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Nov 21, 2014 | Blog Paper | Health Care

Alice Rivlin: People who wanted market-driven health care now have it in the Affordable Care Act

Alice Rivlin is a former Director of the Congressional Budget Office and Office of Management and Budget. She has served as a member of the National...

The Worst Lame Duck Ideas That Can Add $1.5 Trillion to the Debt

Policymakers are considering using the lame duck session to substantially worsen the nation's budget. A commonly discussed package would add...
Nov 19, 2014 | Blog Paper | Health Care| Taxes

CRFB's Plan to Offset Upcoming Policies

Congress and the President need to prep for some important upcoming fiscal moments, and CRFB has a plan to help them do just that. The Paying for...
Nov 18, 2014 | Blog Paper | Health Care

New CBO Estimates Set the Stage for "Doc Fix" Discussions

Following a final rule issued by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), CBO has updated its estimate of various "doc fix"...
Nov 17, 2014 | Blog Paper | Health Care| Taxes

The PREP Plan: Paying for Reform and Extension Policies

In the coming months, Congress and the President will face a number of important decisions with significant fiscal implications. Specifically, they...
Nov 11, 2014 | Blog Paper | Health Care

Gene Steuerle: Pushing on Air in a Balloon--Health Cost Growth and $1,000 Pills

Dr. Eugene (Gene) Steuerle is the Richard B. Fisher chair and Institute Fellow at the Urban Institute and a member of the Committee for a Responsible...