The Rivlin-Ryan Plan to Reform Medicare
By Reihan Salam, National Review
Thursday, November 18, 2010
Two members of the Bowles-Simpson deficit commission, Rep. Paul Ryan and Clinton-era OMB director Alice Rivlin, have endorsed a sweeping plan to overhaul the Medicare system….
The Rivlin-Ryan plan…is, in my view, the best way to address the central problems facing the U.S. health system and the U.S. public sector more broadly. Love it or hate it, it’s important for all of us to understand it…
The real debate we’re having is over which approach is more likely to yield greater cost-effectiveness over time: a centralized, IPAB-driven approach or a decentralized discovery process.
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