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Another Reminder on Health Care

Posted By Jill Greenberg On February 7, 2008 @ 2:09 pm In Personal Health | 3 Comments

Yes, I’ve written about it before [1]. And yes, I am going to talk about it again – Medicare and Medicaid. Our growing fiscal stress is not really about the coming retirement of the baby boomers, but the ever exploding cost of health care for everyone. Check out the graphic below, courtesy of the Congressional Budget Office [2]. Thanks to Ezra Klein, who wrote about it here [3].
How can Washington solve this? Tackle the skyrocketing cost of health care for everyone.
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[1] I’ve written about it before: http://blog.aarp.org/shaarpsession/2007/12/ah_ha.html

[2] Congressional Budget Office: http://cbo.gov/ftpdocs/89xx/doc8947/01-31-HealthcareSlides.pdf

[3] here: http://www.prospect.org/csnc/blogs/ezraklein_archive?month=02&year=2008&base_name=your_world_in_charts_health_ca

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