Monday, October 06, 2008

John McCain's Plan For Paying For Healthcare

It turns out John McCain's plans for paying for his health care plan with major reductions to Medicare and Medicaid. This was confirmed by a top aide. Independent analysts from the nonpartisan Tax Policy Center, a Washington think tank, estimate McCain's plan could result in cuts of $1.3 trillion over 10 years to the government programs. John McCain “has said little about the proposed cuts, but they are needed to keep his health-care plan ‘budget neutral,’ as he has promised.

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