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Which Tom Price Will Advise Donald Trump On Medicare

Georgia Congressman Tom Price, President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee to run the Department of Health and Human Services, is a bundle of contradictions when it comes to Medicare. He certainly is not alone. Trump and congressional Republicans have sent their own very mixed signals about Medicare. The House GOP very much wants to turn the program into what it calls premium [...]

By |2017-01-09T16:47:42-05:00January 9th, 2017|Medicare|0 Comments

Hill Republicans Won’t Try To Restructure Medicare—Yet

Congressional Republicans agreed to a non-binding budget framework yesterday that would slow projected growth of Medicare, but not completely restructure the program as the House GOP wanted. House Republicans tried to use the budget process to fundamentally rewrite Medicare, turning it from an open-ended entitlement program to a model known as premium support. But the move was blocked by Senate [...]

By |2015-04-30T09:16:41-04:00April 30th, 2015|Medicare|0 Comments