March 31, 2015
NUMBER OF THE WEEK: $23 Billion.
The total revenue generated by the additional Medicare tax and the net investment income tax used to pay for the Affordable Care Act. The total exceeds the
Joint Committee on Taxation’s 2010 estimates by $2 billion according to the latest data from the Internal Revenue Service. The JCT expects the revenue to increase
to $38.5 billion in 2019.
March 30, 2015
This Week: House Approves FY 2016 Budget Proposal... House Passes Permanent SGR Reform and Two-Year CHIP Reauthorization... Senate Passes FY 2016 Budget Plan... HHS Report: ACA Led to $7.4 Billion Decline in Uncompensated Hospital Care Costs... New Hampshire Legislature Moves to End Medicaid Expansion in 2016