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Global Security Seminar: Health Reform, Medicare, and Medicaid
February 19, 2013
Los Angeles, California
Time: Tuesday, February 19, 2013, 6:30 PM
Location: UCLA Faculty Center, 480 Charles Young Drive East. Parking is available at Structure 2, near the Faculty Center, at the corner of Hilgard and Westholme. Parking fee is $11.
RSVP: RSVP to Bennett Ramberg by February 19, 11:00 am with your selection of $35 dinner/$39 dinner with dessert. Please bring your check payable to Michael Intriligator, your UCLA host.
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The Topic: Gerald F. Kominski, Ph.D., will discuss the future of health reform and the Medicare and Medicaid programs in the context of the highly polarized political environment that has permeated the debates over these essential safety-net programs. Although political pressure for deficit reduction is driving many of the proposals to restructure or eliminate these programs, the recent election results suggest that the American public does not support fundamental restructuring or dismantling of these programs. This presentation will discuss the most likely options to be considered by Congress for stabilizing these programs.
For more information: Contact Denise Duffield at 213-689-9170
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