Rep. Scott Peters (D-CA) recently introduced the Debt Stabilization Act, which is based on provisions of The Bipartisan Path Forward.
The National Coalition on Health Care and the Moment of Truth Project have released a new paper analyzing proposed reforms to the Medicare delivery and payment systems.
Asking Medicare beneficiaries, especially those with greater financial means, to pay more for their care, and modernizing cost sharing rules should be part of any package to control Medicare...
Eliminating the unjustified increases in spending and reduced revenues from the current inaccurate measure of inflation should be a priority for any comprehensive deficit reduction plan.
A closer look at proposed cost-sharing reforms for Medicare
In its final report, “The Moment of Truth,” the President’s bipartisan National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform (“Fiscal Commission”) declared that the era of deficit denial is over. The debt crisis in Europe, the sobering election results, and the work of the Fiscal Commission have transformed the debate from a question of if we will reduce long-term deficits, to a matter of when and how we will do so. Fiscal responsibility is the dominant national issue, and we have the rare opportunity to enact a broad bipartisan plan to reduce the deficit and bring the debt under control.
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