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Providing high-quality, cost-effective health coverage to retired federal employees age 65 and older

Joseph Antos, James Capretta and Walton Francis
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James Capretta: American Enterprise Institute

AEI Economic Perspectives, 2019

Abstract: Although the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program and Medicare have coexisted for more than a half century, the government has never attempted to combine the resources of both programs into a sensibly designed and coordinated insurance program for former federal workers age 65 and older.

Keywords: Medicare; AEI Economic Perspectives; federal employees; United States Postal Service (USPS); retirees (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: A (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2019
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