009, p1 

    The article focuses on four agents' perspectives on the modified set of new sales and marketing guidelines by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in response to the changing Medicare market in the U.S. It notes that one of the biggest changes was the removal of cold calling, one of...

  • White house supports pharmacy discount card. Wechsler, Jill // Managed Healthcare Executive;Jul/Aug2001, Vol. 11 Issue 7, p8 

    Reports that the United States government has unveiled general principles for Medicare reform in June 2001. Intended purpose for the government's move; Conditions mandated under the Medicare reform principles; Possible implications of such Medicare reform principles for the American health care...

  • Dead on arrival. Hamburger, Tom; Marmor, Ted // Washington Monthly;Sep93, Vol. 25 Issue 9, p27 

    Explains the reason for the little attention given by the United States on Canada's health care insurance reform. Urging the adoption of a national health insurance plan with the government in charge of controlling costs; Solutions offered; Focus on general practitioners; Reform in Medicare.


Read the Article

Other Topics