- GINGRICH PREDICTS MEDICARE REVAMP. // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;10/20/96, Vol. 70 Issue 20, p68
Reports on the prospects of amending the Medicare in the United States through acts of Congress. Plans of House Speaker Newt Gingrich; Criticisms to the plan.
- Rallies provide platforms for lawmakers' Medicare remedies. Kostreski, Farah // AHA News;8/7/95, Vol. 31 Issue 32, p3
Reports on the debate between Republicans and Democrats on how to save the troubled Medicare program. Senate Majority Floor Leader Robert Dole's call for bipartisan effort to deal with Medicare's financial crisis; Withdrawal of Republican-espoused tax cuts as starting point for the solution of...
- Medicare politics could cost cities. Silverstein, Kenneth // American City & County;Jul96, Vol. 111 Issue 8, p14
Focuses on the implications of Medicare spending to local governments in the United States. Political aspects; Impact to health providers.
- It's time to remove politics from Medicare, Medicaid. // Modern Healthcare;5/13/96, Vol. 26 Issue 20, p38
Editorial. Comments on the impact of partisan politics on Medicare and Medicaid. Washington mentality of burying today's problem; Congressional Budget Office's reports on the expected depletion of Medicare Hospital Insurance Fund; Inactivity caused by budget stalemate and the November elections.
- Let the Medicare demagoguery season begin. Weissenstein, Eric // Modern Healthcare;6/10/96, Vol. 26 Issue 24, p27
Opinion. Comments on the political debates brought about by the release of the report from the trustees of the Medicare Part A trust fund. Attack strategies of the Democratic and Republican Parties' members regarding the fund's declining balance; Trust fund issue used in the balanced-budget...
- The president flunks a history test. Cohen, Richard E. // National Journal;11/16/96, Vol. 28 Issue 46, p2506
Comments that US President Bill Clinton and the Democrats are making a mistake in urging the creation of a commission to bail them out of the Medicare issue. Failure of the National Commission on Social Security Reform; Concern on operating deficits; Lack of solutions.
- Billion-dollar HMO. // Equities;Sep95, Vol. 43 Issue 9, p61
Presents information on the United States healthcare debate. Comments from Leonard Abramson, principal executive officer of Blue Bell.
- What do we do about Medicare? // American Enterprise;Jan/Feb97, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p21
Presents Michael Horowitz and Christopher Caldwell's debate on the best strategy for persuading voters to fix the Medicare program. Horowitz and Caldwell's view about reform in the health care system; How American's treat health care, according to Horowitz; Why are Americans reluctant to have...
- Health care among forgotten issues in forgettable federal election. Gray, Charlotte // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;07/01/97, Vol. 157 Issue 1, p57
Opinion. States that medicare is a top issue with the Canadian population, but didn't emerge as a major issue in the 1997 federal elections. How the political parties agree there should be no more cuts to the program; The question of how to reform the health care system as still unresolved.