Medicare: No peace do we find

Stoil, Michael J.
March 1998
Nursing Homes: Long Term Care Management;Mar98, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p8
Trade Publication
Focuses on the continued debate over the Medicare legislation by legislatures of the United States. Prediction of Senator Phil Gramm on the healthcare debate; Reexamination on how the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 can addressed Medicare.


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