Medicare: making it a force for innovation and efficiency.

  title={Medicare: making it a force for innovation and efficiency.},
  author={Jessica N Mittler},
  journal={Issue brief},
An aging population, the addition of a prescription drug benefit, and federal budget deficits require policymakers to continue to explore ways to improve Medicare. Because Medicare is such a large share of health care spending, initiatives to improve its efficiency and the quality of care it funds will potentially influence the health care system as a whole… CONTINUE READING