Medicare Voucher

With Medicare cuts coming, GOP prepares another push for vouchers

With Medicare cuts coming, GOP prepares another push for vouchers

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House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) is working on a proposed budget that would revamp the Medicare program. Republicans believe the option of turning Medicare into a voucher program may win support despite uncertainty over the effects of $85 billion in automatic spending cuts that began last Friday, the Los Angeles Times reports.

Medicare premiums would rise for most beneficiaries under a premium-support model, study says

Medicare premiums would rise for most beneficiaries under a premium-support model, study says

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Under a premium-support model for Medicare, six in 10 beneficiaries would see an increase in their premiums, a non-partisan study released Monday found.