301Sep 15, 2009
House Democratic Leaders on Health Care Legislation
The House Democratic Steering Committee heard testimony from medical and business groups on the importance of health care reform legislation. House members who participated in the hearing ...
45Mar 10, 2008
Health Care Reform Proposals of Presidential Candidates
Panelists talked about the health reform proposals of the presidential candidates and how they relate to the recommendations of the Mayo Clinic Health Policy Center. Then health policy advisers ...
19Oct 28, 2004
International Health Policy Survey
Panelists discussed health policies in a number of different countries. The panelists participated in an international survey sponsored by the Commonwealth Fund. They discussed the ways ...
27Apr 21, 1998
Medicare Demographic Challenges, Day 2
In the second set of hearings by the bipartisan commission, health economists said that Medicare is not as good as most private health insurance because it does not cover some items such as ...
22Jan 23, 1997
Medicare and the Economy
Committee members heard testimony from administration officials and others concerning the president’s latest Medicare changes as part of his balanced budget proposal. Much of the ...
25Jun 19, 1996
Welfare and Medicaid Reform
Senators heard testimony on welfare reform and the responsibilities of the system to support families and encourage work. Policy experts testified about budgetary and policy concerns, and ...
51Sep 22, 1995
Medicare Reform Proposal
The committee heard testimony on proposed Medicare reform legislation.
9Dec 20, 1994
Health Care Reform and the New Congress
In a session titled, “Perspective: Entitlements, Health Care and the New Congress,” panelists speculated about the future of Medicare, Medicaid, and the U.S. health system and economy in ...