Archive for February 11th, 2013

Obamacare and the Medicare Trust Fund »

US Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has claimed that cuts in Medicare spending help Medicare’s Trust Fund, making it easier to pay benefits in future years.[1] Yet CBO Director Douglas W. Elmendorf rejected such claims, saying that they amount to impermissible double counting.[2] The money that is saved by cuts…
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