TITLE

Counterpoint: Medicare is Inadequate and Should be Replaced

AUTHOR(S)
Rich, Alex K.; Sprague, Nancy
PUB. DATE
March 2016
SOURCE
Points of View: Medicare;3/1/2016, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article calls for the abolition of the Medicare system in the U.S. and for the development of a new system of free health care for the elderly and others covered under the Medicare Benefit Plan. It relates the insufficient funding that the Medicare program may face due to the aging and retirement of the baby boom generation. Some of the problems with the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit program which was the government's attempt to fix Medicare problems are outlined. The need for a flexible and equitable health insurance system is emphasized.
ACCESSION #
28675277

 

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