Eldon Van Der Wege, MBA and
Thomas Billroth Gottlieb, MD
This paper describes the structure of Medicare funding as defined today. The future expansion and improvement of Medicare is further defined with a funding source already defined by existing federal law.
Introduction: Medicare is a social insurance program that provides health insurance coverage. And like private health insurance, premiums are calculated by actuarial methods. The purpose of this paper is to show how Medicare can be expanded and improved without changing its administrative and funding structure.
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