Medicare And the Fiscal Cliff: To Cut Or Not

Editor's Note: This is the latest in an ongoing series about the building blocks that lawmakers could put on the table as they search for a deal to avert the fiscal cliff. In the spending vs. revenue tug-of-war in Washington, Republicans and Democrats view cutting the costly Medicare program as a clear path to savings. But the two sides disagree on where and how deeply to cut. Those details are the subject of intense debate, especially when it comes to the question of whether to raise the...Full Story
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