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Robert Reischauer and Charles Blahous: Letter from Former Trustees of Social Security and Medicare

The 2020 annual reports of the Social Security and Medicare trustees underscore the increasingly urgent need for legislative...

Families First Coronavirus Response Act Will Cost $192 Billion

Last week, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) scored the Families First Coronavirus

Choices for Financing Medicare for All

Proposals to adopt a single-payer health care system – commonly called Medicare for All – have become increasingly popular.

Lawmakers Release Emergency Funding Request on Coronavirus

Appropriators released today their $8.3 billion emergency funding bill to deal with the Coronavirus outbreak, $5.8 billion more than the $2...

How Will Candidate Plans Affect Total Health Costs?

We recently updated our estimates of the

New Infographics on 2020 Candidates' Health Plans

We have updated these infographics – originally published on February 7 – to reflect a new