MHM-Healthcare Finance M2C-Medicare
After reading the background materials as well as additional information you find from the literature and online sources, respond to the following:
1. Explain how Medicare is financed.
2. Identify who is eligible for Medicare.
3. Discuss the benefits of Medicare. (Note: Discuss the differences in premiums and covered services.)
Length: Write a 3- page paper
BACKGROUND and REQUIRED READINGS:
Kaiser Family Foundation. (2010). Medicare: A Primer. Available at https://kaiserfamilyfoundation.files.wordpress.com/2013/01/7615-03.pdf
Kaiser Family Foundation. (2010). Medicare at a Glance. Available at https://kaiserfamilyfoundation.files.wordpress.com/2014/09/1066-17-medicare-at-a-glance.pdf
Medicare Payment Advisory Commission. (2016). Context of Medicare Payment Policy. In Report to Congress: Medicare Payment Policy. Washington: The Commission. Retrieved
Newhouse, J. (2010). Assessing Health Reform’s Impact on Four Key Groups of Americans.Health Affairs, 29 (9), 1714-1724. Available at