Rep. Paul Ryan
A prominent long-term care group is joining several Republican governors in saying that that block grants wouldn't work for their state Medicaid budgets.
A Medicare reform proposal touted as a "premium support" plan has drawn criticism from the White House, other Democrats and Medicare advocates.
Sen. Herb Kohl (D-WI), chairman of the Senate Special Committee on Aging for the last four years, announced his retirement Friday.
When President Obama released his proposed FY 2012 budget this week, he said entitlement programs such as Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid are driving U.S. debt, but his proposal lacked specifics about how to tackle reforming them.