Groups Urge Congress to Avoid Inflationary Medicare Spending

As Congress considers year-end legislation, the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget joined with Employ America and Paragon Health, two organizations with diverse perspectives, to send a letter to Congressional leaders urging them to avoid any policy changes that would result in net increases in Medicare costs or payments as part of any package. As we have writtenadding such policies is unnecessary, bad fiscal policy, and would worsen inflationary pressures.

The full letter is below: