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CBO Delivers Good News for the Affordable Care Act

The latest CBO projections show a slight improvement on our fiscal situation over the previous ones made in January, and lower projected health...
Mar 10, 2015 | Blog Paper | Health Care

CRFB Publishes Updated PREP Plan Outlining Responsible SGR Reform

In light of the upcoming Fiscal Speed Bump when the most recent doc fix patch expires on March 31, yesterday we released an update to our ...
Mar 9, 2015 | Blog Paper | Health Care

The PREP Plan: A Permanent Fix for the Sustainable Growth Rate

On April 1 of this year, physicians face a 21 percent cut to their Medicare payments resulting from the return of the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR)...

Update: Impending Fiscal Speed Bumps

Congress approached and addressed the first impending "Fiscal Speed Bump" this week, cleanly funding the Department of Homeland...
Mar 4, 2015 | Blog Paper | Health Care

King v. Burwell and the Federal Budget

The Supreme Court ruling on the King v. Burwell case being argued before the Court today will have major policy and political ramifications that have...