Dennis W. Jansen

Dennis W. Jansen

Dennis W. Jansen is a professor of economics and director of the Private Enterprise Research Center, Texas A&M University


Why it’s hard for the US to cut or even control Medicare spending

By: and - March 17, 2023

President Joe Biden’s 2024 proposed budget includes plans to shore up the finances of Medicare, the federal health insurance program that covers Americans who are 65 and up and some younger people with disabilities. His administration aims to increase from 3.8% to 5% an existing Medicare tax that’s collected on the labor and investment earnings […]