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Strategies for Improving Health Coverage and Reducing Costs: Major Proposals and Key Considerations

Tricia Neuman, a KFF Senior Vice President and Director of KFF’s Program on Medicare Policy, testified on June 12, 2019, before the U.S. House Committee on Ways and Means as part of a hearing on Pathways to Universal Health Coverage. Her testimony describes a range of proposals to broaden health insurance coverage and make health care more affordable, the similarities and differences among them, and the policy choices and trade-offs that could have significant implications for coverage and costs.