Government Spending

Top 5 Things To Know | Long-Term Medicare Program Costs

August 20, 2014

On Monday, the Mercatus Center released an analysis of the long-term cost projections of the Medicare Program found in this years’ trustees report. Today’s “Top 5 Things To Know” will take a further look at the Mercatus report.

Breaking It Down | $840 Million For The Obamacare Website

August 7, 2014

Last week, National Journal reported that the Obama administration spent $840 million designing HealthCare.gov — the federal exchange system — and the 36 state insurance exchanges it helps to serve. Last Thursday, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) testified at a House Energy and Commerce Committee meeting and noted that a long series of management, oversight and contracting problems led to the cost surge.