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Millennials to Receive $2 Million in Social Security & Medicare Benefits

The Urban Institute published a new report showing that younger generations will receive much more in lifetime Social Security and Medicare benefits...
Oct 5, 2015 | Blog Paper | Health Care

House Reconciliation Runs Afoul of Byrd Rule

Update: CBO has released scores of the three reconciliation bills showing net ten-year savings of $57 billion but a deficit increase of $1 billion in...
Oct 2, 2015 | Blog Paper | Health Care| Taxes

101 Economists to Congress: Keep the Cadillac Tax

In light of the recent reconciliation package that repeals the Cadillac tax on high-cost health insurance plans and Democratic Presidential candidate...
Sep 24, 2015 | Blog Paper | Health Care

Sanders and Clinton Release Plans to Tackle Prescription Drug Costs

Over the past few weeks, the two leading Democratic candidates for President, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Senator...
Sep 4, 2015 | Blog Paper | Health Care| Taxes

Washington Post Defends the Cadillac Tax

The Washington Post published an editorial Sunday defending the “Cadillac tax,” a part of the Affordable Care Act, in the face of a...