Discuss the benefits of Medicare. (Note: Discuss the differences in premiums and covered services.) Assignment Expectations

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.)
Assignment Expectations
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
from https://www.medpac.gov/docs/default-source/reports/march-2016-report-to-the-congress-medicare-payment-policy.pdf?sfvrsn=0
Newhouse J. (2010). Assessing Health Reforms Impact on Four Key Groups of Americans.Health Affairs 29 (9) 1714-1724. Available at
https://content.healthaffairs.org/content/early/2010/07/22/hlthaff.2010.0595.full

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