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Mar 23, 2015 | Blog Paper | Health Care

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...
Mar 19, 2015 | Blog Paper | Health Care

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...
Mar 16, 2015 | Blog Paper | Health Care

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...
Mar 16, 2015 | Blog Paper | Health Care

Support Grows for Fiscally Responsible Doc Fix

As doc fix discussions continue in Congress, three opinion pieces recently declared support for fully offsetting the cost of a replacement for the...