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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...

Medicare Trustees' Report Shows The Importance of Cost Control Vigilance

There was plenty of focus on the Social Security Trustees' report yesterday, but the Medicare report, released at the same time, contains very...

Social Security Costs Keep Increasing Over the Long Term

CBO's Long-Term Budget Outlook, released last month, included updated projections for Social Security and Medicare, including individuals'...