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McCain Plans Federal Health Cuts October 6, 2008

Posted by trouble97018 in Healthcare, McCain, News, Politics.
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Wall Street Journal

Monday, October 6, 2008

John McCain would pay for his health plan with major reductions to Medicare and Medicaid, a top aide said, in a move that independent analysts estimate could result in cuts of $1.3 trillion over 10 years to the government programs.

The Republican presidential nominee has said little about the proposed cuts, but they are needed to keep his health-care plan “budget neutral,” as he has promised. The McCain campaign hasn’t given a specific figure for the cuts, but didn’t dispute the analysts’ estimate.   Source Article

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