TITLE

Same mission

AUTHOR(S)
Daly, Rich
PUB. DATE
April 2011
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;4/18/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 16, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses concerns over U.S. President Barack Obama's framework released in April 2011 and the Republican plan drafted by U.S. Representative Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, which both used reduced spending on federal healthcare programs to achieve savings in order to support debt reduction. It details the debate over Obama's plan which focused on his proposal to expand the authority of the Independent Payment Advisory Board to begin recommending Medicare cuts. Concerns over the restriction of the states' use of provider taxes are also tackled.
ACCESSION #
60237881

 

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