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Financing health care for the elderly

Judith Feder

Financing health care for the elderly

Medicare, Medicaid, and private health insurance

by Judith Feder

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Published by Urban Institute in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Older people -- Medical care -- United States.,
  • Medicaid.,
  • Medicare.,
  • Insurance, Hospitalization -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical notes: p. 103-106.

    StatementJudith Feder [and] John Holahan.
    SeriesHealth policy and the elderly series, An Urban Institute paper on health ; 1215-15, Urban Institute paper on health -- 1215-15.
    ContributionsHolahan, John. joint author., Urban Institute.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 106 p. ;
    Number of Pages106
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16402272M
    ISBN 10877662444

      Health Economics Information Resources: A Self-Study Course. Module 2 - Sources and Characteristics of Information Relating to Health Care Financing in the US. Sources of Health Care Funds This section will cover who pays and who are the major funders. It will also explore how the system works and possible future trends. Book Description. Analyzing Form, Function, and Financing of the U.S. Health Care System tells the story of the U.S. health care system by using a narrative approach identifying function rather than the more common data-driven focus on structure. It presents policy decisions we have made about our health care system and analyzes some of their consequences to better understand the choices we have.

      issues such as equity of provision, women's access to health care, HIV-AIDS health care, care for the elderly. The book offers a detailed examination of the changing face of health care in Malaysia, and its impact on Malaysian citizens, users and by: Curing Medicare "The most tragic part is that Medicare itself is financing and encouraging the very aggressive care that is its own dagger." Medicare needs to be cured in order to truly help the people it was designed to aid, and twenty-five-year primary care geriatric physician Andy Lazris is just the doctor to write the prescription.

    A related issue is the financing of health care for the elderly in a social insurance system. The third fundamental question, finally, concerns the way money should be spent. The article discusses the nature of the contracts between providers and the public by: 9. This paper investigates the issue of who pays the health care bills of the elderly by considering the types of subsidized health insurance protection enjoyed by the noninstitutionalized elderly and the way that increased Medicare cost-sharing efforts in the s are affecting those without additional health insurance by: 9.


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There is competition for funds in any system, and the way in which money is allocated. Spending on health care services for the elderly has been increasing since ; between and it increased at an annual rate of percent (Waldo and Lazenby, ).

The increase in expenditures is reflected in the increasing cost to the federal and state governments of operating the Medicare and Medicaid programs as well as in the increase in out-of-pocket payments made by the : Dorothy M. Gilford. Health care financing in the United States evolved to its current state through a series of social interventions.

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