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Lawmakers Shouldn't Repeal Cadillac Tax Without Substantial Offsets

A bill to repeal the "Cadillac tax" on high-cost health insurance plans may soon get a vote on the House floor. This tax was an important part of the...
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Senate HELP Committee Releases Discussion Draft to Reduce Health Care Costs

The leaders of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee recently released the Lower Health Care Costs Act, a discussion...
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Analysis of the 2019 Medicare Trustees' Report

The Medicare Trustees have released their 2019 report, which makes projections for Medicare spending and revenue for the next 75 years. The Trustees...

Social Security Only 16 Years From Insolvency

The Social Security and Medicare Trustees released their annual reports today, showing the Medicare Part A trust fund will be insolvent in seven...
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Quick Take: Social Security & Medicare Headed For Insolvency in 16 & 7 Years

The Social Security and Medicare Trustees have released their reports on the financial state of their programs. Both reports show the programs need...
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Does the President's Budget Slash Medicare by $845 Billion?

President Trump's Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 budget released Monday has been met with significant criticism, especially from us. But one of the...
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Bipartisan Recommendations to Reduce Health Spending from Brookings and AEI

Experts from the Brookings Institution and the American Enterprise Institute have released a joint list of recommendations to reduce health care...
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Health Spending Outlook Shows Faster Growth Ahead

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released new National Health Expenditure (NHE) projections through 2027,...
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How Much Will Medicare for All Cost?

Representative Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), a co-chair of the Medicare for All Caucus, released a bill today that would adopt a single-payer system, where...
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House to Vote on $100 Billion Lame Duck Tax Package

The House will likely consider a package of lame duck tax cuts costing almost $100 billion over ten years. About half of the cost comes from...

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