Eagle Forum Legislative Alerts

Thursday, June 09, 2011

Ryan Defends Medicare Reform at Eagle Forum Event

When asked by a student about the Medicare reform proposed in the Path to Prosperity budget and the June 1 meeting between the House Republican leadership and President Obama, U.S. Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI) denied that he would turn Medicare into a voucher system, asserting that while a voucher system would leave seniors with no guidance in choosing health plans, his “premium support” system would offer a subsidy to seniors to choose from a selection of approved health plans.

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1 comment:

Part D Enrollment 2012 said...

What’s needed are measures to assure that all payers—private and public—are partners in payment reform—or legislation that sets limits on systemwide health spending and holds all payers accountable for payment reforms to achieve it. Only a systemwide partnership can effectively slow spending and secure coverage at the same time.

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