Charles Blahous, E21
After my study of the costs of Medicare for All (M4A) was published last July, a fierce debate erupted over whether M4A, while dramatically increasing the costs borne by federal taxpayers, might nevertheless reduce total U.S. health expenditures. Now, just one year after my findings, we have substantial additional evidence that M4A would further increase, not reduce, national health spending. To be clear, no one on either side of this debate questioned my central finding that M4A would increase federal costs by an unprecedented amount. Read more here....
Joseph Antos and Robert E. Moffit | AEI Economic Perspectives
The latest annual Medicare trustees report highlights the program’s growing fiscal challenge and reflects policymakers’ ongoing failure to prepare Medicare for the future.