Improve Medicare, Medicaid Now To Avoid Radical Changes Later

As Washington struggles to tackle the nation's debt, policymakers on both sides of the aisle have begun to acknowledge that the current course of the country's Medicare and Medicaid programs - long thought of as the third rail of American politics - is unsustainable. In this webcast, the presenter explains how gradual changes to Medicare and Medicaid today will prevent more painful and radical changes tomorrow.

Provided by: Brookings Institution Topic: CXO Date Added: Jul 2011 Format: Webcast

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