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  • Discussion Focuses on Affordable Care Act Replacement
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    Affordable Health Care Act Replacement Plan

    Academics and policy analysts talked about what an acceptable replacement plan for the Affordable Care Act might look like. Joseph Antos moderated. This event was the first of two American…

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  • Secretaries Jack Lew Sylvia Burwell and Thomas Perez on Social Security and Medicare Reports
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    Social Security and Medicare Trustees Report

    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew and other Cabinet secretaries and federal official spoke to reporters about the release of the annual reports of the Social Security and Medicare Trustees Boards.

    435 views
  • 1990 Federal Budget Deal
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    1990 Federal Budget Deal

    Former congressional leaders talked about the process of reaching their 1990 deficit agreement that eventually helped bring the federal budget into surplus. Topics included the major leaders in the…

    780 views
  • Briefing on Social Security and Medicare Trustees Report
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    Social Security and Medicare Fiscal Report

    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew and other officials briefed reporters and answered questions on the annual “Trustees Report.” The report details the future financial health of Social Security…

    498 views
  • Health Care Cost Containement
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    States and Health Care Costs, News Conference

    Co-chairs of the University of Virginia Miller Center’s bipartisan State Health Care Cost Containment Commission released a report, Cracking the Code on Health Care Costs. They briefed the…

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  • States and Health Care Costs Panel Discussion
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    States and Health Care Costs, Panel Discussion

    Policy experts talked about the findings of the State Health Care Cost Containment Commission report that states need to take a leadership role in controlling health care costs. The report,…

    238 views
  • 2013 Medicare Trustee Report Part 1
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    2013 Medicare Trustee Report

    Two Social Security and Medicare Boards of Trustees members testified on the 2013 Medicare Trustees Report, specifically on the program’s financial status and changes from the Trustees'…

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  • Social Security and Medicare Trustees Releases Report
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    Social Security and Medicare Trustees Report

    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew and other officials briefed reporters and answered questions on a new annual “Trustees Report.” The report detailed the future financial health of Social…

    270 views
  • Brookings Institution Hosts Discussion on Medicare
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    Medicare Reform

    Panelists talked about possible Medicare reforms. Topics included premium adjustments according to income, increasing the role of private insurance companies, and restructuring payment to physicians…

    370 views
  • Deficit and Debt Reduction
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    Deficit and Debt Reduction

    Former Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and White House officials evaluated the “fiscal cliff” legislation passed by Congress on January 1, 2013. David Marron talked about the tax elements of the…

    608 views
  • Social Security Annual Report
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    Social Security Annual Report

    Social Security trustees testified on their board’s 2012 annual report. They said Congress needed to pass legislation shoring up trust fund finances sometime in the next five years. The…

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  • Social Security and Medicare Trustees Report
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    Social Security and Medicare Trustees Report

    The Social Security and Medicare fund trustees released their annual report on the fiscal condition of both federal programs. Trustees included Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner, Health and…

    271 views
  • Children and the US Economy
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    Children and the U.S. Economy

    Urban Institute scholars talked about the impact of the current economic climate on children. Among the topics they addressed were the role of the federal government, entitlement reform,…

    250 views
  • Retirement Security
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    Retirement Security

    Social Security and Medicare’s two public trustees talked about the role of the public trustee. Charles Blahous and Robert Reischauer also touched on the solvency of the two entitlement programs. According to the…

    260 views
  • Fiscal State of Medicare and Social Security
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    Fiscal State of Medicare and Social Security

    Social Security and Medicare Trustees Robert Reischauer and Charles Blahous talked about the annual report on the financial solvency of the entitlement programs. They gave their…

    14,284 views
  • Financial State of Medicare
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    Financial State of Medicare

    Social Security and Medicare Trustees Charles Blahous and Robert Reischauer testified on the financial state of Medicare. They blamed the economy for the worsening financial state of the…

    312 views
  • US Economy and Federal Debt
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    U.S. Economy and Federal Debt

    Ben Bernanke made the keynote address at a conference on the U.S. economy and the federal debt ceiling. In his remarks he said that “failing to raise the debt ceiling in a timely way would be…

    828 views
  • Budget Deficit and National Debt Reduction
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    Budget Deficit and National Debt Reduction

    A panel of former Congressional Budget Office directors talked about federal budget deficits and the national debt. Among the topics they addressed were efforts to raise the debt ceiling,…

    724 views
  • 2011 Medicare Trustees Report
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    2011 Medicare Trustees Report

    Panelists talked about the just-released the 2011 Medicare Trustees Report. Among the topics they addressed were the findings of the report, its implications for senior citizens and…

    231 views
  • Social Security and Medicare Trustees Report
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    Social Security and Medicare Trustees Report

    The Social Security and Medicare fund trustees released their annual report on the fiscal condition of both federal programs. Trustees included Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner, Health and…

    918 views
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