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Biden's $400 Billion Bet on Caring for Older and Disabled Americans at Home

October 21, 2021

Biden's $400 Billion Bet on Caring for Older and Disabled Americans at Home

President Biden wanted to spend $400 billion to help older and disabled Americans get health care at home, but the proposal has been cut by more than half as Democrats work to pare back their $3.5 trillion spending package. [This episode was originally published on April 8, 2021.]

Guests:

Howard Gleckman, Senior Fellow, Urban Institute

Rachel Werner, MD, PhD, Executive Director, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics at the University of Pennsylvania

Learn more and read a full transcript of the episode: https://tradeoffs.org/2021/04/08/bidens-400-billion-bet-on-caring-for-older-and-disabled-americans-at-home/

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