Long-Term Medicare Spending Projections have Fallen Dramatically

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RECOMMENDED READING:

Harry Stein and Alex Rowell: New Data Deliver Good News for Health Care and Bad News for Speaker Ryan’s Tax Reform Plan (Center for American Progress)

The projected costs of federal health care programs have fallen dramatically since the passage of the ACA. Despite false claims to the contrary, federal health programs are not facing a “death spiral” of exploding costs. The United States has more than enough economic capacity to continue to sustain these programs in the future; repealing the ACA would have instead used American economic capacity to cut taxes for the wealthy.

https://www.americanprogress.org/issues/economy/news/2017/03/30/429602/new-data-deliver-good-news-health-care-bad-news-speaker-ryans-tax-reform-plan/

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