The Gerontologist, Vol 34, Issue 5 620-627, Copyright © 1994 by The Gerontological Society of America
Medicare: challenges and future directions in a changing health care environment
LZ Rubenstein, TR Marmor, R Stone, M Moon and LK Harootyan
UCLA School of Medicine.
In this GSA-sponsored Congressional Briefing Seminar, authorities from
several disciplines summarize the history, rationale, strengths,
weaknesses, and future challenges of the Medicare program. In the current
arena of health care reform, the role of Medicare is far from certain, and
it is crucial to understand and confront a multitude of issues, many of
which are raised in this briefing.