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House GOP Lays Groundwork For Fall Budget Face-Off
Thursday, 16 May 2013 08:44
The chairman of the House tax-writing committee has been laying the groundwork for advancing an overhaul of the tax code to scale back deductions and reduce rates. … Another idea gaining popularity among some Republicans is to delay implementation of...
Retiree Medical Expenses Fall, But They Still Exceed Most People's Expectations
Thursday, 16 May 2013 08:43
A study released by Fidelty Investments estimated that a couple, who are enrolled in traditional Medicare and retiring in 2013, will need $220,000 to cover medical costs throughout their retirement.
The Associated Press/Washington Post: Expected Retiree Medical Expenses Fall In 2013, But Still Outpace Many Americans' Estimates
Acting CMS Chief Marilyn Tavenner Becomes Agency's First Confirmed Head In 7 Years
Thursday, 16 May 2013 08:39
In a 91-to-7 vote, the Senate approved President Barack Obama's pick to lead the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Tavenner, who has been the agency's acting administrator, was endorsed by Rep. Eric Cantor, R-Va.
The New York Times: Acting Chief Wins Confirmation To Run Medicare And Medicaid
The Senate on Wednesday approved President...
Navigator Headlines: May 16, 2013
Thursday, 16 May 2013 06:20
Today's headlines detail the Senate confirmation of Acting Chief Marilyn Tavenner to run the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
Kaiser Health News: Senate Confirms Tavenner To Head CMS
Kaiser Health News' Mary Agnes Carey talks with Jennifer Haberkorn of Politico Pro about the Senate's confirmation Wednesday of...
Political Cartoon: 'Bloc On Wood?'
Wednesday, 15 May 2013 08:40
Kaiser Health News provides a fresh take on health policy developments with "Bloc On Wood?" by Chris Weyant.
Meanwhile, here is today's health policy haiku:
GO AHEAD, KICK THAT CAN!
suggest shrinking deficit...
Stalls a grand bargain.
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