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    Medicare is a government sponsored insurance program. Because the source of Medicare funding comes from taxpayers, could a case be made that funding medical education is disproportionately financed through Medicare? Why or Why not?

    Please provide a short discussion and include one scholarly reference for the above issue.

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    Discussion question: Medicare is a government sponsored insurance program. Because the source of Medicare funding comes from taxpayers, could a case be made that funding medical education is disproportionately financed through Medicare? Why or Why not?

    Answer: The argument that could be made is that the public shouldn't fund the direct cost of medical education because of the fact, that medical residents aren't ...

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    This solution discusses an opinion-based question regarding government sponsored insurance programs. It goes into issues such as funding from taxpayers and financing medical education. The discussion is a total of 173 words with one scholarly reference.

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