THE AMERICAN JOURNAL

$222 Billion, Ho Hum

Another warning that reform ‘bends the cost curve’—up.

Among the astonishing things about the ObamaCare debate—or lack thereof—is that Washington is inundated with warnings about the destructiveness of this plan, and it doesn’t matter. The agency that runs Medicare rung the latest alarm bell on Friday, and good luck finding any media mention.

 Richard Foster, the chief actuary for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, reports that under his analysis national health spending will rise under the bills by $222 billion over the next 10 years. In other words, ObamaCare really does “bend the cost curve”—up

 Read more: WSJ

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January 12, 2010 - Posted by | Uncategorized |

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