Focus on Public Health Policy

Novel Solutions to Financing Medicare's Health Benefits

October 19, 200813 min
Hosted by: Bill Rutenberg Guest: Thomas Saving Give patients and providers incentives to manage costs. Teach patients to shop for healthcare and think twice before choosing unnecessary healthcare services.  Incentivize patients to better manage their disease.  These are some of the keys to funding our health care system according to our guest, Dr. Thomas Saving, director of the Private Enterprise Research Center at Texas A&M University, trustee of the social security and Medicare trust fund and author of the book, The Diagnosis and Treatment of Medicare.  Join us to learn how economic policy can help fund healthcare.  Hear also Dr. Saving's health care policy suggestions for the next administration.

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