Fiscal Cliff Deal Doesn't Include Long-Term Solutions To Address Health Care Costs

From ThinkProgress Wed Jan 2 2013, 12:50:16

The last-minute compromise negotiated to avert the so-called "fiscal cliff" provides some immediate solutions for enacting tax policies, but simply punts other fiscal questions -- most notably, an agreement on raising the national debt limit -- further down the line. The deal also prioritizes short-term fixes for cutting health care spending over more permanent solutions [...]

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