Federal and state governments should actively enforce the protections against the balance billing of Qualified Medicare Beneficiaries by providers.
Waiving certain provisions of the Medicare and Medicaid statutes are appropriate and even desirable under some circumstances.
The federal government must ensure that the entitlement nature of Medicaid applies to expansion populations.
Public and private employers should provide more flexible work options.
Public and private employers should offer phased-retirement programs and retiree reemployment programs that encourage employees to stay in the workforce beyond the time they
Policymakers should improve the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and state FMLAs. They could extend the law to apply to employers with fewer than 50 employees.
Policymakers should require employers to provide employees with a reasonable amount of paid time off.
Federal and state governments should enact and strengthen policies to ensure workers have access to safe, high-quality, affordable care for children and other dependents in
Federal and state lawmakers should ensure that laws against age discrimination offer safeguards parallel to those afforded other protected classes.