A simple case against Wyden-Ryan

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    Henry Aaron and Austin Frakt offer a perspective on why now is not the time to pursue Wyden-Bennet-esque plans. It's a succinct argument but two points in particular stand out:

    First, Medicare is already in the midst of a substantial series of reforms that passed in late March 2010 (Note: "Medicare growth rates, in general, have been rising at a 2.5% annualized rate over the past 18 months."):

    Second, private competition already exists in Medicare and it has driven up spending.

     
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    Hot off the e-mail blast from OIRA, huh? :lol::lol::lol:
     

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