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CBO: Debt Spiral Deepening, Health Costs Soaring

beowulfe Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 2:38 PM
rgama Wrote: 28 minutes ago (2:08 PM) Want to control health care costs in America? Cost controls for medicines need to be an essential part of that plan. -------------------- Because everyone knows price controls worked out so well for FDR, Carter, and Nixon.

Behold, the projected consequences of four more years.  Philip Klein surveys the wreckage described in the latest comprehensive budget report from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (most of these estimates assume an unrealistic "baseline" in which the "doc fix" doesn't happen and various unpopular cuts to Medicare actually go into effect):