Showing 4 ideas for tag "medicare"

New Strategies and Techniques

Fix government run social programs

The Socialized health care system will not work, as other government run social programs have proven. Instead let us model it after family oriented and charity based system that has thrived for centuries across the globe.

A health and well being savings account managed by a non-profit agency, with the sole purpose of creating an interest bearing account for every citizen that any individual or organization may donate... more »


15 votes

Making Government Operations More Open

Shift employer portion of FIFA taxes to employees with an equal offset in wages

Employees and employers now each pay 6.2% of wages (up to the Social Security Wage Base) for Social Security and 1.45% of wages for Medicare. The proposal is that employees pay the entire amount of FICA taxes with a corresponding increase in wages so that take home pay is not changed.

Although currently the employee pays only half of the total, his labor must provide value to the employer to cover the employer's half... more »


-39 votes

Between Federal Agencies

Consolidate purchasing and administration for prescription benefits for federal health care expenditures

The Federal government already pays for between 40 and 50 percent of the health care in the United States. How? When you include active military, VA, medicare, medicaid, federal employees, children, and disability care, the number ranges between 40 and 50 percent. Yet, the payment structure, administration, and prescription lists are vastly different across programs and agencies. It is a well acknowledged fact that prescription... more »


28 votes

Public-Private Partnerships

Set up a FEDERAL HEALTH PROCESSING system similar to the Federal Reserve.

Make insurance companies conform to a standard (not just similar) claim processing form. Allow any licensed insurance company to process any claim from any other insurer or government agency, then settle on a nightly basis the same way we currently do with banking through the Federal Reserve system. Allow the company that processes the claim a per claim processing fee that is part of the settlement.

Put in similar... more »


7 votes