Medicare, Metrics and Trust in the Future
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System improvements to Medicare are critical to ensure a stable and sustainable future. Measures and outcomes in Medicare are collaborative in foundation and have the potential to become even stronger. Utilization research, comparative effectiveness research and regulatory considerations must strive for best practice for the Medicare population. Government, regulatory, industry and academia should continue to work together for cost effective approaches that yield evidence-based interventions for positive health outcomes. Recommendations for improvements to the Medicare program are abundant and show strong potential to positively impact all of healthcare. These improvements will establish and maintain an even greater trust and positive view on what many consider a popular, vital social healthcare program in the U.S.
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