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.
Congress should allocate sufficient funds to support and maintain a robust public health infrastructure and population health.
National prevention and health-promotion outreach and education campaigns should be developed and implemented by federal, state, and local governments, alo
Health-promotion programs should focus on the unmet needs and preferences of all communities, including members of historically disadvantaged groups and co
Policymakers at all levels should encourage individuals to protect their health by taking advantage of well-funded, evidence-based health-education opportu
The public and private sectors should prioritize consumer and family caregiver engagement in health care.
Consumers should be encouraged and empowered to maintain and, where possible, improve their health.