Congressional Budget Office http://ripr.org en Sorting through recent Medicare buzz http://ripr.org/post/sorting-through-recent-medicare-buzz <p>There’s a lot of buzz about <strong>Medicare</strong>, the nation’s health insurance program for seniors and the disabled, right now. I wonder how Rhode Island’s Medicare recipients are reading all of this. Confusion? Concern? Here are some of the stories I’ve been following and my best effort at sorting fact from fiction:</p> Wed, 15 Aug 2012 04:00:00 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 8312 at http://ripr.org CBO Estimates Health Reform Will Cost Less Than Thought http://ripr.org/post/cbo-estimates-health-reform-will-cost-less-thought <p>The Congressional Budget Office and the Joint Committee on Taxation have just released new estimates of what President Obama’s Affordable Care Act will cost, and the numbers are less than previously thought. From the CBO <a href="http://www.cbo.gov/publication/43473">Director’s Blog</a>:</p> Tue, 24 Jul 2012 04:00:00 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 8326 at http://ripr.org