Intelligence Unit Special Reports Special Events Subscribe Sponsored Departments Follow Us

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn RSS

Medicare, Medicaid deficits loom over health priorities

Wall Street Journal (subscription required), November 6, 2008

Healthcare played a big role in the presidential campaign, but the Obama administration will face a tough choice: try for a wide-ranging systematic overhaul or make do with piecemeal fixes. Overshadowing any effort to provide health insurance to millions of uninsured families is the huge deficit in Medicare and Medicaid.