Millions of people with Medicare currently rely on the U.S. Postal Service for timely delivery of their prescription medications. Any operational changes that result in delivery delays could put these individuals at risk. Such interruptions could hinder their access to needed therapies, potentially leading to the abandonment of medications, reduced adherence to treatment protocols, worse health outcomes, and higher costs.
Any changes to the Medicare program must aim for healthier people, better care, and smarter spending—not paying more for less. As policymakers debate the future of health care, we will provide our insights here.
Thinking ahead to Medicare's future, it’s important to modernize benefits and pursue changes that improve how people with Medicare navigate their coverage on a daily basis. Here are our evolving 30 policy goals for Medicare’s future.
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