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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...

Fiscal FactCheck: Third Republican Debate

This blog is part of the “Fiscal FactCheck” series designated to examine the accuracy of budget-related statements made during the 2016...

Bush Proposes Social Security and Medicare Reform Plan

This blog is part of a series of "Policy Explainers" for the 2016 presidential election, where we explain some of the candidates'...

Rigell Releases Sequester Replacement Plan

Congressman Scott Rigell (R-VA) released a plan today we might like even better than our own Sequester Offset Solutions (SOS) plan. Congressman...

No, Acting Quickly on Medicare Premiums Doesn't Reduce The Cost

Lawmakers may be taking action to prevent a steep premium and deductible hike for some Medicare beneficiaries next year, but should make sure to be...

Medicare Premiums Take Center Stage

Adding to the list of things lawmakers want to get done before the end of the year, Congress may take up a relatively obscure Medicare issue that...