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CBO Report Examines Federal Healthcare Spending

The government’s healthcare spending has slowed in past years but is still predicted to overtake the country’s economic output, a new Congressional Budget Office report says. According to the nonpartisan analyst’s “2013 Long-Term Budget Outlook,” federal spending on Medicare is forecast to account for 4.9 percent of gross domestic product in …

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U.S. Government to Enact Obamacare on Oct. 1

The federal government is set to implement the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on Oct. 1 to start accepting millions of enrollees to the insurance program, The Washington Post reported Sunday. Sarah Kliff writes the administration needs to stand up infrastructures designed to link the Health and Human Services, Treasury, Homeland …

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Gary Cohen: 14 States, DC to Run Own Health Exchanges

Fourteen states and the District of Columbia will operate their own health insurance exchanges and start enrolling customers in October 2013, David Morgan reports for Reuters. Gary Cohen, director of the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight, told a House panel last week he believes states and the federal …

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