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Is the Health Care Cost Problem Solved?

The U.S. has been experiencing very low health care cost growth by historical standards since 2009, and projec- tions of federal health care spending...

Gene Steuerle: Why Health Cost Growth Increases after Estimators Say it’s Slowing: Observer Effects and Feedback Loops

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...

Key Takeaways from the New Health Care Spending Outlook

The Office of the Actuary (OACT) at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has released its latest National Health Expenditure (...

Loren Adler: Medicare at Middle Age

Loren Adler, Research Director for the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, wrote a guest post that appeared on the RealClearPolicy blog. It...

Public Trustees Highlight the Need for Prompt Reform

Last week, the Social Security and Medicare Trustees released their annual reports on the long-term finances of each program, showing that those...

Unpaid-For Veterans Provisions Piggyback on Transportation Bill

Before Congress leaves for August, they must pass a transportation bill extending highway programs and transferring additional money into the Highway...