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by Harriet Komisar, Lynda Flowers, Claire Noel-Miller, Leigh Purvis, Keith Lind
Premium Support and the Impact on Medicare Beneficiaries (PDF)
Los subsidios de primas y el impacto para los beneficiarios de Medicare (PDF)
Under a premium support system, the federal government would replace Medicare beneficiaries’ guaranteed benefit package with a fixed dollar amount or “defined contribution” that beneficiaries would apply toward their health care coverage. This fact sheet describes the likely impact on Medicare beneficiaries of moving to a premium support system, also known as a defined contribution or voucher system.
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