Unbiased Analysis of Today's Healthcare Issues

Why are we hitting the Debt Ceiling?

According to The American: “Between 1966 and 2007, the entire increase in the size of government relative to the economy resulted from growth in tax-financed health spending. … as a share of GDP, publicly financed health spending in 2007 was five times as large as it was in 1965 (the year immediately before Medicare and […]

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Federal Medicaid Spending: The Worst is Yet to Come

As the economy worsened, Medicaid enrollment has risen.  In the short-run, however, States have been able to avoid large increases in Medicaid spending because the Federal government has footed the tab.  According to the HHS: “Over the past three years, despite rising enrollment due to the economic recession, nationwide State spending on the Medicaid program […]

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