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December 20, 2017

Paul Ryan says Republicans to target welfare, Medicare, Medicaid spending in 2018

House Speaker Paul Ryan said on a radio show on Dec. 6, 2017, that “we’re going to have to get back next year at entitlement reform, […]
December 17, 2017

Health-care spending growth slowed considerably in 2016

National health spending grew by 4.3 percent in 2016, a slowdown in the growth seen in the prior two years. Spending growth slowed in nearly all […]
December 16, 2017

Our Medicare policy for kidney transplants is totally irrational

Doctors perform a kidney transplant. (Linda Davidson/The Washington Post) By Marcello Tonelli and John Gill December 6 at 7:26 PM Marcello Tonelli is associate vice president of research at the […]
December 14, 2017

After Tax Cuts, GOP Leaders Turn Buzz Saw to Medicare, Social Security

Their grassroots are egging it on. But not everyone, including a famed small government advocate, are sure it’s the smart move. GIDEON RESNICK SAM STEIN 12.07.17 […]