Study on healthcare law, deficit puts Obama administration on the defensive – The Hills Healthwatch

The Obama administration is playing defense after a Republican Medicare trustee released a report that says the presidents healthcare law will add $340 billion to the deficit. In a White House blog post late Monday night, the presidents deputy assistant for health policy derided the report as “another brand of new math ” and highlighted the political ties of its author, Charles Blahous, who was a champion of privatizing Social Security during the George W. Bush administration.

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