As Medicare celebrates 50 years since its signing into law by President Lyndon Johnson, experts look at the challenges facing the program today. While cost and other reforms are foremost in many policymakers' minds, experts caution that reforms need to keep the program's intended beneficiaries i
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Medicare expert Marilyn Moon testifies on the program's costs and affordability, focusing on the prescription drug benefit as an important addition to assuring access to good health care.
Medicare expert Marilyn Moon testifies on how the United States can improve its system of long term services and supports, focusing on broad solutions along with Medicare improvements.
In this testimony, AIR expert Marilyn Moon discusses the context and rationale for the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB) as part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, and identifies practical issues and concerns to be addressed.
Marilyn Moon, Institute Fellow and director of AIR's Institute on Aging, writes in the Los Angeles Times about how the fight over the Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. Obamacare) is reminiscent of the furor over Medicare's beginnings in 1966.