The sooner Americans recognize that Washington is introducing the disease of ideology into health care, the sooner we can cure it.
The senators’ letter cited the November 2020 CMS improper-payment-rate report and the 21.4 percent improper-payment rate in Medicaid.
Sanders probably wants to add dental benefits to Medicare to take away a selling point of Medicare Advantage plans.
One of them will have to climb down, or else President Biden’s entire agenda will collapse.
Lawmakers use Medicare’s trust fund to kick the can down the road on entitlement reform.
The budget resolution, enabled by Republicans, would mean the largest expansion of government in the health care arena since Obamacare.
Democrats are now pushing to expand the financially-troubled Medicare program. Unfortunately, the annual Trustees report on its finances is more than three months overdue.