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Issue Brief

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This issue brief examines financial support of graduate medical education (GME), a standard budget item in the federal Medicare program and in some state Medicaid programs. It looks at objections to the way in which GME dollars are distributed, especially in terms of variations in Medicare GME payments across states. It explores various reform proposals that are circulating to address this and other GME problems and the odds for major reform.


Issue brief no. 764

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