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Medicare in the 21st century.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11727476     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The authors provide an overview of the Medicare program in terms of how the current program operates, the current issues it faces that may shape possible options for reform, and the implications of these features and issues for employment-based health plans. Current issues include adoption of a premium support model, changes in the eligibility age for Medicare benefits, Medigap insurance, benefits covered and customer service.
P Fronstin; M Weinstein
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Benefits quarterly     Volume:  17     ISSN:  8756-1263     ISO Abbreviation:  Benefits Q     Publication Date:  2001  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-11-30     Completed Date:  2001-12-14     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9112812     Medline TA:  Benefits Q     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  14-23     Citation Subset:  H    
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MeSH Terms
Age Factors
Eligibility Determination
Fees and Charges
Health Benefit Plans, Employee / economics,  organization & administration*,  trends
Health Care Reform
Health Maintenance Organizations / organization & administration
Insurance, Medigap
Medicare / economics,  organization & administration*,  trends
Middle Aged
United States

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