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Dec 11, 2015 | Blog Paper | Health Care| Taxes

Tax Extenders Deal Might End Up Adding $4 Trillion to the Debt

The $700 billion price tag on the rumored deal to permanently extend expired tax breaks might actually be underselling just how expensive the package...
Dec 10, 2015 | Blog Paper | Health Care| Taxes

Loren Adler: Tax Extenders Deal Could Undermine the ACA

Loren Adler, Research Director for the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, wrote a guest post that appeared on the RealClearPolicy blog. It...
Dec 8, 2015 | Blog Paper | Health Care

Health Reform Issues That 2016 Candidates Should Consider

The Brookings Institution’s Center on Children and Families recently held an event to discuss issues for the 2016 presidential candidates to...
Dec 7, 2015 | Blog Paper | Health Care| Taxes

Washington Post Criticizes Senate Vote to Repeal the Cadillac Tax

There were many legislative developments in the past week, including the passage of a five-year highway bill and continued negotiations on a tax deal...
Dec 7, 2015 | Blog Paper | Health Care

CMS Finds Pickup in Health Care Spending Growth in 2014

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released its National Health Expenditure (NHE) numbers for 2014 today, showing an expected...
Nov 9, 2015 | Blog Paper | Health Care

New Reconciliation Estimate Still Points to Long-Term Trouble

In light of recent developments, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has updated its estimate of the health care reconciliation bill (previously...