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SGR Bill Would Add $500 Billion to Long-Term Debt

Earlier today, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its score of the Medicare Sustaintable Growth Rate (SGR) reform bill under...

Assuming Costs Away Doesn’t Make SGR Deal Free

Now that we have shown that the "doc fix" proposal in the House will likely add to the debt in the longer term – refuting a key...

SGR Plan Will Likely Increase, Not Reduce, Long-Term Debt

Note: The analysis below is based on an earlier version of the SGR plan, which has since been adjusted to include modestly larger offsets and...

What the Wall Street Journal Gets Wrong on the SGR

This weekend, The Wall Street Journal announced its support for the permanent Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) replacement currently being negotiated in...