Mark Merlis


Compact View

Adding Up the Numbers Report
The Congressional Budget Office estimates that Affordable Care Act provisions specifically affecting Medicare will reduce the federal deficit by about $525 billion over the 10-year period from 2010 to 2019. (Center for American Progress)

Adding Up the Numbers

Mark Merlis takes a look at Medicare savings from the Affordable Care Act and whether the cuts are real and sustainable over time.

Mark Merlis