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Medicare and the Federal Budget: Comparison of Medicare Provisions in Recent Federal Debt and Deficit Reduction Proposals

Introduction
  1. Congressional Budget Office, “The 2013 Long-Term Budget Outlook,” September 2013.

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  2. Congressional Budget Office, “The Budget and Economic Outlook: Fiscal Years 2013 to 2023,” February 2013.

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  3. Congressional Budget Office, “Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013,” December 11, 2013.

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  4. Congressional Budget Office, “Estimate of Amendment to H.J. Res. 59, Pathway to SGR Reform Act of 2013,” December 11, 2013

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Appendices
  1. Congressional Budget Office, “Letter to the Honorable John Boehner Providing an Estimate for H.R. 6079, the Repeal of Obamacare Act,” July 24, 2012.

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  2. The House of Representatives voted on the balanced budget amendment on November 18, 2011; the measure did not receive the two-thirds majority needed to advance a constitutional amendment. On December 14, 2011, two balanced budget amendments failed in the Senate.

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  3. Kaiser Family Foundation, “The Budget Control Act of 2011: Implications for Medicare,” November 2012.

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  4. Office of Management and Budget, “OMB Report to the Congress on the Joint Committee Sequestration for Fiscal Year 2013,” March 1, 2013.

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  5. Congressional Budget Office, “Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013,” December 11, 2013, and the Congressional Budget Office, “Estimate of Amendment to H.J. Res. 59, Pathway to SGR Reform Act of 2013,” December 11, 2013.

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