Debunking Medicare Reform Myths

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In a recent paper, Heritage expert Bob Moffit responds to the critics of the premium-support model for Medicare. This type of reform would give seniors a defined government contribution toward the cost of a Medicare plan of their choice. All plans would compete against each other to deliver market-based prices and higher quality care for seniors.

Here’s a summary of the most common arguments against premium support and why they don’t hold up against facts:

Premium support is the only reform option that will ensure that Medicare is still around for future generations. It also has the added advantage of a long history of bipartisan support. To read Moffit’s entire paper, click here.