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How Ryan's budget plan changes Social Security, Medicare

For analysis of the Ryan plan without politics,The Federal Drive with Tom Temin turn to Jason Fitchner, a senior research fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University.

Tags: Jason Fitchner , Mercatus Center , George Mason University , budget , management , Paul Ryan , Social Security , Federal Drive

Thursday - 03/22/2012, 04:40pm EDT
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GOP Medicare plan borrows from and repeals Obama's

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), the top GOP budget writer, borrowed the idea of insurance exchanges, a big pooled marketplace, from the health care law enacted in Massachusetts when GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney was governor. Ryan wants to set one up for Medicare.

Tags: retirement , Congressional Budget Office , budget , Paul Ryan , Congress , House , Medicaid

Wednesday - 03/21/2012, 03:50am EDT

GOP plan would open FEHBP to non-feds

Four senators introduced a bill that would add Medicare patients to the Federal Employee Health Benefits Plan, as Medicare is gradually phased out. The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association tells feds to be wary of the bill.

Tags: Rand Paul , retirement , Lindsey Graham , Jim DeMint , Mike Lee , FEHBP , NARFE , Joseph Beaudoin , benefits , Michael OConnell , Congress , Senate

Friday - 03/16/2012, 10:50am EDT

Feds to curb improper payments to Medicare plans

The Obama administration says it's taking steps to fix a longstanding problem of improper payments to private health plans that serve 1 in 4 Medicare beneficiaries.

Tags: benefits , pay and benefits , Jon Blum

Friday - 02/24/2012, 05:45pm EST

Treasury, HHS, Justice find more areas to cut waste

Cutting back on excess dollar-coins, tackling Medicare prescription drug abuse and prosecuting procurement fraud are just some of the ways the White House says agencies cut back on government waste in 2011.

Tags: management , OMB , HHS , DoJ , Treasury , Campaign to Cut Waste , Joseph Biden , waste , fraud , abuse , Medicaid , Kathleen Sebelius , Neal Wolin , James Cole , U.S. Mint , Jared Serbu

Wednesday - 12/14/2011, 05:14am EST
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