Simpson-Bowles Commission

Providers react to super-committee's failure to reach debt deal

Providers react to super-committee's failure to reach debt deal

Members of the congressional "super-committee" announced Monday that the panel has failed to devise a deficit reduction plan ahead of its Wednesday deadline, drawing sharp criticism from provider groups. The 12-member, bipartisan committee was tasked with finding a way to trim $1.2 trillion from the federal budget deficit over 10 years by a Nov. 23 deadline.