It is no accident that the era of entrepreneurship began soon after Medicare was passed.
I hope when he tells America how he aims to tame future budget deficits the president doesnt accept conventional Washington wisdom that the biggest problem in the federal budget is Medicare. And if it couldnt provide care that seniors wanted given that restricted budget it would have no takers and would.
The public option would be required to spend significantly less per riskadjusted recipient than traditional Medicare.
WASHINGTON In an effort to recast the debate over the nations fiscal future President Barack Obama announced on Wednesday a plan to reduce the deficit by 4 trillion over 12 years.
Why is it that we spend more on Medicare than most countries spend on their entire health systems The answer is quite simple Medicare was effectively designed as a blank check for hospitals and doctors to give effectively free care to.
A new USA TodayGallup Poll found that when it comes to the deficit Americans can agree on one thing dont gut Medicare.
WASHINGTON President Barack Obama risking liberal anger and Republican scorn is turning his attention to the nations crushing debt with an antideficit framework that tackles politically sensitive health care programs while also.
Faced with growing public skepticism of House Republicans plans to privatize Medicare Speaker John Boehner claimed Wednesday that the GOPs Medicare privatization plan doesnt privatize Medicare.
By Lindsay Beyerstein Media Consortium blogger Robert Parry in In These Times examines how Paul Ryans budget test would turn healthcare for the elderly into one big freemarket death panel.
Newt Gingrich a former House speaker exploring a bid for the Republican presidential nomination said proposing a major overhaul of entitlement programs was not as politically fraught as it might have been a decade ago. The plan was put together largely from the. Ryans plan privatizes Medicare.