Great Healthcare Debate: How Romney, Ryan, Wyden Will Save Medicare

By: Ankur A. Shah
The Great Healthcare Debate column previews the upcoming 2012 US Presidential Election, and the ramifications it will have on our healthcare system.


With the recent selection of Representative Paul Ryan as the Republican Vice-Presidential candidate, both political parties have been attacking their respective opponent’s plans for Medicare. With widespread propaganda and misinformation, I felt it necessary to clarify the differences between the two parties’ plans for Medicare and health care spending in general. Because the effects of these programs will influence us, the current generation, more than anybody else, it is important that we make informed decisions regarding our future, and understand that only the Ryan-Wyden Bipartisan Plan will Save Medicare...