Lower Costs, Better Care: Medicare Cost Savings in the Affordable Care Act

Publication Date: September 2010

Publisher: Families USA

Author(s): Families USA

Research Area: Health

Keywords: Medicare

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


The brief discusses how the Affordable Care Act will make Medicare work more efficiently by improving the way providers deliver care, modernizing how Medicare pays for services, and eliminating waste, fraud, and abuse in the system. These changes will also reduce costs, make the program more sustainable, and allow for better benefits for those who depend on Medicare.