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What's The Plan to Replace 'ObamaCare'?

When President-elect Trump takes office, repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act ("Obamacare") is likely to be an early agenda item...

Cures Bill Has Been Released

Note: This blog has been updated from its original posting to account for the manager's amendment, which strikes the child and family services...

Medicare Premium Issue Makes a Return

The recent announcement of a 0.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) for Social Security beneficiaries does not just affect those on the program...

Will Obamacare Be One of the Biggest Line Items in the Budget?

During the second presidential debate on October 9, Donald Trump said in response to a question about the Affordable Care Act ("Obamacare...

Expanding Medical Deduction Would Add to Debt

Congress is at it again - proposing to extend tax breaks without paying for them, and add new ones in the process. Today, the House voted to expand...

Health Care in CBO’s Long-Term Budget Outlook

Federal health care spending is one of the most important projections in the Congressional Budget Office’s (CBO) recent Long-Term Budget...