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  • Panelists Discuss Future of Social Security Solvency
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    Social Security Solvency

    Stephen C. Goss, the Social Security Administration’s chief actuary, was one of the speakers at a discussion on the future of Social Security’s fiscal solvency and the future of the…

  • Discussion on Military Health Care
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    Military Health Care System

    Dr. Jonathan Woodson spoke about the complexities of and efforts to reform the U.S. military health care system. Following his remarks, panelists discussed the same issue.

  • Washington Journal Henry Aaron and Casey Mulligan on Affordable Care Act
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    Economic Impact of the Affordable Care Act

    Henry Aaron and Casey Mulligan talked about the impact the Affordable Care Act had on the U.S. economy as a whole, as well as the ongoing debate over its affordability.

  • Health Scholars Debate Reform Beyond the Affordable Care Act
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    Health Care Costs and Universal Coverage

    Authors of a paper on health care reform presented their alternatives to the Affordable Care Act. The paper, written for the American Enterprise Institute focused on universal coverage and…

  • Health Care Law Implementation
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    Health Care Law Implementation

    Panelists talked about challenges related to the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, the health care law, which was to be fully enacted in 2014. Topics included states' roles, the…

  • Medicare Cost Control
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    Medicare Cost Control

    Witnesses testified on proposals to control Medicare costs. One proposal would give seniors a voucher to shop for their own private health insurance. Under their so-called “premium support” plan, Medicare would no…

  • Joint Deficit Reduction Committee
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    Joint Deficit Reduction Committee

    Panelists talked about the newly created joint congressional Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, which was created on August 2, 2011, as part of the Budget Control Act of 2011 and…