Medicare Advantage: The ACA was supposed to be financed in part by cuts to Medicare Advantage (MA) totaling $31 billion through FY2015, $128 billion over the first ten years. The White House recently announced that planned MA cuts will not go into effect after all. Other controversial provisions: The ACAs most controversial savings provisions among them its ambitious Medicare provider payment reductions, the tax on so-called Cadillac health plans, and cost-saving decisions of the Independent Payment Advisory Board have yet to be tested.
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(NYSE: VMI), a leading global provider of engineered products and services for infrastructure and mechanized irrigation equipment for … VMI: Mark C. Jaksich Appointed Valmont’s Chief Financial Officer Mon, 24 Mar 2014 15:40:58 GMT [at noodls] - OMAHA, Neb., Feb. 26, 2014/PRNewswire/ — Valmont Industries, Inc.
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The first was an old friend gone bad, William Duer. The scheming old Etonian was the first Englishman to be blamed for an American financial crisis, but would not be the last. Duer and his accomplices knew that investors needed federal bonds to pay for their BUS shares, so they tried to corner the market. To fund this scheme Duer borrowed from wealthy friends and, by issuing personal IOUs, from the public.
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