Title Social security and Medicare : individual versus collective risk and responsibility / Sheila Burke, Eric Kingson, Uwe Reinhardt, editors
Imprint Washington D.C. : National Academy of Social Insurance, c2000
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 Euro-Am Studies Lib  368.43 So1334bu 2000    AVAILABLE  -  30500101287327
Descript xiii, 232 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
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Note Paper presented at the 11th Annual Conference of the National Academy of Social Insurance, held in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 28-29, 1999
Includes bibliographical references and index
Introduction / Karen Matherlee -- Bridging past and present: choice and social insurance / Robert D. Reischauer -- Why we have social insurance: history and social security reform / Edward D. Berkowitz. Comment by Robert M. Ball: old arguments and new. Comment by Janice M. Gregory: employers' view -- Individual choice versus shared responsibility: debate on social insurance reform / Stuart Butler and Theodore Marmor -- How people make decisions: costs and benefits of health- and retirement-related choice / George F. Loewenstein. Comment by James Lubalin: choosing health insurance. Comment by Mark J. Warshawsky: choosing retirement plans. Comment by Fredda Vladeck: learning from workers and retirees
Regulating reforms: view from the Securities Exchange Commission / Paul R. Carey. Comment by William A. Niskanen: regulatory implications. Comment by Kathleen Sebelius: state insurance perspective -- Policy implementation, predictions, and expectations: preserve, protect, and improve--not dismantle / Edward M. Kennedy. Searching for solutions / John Breaux. Legislating reforms for Social Security and Medicare / Bill Thomas. Creating a solid framework for retirement security / Kenneth Apfel. Keeping Medicare strong for the next generation / Nancy Ann Deparle. Comment by Sharon Canner: Bipartisan reform. Comment by John Rother: preparing for the long term. Comment by David Smith: dealing with the big questions
International perspectives on health policy reform: thoughts on the political economy of sharing / Uwe Reinhardt -- How public opinion affects reform: is Social Security reform ready for the American public? / Benjamin I. Page. Comment by William Spriggs: the public's stake in Social Security reform. Comment by Bill Gradison: polls, politics, and Social Security reform. Comment by Beth Kobliner: Generation X, Social Security, and public opinion polling
Subject Social security -- United States -- Congresses
Medicare -- Congresses
Alt Author Burke, Sheila P
Kingson, Eric R
Reinhardt, Uwe E
National Academy of Social Insurance (U.S.). Conference (11th : 1999 : Washington, D.C.)