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CBO: Debt Spiral Deepening, Health Costs Soaring

rman859 Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 11:59 AM
Yeah, gonna be so much better. $1600 / month premiums for healthy people. much higher for sick (deductables) Much Longer lines with "newbies" and all the MD's quitting. Hospitals lines out the door Medicare paying less. Good luck finding a doctor. Let the good times roll. Just Like England , Canada! Woo Hoo

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):