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Restructuring Medicare: A Synthesis of the NASI Medicare Projects

By: Reginald D. Williams II
Published: April 2003
Medicare Brief No. 9 ~ April 2003

Introduction:

This Medicare brief highlights the findings and recommendations of the National Academy of Social Insurance (NASI) Medicare study panels. These reports grapple with the most important policy challenges facing Medicare and its future, including financing, delivery of health services, and the administration of Medicare. Although each study panel had a specific charge, unifying themes emerge. This brief summarizes the findings of each study panel and identifies the common themes found among them.