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IN BRIEF

Study Sees No Big Change in Health Care Spending

SEPTEMBER 09, 2010

“A new government study says President Obama‚Äôs health care law will have negligible effects on total national health spending in the next 10 years, neither slowing nor fueling the explosive growth of medical costs.” (New York Times)

The trick is assume future Medicare cuts and taxes on union health plans that Congress will never go for.

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