Policy Documents

Part D Can Be A Model For Medicare Reform

July 14, 2013

In this policy report, Medicaid is examined for potential savings in health care.  For a Congress divided over where and how best to reduce  spending, tackling the issue of chronic diseases should be a national priority  within the broader Medicare reform debate. The question is, how best to do  it? There is one program that offers a solution, a program that has  been consistently popular and under budget since its enactment: the Medicare  prescription drug benefit (Part D).