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U.S. Public Policy
The Medicare Challenge
How can we meet the health-care needs of an expanding population of aging Americans without bankrupting them or overburdening working taxpayers?
John Harrington/The World & I
Tax protest: The government and private enterprise must work together to keep Medicare solvent.
Although saving Social Security is often described as the most difficult domestic problem facing America, there is another welfare program ...
The Many Problems of Medicare
A survey of American physicians judged Medicare to be worse and more bureaucratic than any other government program. ...
The Origins of Medicare
The debate over Medicare was long and bitter, and without the intense push from President Johnson and the skillful handling by Wilbur Mills, it might not have passed. ...
Reforming Medicare for the New Century
Medicare's future depends on the creation of a better marketplace. ...
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