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Weekly Address: Health Care Reform as the Key to Our Fiscal Future

Summary: 
In this Weekly Address, the President explains how he will cover the upfront costs of reform by eliminating overpayments from Medicaid and Medicare.
The President has long noted that skyrocketing health care costs will be disastrous in terms of our long term national debt unless we pass real reform.  In this Weekly Address, the President also explains how he will cover the upfront costs of reform by eliminating overpayments from Medicaid and Medicare and driving down costs contributing to government’s health care expenditures across the board. 
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UPDATE: OMB Director Peter Orszag adds some thoughts on this address and other health reform developments.