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Fiscal Cliff Medicare

Meet The Latest Group Panicking Over The Fiscal Cliff

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 02.28.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Confused about the federal budget struggle? So are doctors, hospital administrators and other medical professionals who serve the 100 mi...

Who Pays for More Means Testing in Medicare? The Middle Class

Joe Baker | Posted 02.20.2013 | Politics
Joe Baker

Medicare remains an overwhelmingly popular benefit, and American families are supportive of preserving it. But some policymakers propose pushing middle- and high-income Medicare beneficiaries down a slippery slope by further increasing premiums based on their incomes.

Ryan Grim

What Would Americans' Fiscal Cliff Plan Look Like?

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 12.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- To get a sense of just how wide the democracy gap is in Washington, compare the various "fiscal cliff" proposals put forward by the two ...

The Link Between Fiscal Health and Population Wellness

Kenneth Thorpe | Posted 02.10.2013 | Politics
Kenneth Thorpe

When Democrats and Republicans debate over how best to "cut" the Medicare benefit, we're not hearing nearly enough about the impact these potential cuts could have on the health and wellness of the patient in this process.

Emily Swanson

Americans Favor Major Obama Fiscal Cliff Ideas: Poll

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 12.07.2012 | Politics

Americans across the political spectrum would like the payroll tax cut to be extended as part of a budget deal, and many would support the new infrast...

AARP To Congress: Don't Touch Social Security

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 12.04.2012 | Politics

On Wednesday, AARP volunteers and staff will visit Capitol Hill to deliver a strong message to Congress on the fiscal cliff: leave Social Security and...