3 congressional hearings on Medicare changes set this week

02/25/2013 | Kaiser Health News

Three congressional committees will hold separate hearings this week on Medicare benefits as well as parts of the Affordable Care Act provisions designed to make Medicare more effective. A House Ways and Means subcommittee will concentrate on Medicare's fee-for-service model, while the Senate Aging Committee will look for options to improve the program's financing. The Senate Finance Committee will assess ACA programs that are meant to reduce Medicaid and Medicare costs.

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