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Fact Sheet: How much money could Medicare save by negotiating prescription drug prices?

How much does Medicare Part D cost? Medicare Part D, which covers prescription drugs for the elderly, spent $62 billion last calendar year...

CBO's New One-Stop Shop for Federal Spending on Health Insurance Coverage

CBO's March baseline is typically a brief update of budget projections for the next decade, but this year CBO has provided a new comprehensive...

Provider Tax Limits Should Be On The Table for Medicaid Reform

Recently, the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) criticized the House Energy & Commerce (E&C) Committee for proposing to limit...

Maya MacGuineas: How House Republicans Could Attract Bipartisan Support on Entitlement Savings

Maya MacGuineas, president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the Debt, wrote a commentary that...

Two Committees Roll Out Mandatory Savings Package

Last week, two House Committees, Ways and Means and Energy and Commerce, released a package of bills that would reduce mandatory spending. The bills...

Medicare to Test New Payment Models for Outpatient Drugs

Progress on policies to slow the growth of health care spending is expected to be slow in an election year, but this week, the Center for Medicare...