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The End of the Beginning

November 29, 2011

Sadly, we have seen the end of the Supercommittee. It failed to meet its deadline to report a deficit-reduction bill to the Congress.But equally sadly, we have not seen...

To Reform Medicare, Reform Incentives and Organization

by Alain C. Enthoven November 07, 2011

For Immediate Release Contact: Morgan Broman – (202) 469-7814 - morgan.broman@ced.orgWashington, D.C. November 7, 2011 – To avert a long-term debt crisis, Medicare must bring its expenditures into...

Joe Minarik on C-SPAN’s Washington Journal

November 01, 2011

Joe Minarik on C-SPAN's Washington Journal;Joseph Minarik talked about the future solvency of Social Security, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Social Security went cash...

Medicare’s Fix Is a Long Wait

October 04, 2011

By now just about everyone understands that the root cause of the federal government's budget problem is health care, driven mostly by the $555 billion a year Medicare program. While...

CED Welcomes Debt-limit Compromise

July 18, 2011

The compromise plan to raise the nation's debt ceiling - approved by the House of Representatives and the Senate through negotiations with President Obama and his Administration - avoids...

Jobless Recovery Is Not The Problem

June 29, 2011

The concerns about a jobless recovery are fully understandable but do not get to the heart of the problem. Of course we should help the part of the workforce that...