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Medicare: Not Such
a Budget-Buster Anymore

New York Times, by Margot Sanger-Katz *

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Posted By:viola, 8/28/2014 9:02:36 PM

You’re looking at the biggest story involving the federal budget and a crucial one for the future of the American economy. Every year for the last six years in a row, the Congressional Budget Office has reduced its estimate for how much the federal government will need to spend on Medicare in coming years. The latest reduction came in a report from the budget office on Wednesday morning. The changes are big. The difference between the current estimate for Medicare’s 2019 budget and the estimate for the 2019 budget four years ago is about $95 billion. That sum is greater than the government is expected to spend that year on

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Dante, 8/28/2014 9:30:50 PM     (No. 9985219)

$18 Trillion in debt, does anybody really trust CBO ´estimates´ at this point?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 8/29/2014 12:10:11 AM     (No. 9985362)

Medicare would have been much better off it they had not borrowed from it to support Zippycare.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Trigger2, 8/29/2014 6:24:04 AM     (No. 9985451)

More like the libtards have a plan to kill off as many old people as possible under BarryCare. I wouldn´t be getting a goobermint flu shot. Who knows what they put in it.

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You’re looking at the biggest story involving the federal budget and a crucial one for the future of the American economy. Every year for the last six years in a row, the Congressional Budget Office has reduced its estimate for how much the federal government will need to spend on Medicare in coming years. The latest reduction came in a report from the budget office on Wednesday morning. The changes are big. The difference between the current estimate for Medicare’s 2019 budget and the estimate for the 2019 budget four years ago is about $95 billion. That sum is greater than the government is expected to spend that year on

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