Trump budget would slash billions from HUD, grant programs
Trump budget would slash billions from HUD, grant programs
Outcry over Trump's cuts to Medicare hospital payments
14 March, 2019, 21:58
The head of a major hospital association says in a blog that the impact on care for seniors would be "devastating".
As a candidate early in the 2016 presidential campaign, Trump held himself out as a different kind of Republican.
A White House source argued to The Daily Caller that "either Biden never read his own administration budgets, he's losing his memory, or he's already bailing on Obama to appeal to the new socialists in his party".
Although the border wall with Mexico has been the strongest promise in his political campaign, Trump had also assured that he would not "touch" Social Security, Medicare or Medicaid in 2015, according to Vox. The Republican lawmaker cited a report from the Congressional Budget Office that the public debt is expected to reach 78 percent of gross domestic product this year.
But some of the Medicare cuts have received bipartisan support in the past, including halting hospitals from bumping up their Medicare payments by acquiring doctors' practices (a method CMS has tried to crack down in the past with its site-neutral payment proposals) and lowering spend on prescription drugs.
The party is divided over costly ideas like a "Medicare for All" universal healthcare proposal and the "Green New Deal" to eliminate US greenhouse gas emissions within a decade. "And it's not fair to the people that have been paying in for years and now all of the sudden they want to. cut".
WASHINGTON-The White House's top budget official defended the president's new budget proposal on March 12, saying that "the problem is not that American tax is too little; it is that Washington spends too much".
Neal, who has pledged to use his position has House Ways and Means chairman to protect Medicare, the federal health insurance program largely for people ages 65 and over, added that reaffirmed his commitment to "defending Americans' access to health care". The 2020 plan also calls for a nationwide Medicaid work requirement for low-income adults to be eligible for coverage. Because the program is so big, even a single-digit reduction in percent terms can add up to hundreds of billions of dollars over time. It also wants to slow the growth of payments for skilled nursing, inpatient rehab facilities and home health services, said Tricia Neuman, director, Program on Medicare Policy at the Kaiser Family Foundation. "The truth is, it is hard to predict what the impact would really be". Examples include reductions in federal payments to reimburse hospitals for uncompensated care, lower payments for services provided in outpatient departments, and cuts to federal financing for graduate medical education. Exempt from cuts: private Medicare Advantage plans favored by Republicans.
The group also said it's concerned about that some of Trump's Medicare drug proposals could create winners and losers among beneficiaries.
A statement from AARP reflected a mix of praise and concern. The Trump administration predicts a savings of $130 billion over the next decade if Congress enacts the proposal.
As part of the spending-cut initiative, the administration also has identified a number of wasteful and ineffective programs, such as Job Corps.
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