Cost-benefit ratio: GOP isn't alone in pushing for Medicare changes

Daly, Rich
May 2011
Modern Healthcare;5/23/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 21, p8
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The article discusses the debate between Democrats and Republicans regarding Medicare reforms in the U.S. Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown mentions that the Republican budget plan will finance tax cuts for billionaires. Democrats, including Nancy House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi, noted that the Medicare program should be changed in order to avoid deficits. Provider advocates have expressed concern over proposals to balance Medicare's finances such as Cecil Wilson of the American Medical Association.


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