Modernizing Medicare

The Medicare Modernization Act of 2004 didn’t really modernize Medicare.It is really important to have coverage for prescribed drugs, which is a huge support for older individuals. Medicare was pretty much complete apart from this one change, albeit most important one.The problem with the approach which turns 40 this year is that most of the illness are critical requires hospitalization.
Today, most illness is long-lasting illness costliest patients typically have multiple chronic conditions.The good news is that JAMA this week entitled “Optimizing health for persons with multiple chronic conditions,” is that Medicare has made a number of changes that move the program into the modern world.
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