Obama, GOP talks could lead to combining Medicare Parts A and B

04/1/2013 | Healthcare Informatics online

President Barack Obama is in talks with congressional Republicans about a deal that would combine Medicare Parts A and B in an effort to cut costs and prevent privatization of the program, The New York Times reports. The deal would combine Medicare's hospital and doctor coverage, which could increase beneficiaries' out-of-pocket costs but would also cap total expenses.

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