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Medicare Advantage Proposal Reforms Benefits and the Bidding Process

The Medicare Trustees recently delivered a reminder of the importance of reducing Medicare costs. As Steven M. Lieberman, Loren Adler,...
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Analysis of the 2018 Medicare Trustees' Report

The Medicare Trustees have released their 2018 report on the financial status of Medicare. The report shows that Medicare spending will increase...

Mitch Daniels: That Entitlements Can is Getting Heavier, and We’re Running Out of Road

Mitch Daniels is the president of Purdue University, a former governor of Indiana, a former director of the Office of Management and Budget, and a co...
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American Health Care: Health Spending and the Federal Budget

The United States spends more on health care than any other country in the world, and a large share of that spending comes from the federal...
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Policymakers Should Work Together to Reduce Drug Costs

For Immediate Release President Trump outlined several proposals to reduce prescription drug prices in a speech Friday. The following is a statement...
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Mandatory Spending Makes Up the Bulk of Spending Growth

Over four-fifths of the growth in nominal spending over the next decade is driven by Social Security, federal health programs, and interest on the...

CBO Sees Major Trust Fund Exhaustions On The Horizon

The Congressional Budget Office estimates that three major trust funds will deplete their reserves within the next ten years, with a fourth...
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The President's Budget Proposes Smart Health Savings

Much of the health care discussion in President Trump's FY 2019 budget has focused on his $700 billion plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care...
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Does the President's Budget Slash Social Security and Medicare?

Several lawmakers have claimed that President Trump's latest budget would "slash," "gut," and "devastate" Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid. It...
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Three-Week Funding Deal Includes $30 Billion in Tax Cuts

Lawmakers came to a bipartisan agreement to end the federal government shutdown yesterday, but it came with a very high price. The continuing...

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