Medicare reform is the hot topic at Penn LDI Symposium
Postdoctoral Fellow, Dr. Jessica Smith, summarizes key takeaways from the panel led by Dr. Mary Naylor entitled “Shaping the Future of Medicare.”
October 30, 2017 | Reforming Medicare to protect the health of an aging and vulnerable population is a pressing policy concern. The panelists addressed several core themes, including cost-effective personal care in the home, end-of-life care, Medicare payment reforms, and reimagining care for families of an aging population. This thought-provoking session provided rich perspectives on Medicare reform needed to protect a vulnerable, aging U.S. population, and was a reminder to consider how Medicare must adapt for a changing society. Read Dr. Smith’s blog post here.