[Ryan’s plan] reforms the currently-unsustainable Medicare and Medicaid programs, and targets the inflated costs which have distorted the market beyond recognition.
‘A defined contribution system is one no longer supported by taxpayers, but, rather by the responsible investment choices of individuals.’
The specter of even more pronounced rising costs, as evidenced by Kaiser’s study, may not only keep the economy stagnant, but exacerbate the already fragile situation.
Overall, 60 percent of RSD schools have improved to the point that they are no longer considered failing.
Gov. Jindal estimates that transitioning towards coordinated-care will save the state $135 million annually. It would also lead to improved health care quality.
The administration rosily projects that ‘not a dime’ will be added to the deficit, but this ridiculous promise is left to Congress to fulfill.
Kansas officials also noted that the Early Innovator grant does nothing to slow the explosive growth of health care and health care costs.
If Markey and Holt succeed, coastal states would lose out on approximately $150 billion over the next 60 years.
The Abramson case highlights one of the benefits of a charter system over its traditional counterpart, namely increased accountability.
Those pushing for this plan in Baton Rouge continue to do so without taking into account alternatives which would be more efficient and avoid wasteful spending.