Ezra Klein interviews Paul Ryan

EK: And since then, the Congress has stopped it from cutting doctor payments seven times since then. I went back through the record, and you voted for five of those delays.

PR: Oh, yeah! I think we should fix the thing. Don't get me wrong.

That has to do with the Medicare payments "fix," which Congress keeps postponing, often with Ryan's support.  There is much more here.  Cutting spending is hard!

Here are recent developments on cost containment in the health care bill.


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