WASHINGTON – The government’s massive health insurance programs for the elderly and poor would grow more slowly under President Barack Obama’s proposed budget.
Archive for February, 2009
President Barack Obama’s budget shows how difficult overhauling the nation’s health care system will be. Medicare cuts and tax hikes like the ones he proposes are usually poison pills for legislation.
I don’t know how Obama can say the previous administration couldn’t control spending. Obama’s spending is off the charts. All this must … read more be paid back at sometime.
President Barack Obama is sending Congress a budget that would boost taxes on the wealthy and slash Medicare to make way for a $634 billion down payment on universal health care.
The cost of Medicare spending is skyrocketing in Miami, with a five percent increase recorded from 2005 to 2006.
Limits on Medicare‘s Ability to Control Rising Spending on Cancer Drugs. In Figure 1, some of the data points for drug approvals occurring after the year 2003 were incorrect, …
Medicare costs vary wildly across the country, according to a study that found the government paying twice as much for treating a patient in Miami as in San Francisco.
– Medicare costs vary wildly across the country, according to a study that found the government paying twice as much for treating a patient in Miami as in San Francisco.
Addressing variations in the cost of care will be critical in overhauling the nation’s health care system.
President Barack Obama wants a significant “down payment” for overhauling the health care system: $634 billion over 10 years. A senior administration official says Obama’s budget calls for financing the overhaul by trimming Medicare spending and limiting tax…
A senior administration official says President Obama’s budget calls for financing the overhaul by trimming Medicare spending and limiting tax deductions for upper-income earners.
Via Christi Regional Medical Center in Wichita says it’s ending its heart transplant program because it falls short in the volume requirements set by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.