Before it is over, they might be referring to them as The Dirty Dozen, the panel entrusted to figure out just where to make all those spending cuts demanded before the debt limit law could be passed. Republicans won’t stand for slipping new taxes into the formula, Democrats want no sneak attacks on entitlements. You know, a truly bipartisan panel.
Although it was hands off entitlements, Medicaid and Medicare advocates fear the scythe in the field, while maybe more employers than were previously reported are offering coverage under the new health law. And nursing homes say they are going to have to suck it up with a coming cut in Medicare reimbursement. For you, for Wednesday.
Medicare, Medicaid Tab Keeps Growing - USA Today
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