The President's Medicare Budget Proposal: A Step Forward on Entitlement Spending


Publication Date: February 2007

Publisher: Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)

Author(s): Robert E. Moffit

Research Area: Health

Keywords: Health care; liabilities; FEHBP; entitlements

Type: Brief

Coverage: United States


In his FY 2008 budget, the President has proposed a set of serious Medicare proposals that will begin to address the enormous fiscal challenge of entitlement spending.