Kaiser Family Foundation Resources on Deficit-Reduction Debate
These Foundation resources shed light on how the ongoing national debate about deficit reduction may affect Medicare, Medicaid and other health-care programs. These resources include analysis of specific savings proposals, polling on the public’s views of deficit-reduction options, summaries and comparisons of relevant elements of major deficit-reduction plans, and explanatory briefs and backgrounders describing key issues related to the debate.
Income-Relating Medicare Part B and Part D Premiums Under Current Law and Recent Proposals: What are the Implications for Beneficiaries?
Medigap Reforms: Potential Effects of Benefit Restrictions on Medicare Spending and Beneficiary Costs
Additional Background Information
also of interest
- A Primer on Medicare: Key Facts About the Medicare Program and the People it Covers
- Summary of Medicare Provisions in the President’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2016
- Summary of Medicare Provisions in the President's Budget for Fiscal Year 2015
- Raising Medicare Premiums for Higher-Income Beneficiaries: Assessing the Implications