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Consensus Stirs for Medicare Reform
Health Leaders Media

The debate over how to modernize and improve the fee-for-service Medicare program continued Wednesday on Capitol Hill as the House Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Health met with a panel of health policy researchers to review a number of proposals. Medicare reform has been a front burner issue for several House and Senate committees as Congress grapples with making the tough decisions necessary to preserve the future of the almost 50-year-old program, which faces insolvency in 2026.