Congress May Cut More Medicaid, Medicare Benefits
Watkins, Robert, THE JOURNAL RECORD
What is an onlooker to make of the unremitting mix of gloomy and euphoric economic forecasts wafting through the land like imported perfume at one moment and the aromatic calling card of a disturbed skunk at the next?
For Congress, which returns officially to work this week after the annual holiday reconnoitering of home districts, the easy path - perhaps the right path - is to surrender to confusion and do nothing that might invite a worse disaster.
Given the current state of affairs, it seems all too likely that lawmakers will be sorely tempted to peel back still more from benefits manadated under Medicaid and Medicare, the government's two largest …
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Publication information: Article title: Congress May Cut More Medicaid, Medicare Benefits. Contributors: Watkins, Robert - Author. Newspaper title: THE JOURNAL RECORD. Publication date: January 24, 1990. Page number: Not available. © 2009 THE JOURNAL RECORD. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.