Press Release

More Evidence of Medicare Part D’s Need for Structural Reform

Medicare Part D has been a successful program by many metrics, but its costs are rising quickly, and many are pointing to the program’s structure as a culprit. AAF’s Deputy Director of Health Care Policy Tara O’Neill Hayes examines the program’s incentive structure in light of a recent news report about insurers’ profits in Part D. Realigning the program’s incentives could potentially save money for all parties—insurers, beneficiaries, and taxpayers—O’Neill Hayes writes.

Read the analysis of the structure here.

Read the detailed reform proposal here.