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Medicare, Medicaid Get Squeezed in Ryan Plan
The Health Care Blog

Everyone agrees that controlling health care costs is the key to bringing long-term federal budget deficits under control. Government spending on Medicare for seniors and Medicaid for the poor has grown nearly twice as fast as the rest of the economy for decades and is by far the largest component of future projected deficits. But government funded health care programs aren’t unique in that regard.

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