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Time to End The Health Care Tax Exclusion?
The Health Care Blog

President Obama on Wednesday will unveil his counter offer for bringing the nation’s budget deficit under control. Last week, the Republican plan authored by Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., chairman of the House Budget Committee, focused public attention on cutting health care subsidies for seniors and low-income people. Will the president go after the bloated health care sector, too? Here’s one way he could raise a half trillion dollars in the next four years from health without touching seniors or the poor.