Ryan’s Medicare Plan: Stalled for Now but Not Soon Forgotten

The budget and Medicare overhaul proposed by House Budget Committee chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and just approved by the House (almost entirely along party lines) is all but certain to be dead on arrival in the Democratic-controlled Senate. But Ryan’s most recent plan to change Medicare is bound to have a long and lively life as a campaign issue this fall. Republicans, who maintain that current Medicare beneficiaries would see no change at all under the Ryan plan, hope to …

The Takeaway: Medicare Compromise Proposed; Aging Entrepreneurs Hang On

Future Beneficiaries Could Choose Private Plans: Liberal Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wis., have teamed up to come up with a political compromise on Medicare spending.