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health reform

Individual Taxes: TaxVox
In its long-awaited decision on the Affordable Care Act, the Supreme Court has ruled that Congress can require people to either have health insurance or...
June 28, 2012Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Last week I argued that budgeting for Medicare's hospital insurance program is flawed . Today, I offer two ways to fix it (and reject a...
May 18, 2012Donald Marron
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The recent double-counting dispute isn’t just about politics; it also reveals a flaw in budgeting for Medicare Part A. Budget experts are waging a spirited...
May 9, 2012Donald Marron
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
It is the unfounded rumor that never dies: You will have to pay a 3.8 percent federal health care tax on the sale of your...
April 2, 2012Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
On a day when Washington partisans couldn’t even figure out (yet again) how to keep the government running, Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) and House Budget...
December 15, 2011Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
The Community Living Services and Supports (CLASS) Act is an extraordinary case study in both budget and health care politics, and in the toxic political...
March 24, 2011Howard Gleckman