Overview of Health Care Changes in the FY2013 Budget Proposal Offered by House Budget Committee Chairman Ryan [March 29, 2012] [open pdf - 300KB]
"On March 20, 2012, House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan released the Chairman's mark of the FY2013 House budget resolution together with his report entitled 'The Path to Prosperity: A Blueprint for American Renewal,' which outlines his budgetary objectives. On the same day, CBO [Congressional Budget Office] issued an analysis of the long-term budgetary impact of Chairman Ryan's budget proposal based on specifications provided by House Budget Committee staff. The House Budget Committee considered and amended the Chairman's mark on March 21, 2012, and voted to report the budget resolution to the full House. H.Con.Res. 112 was introduced in the House March 23, 2012, and was accompanied by the committee report H.Rept. 112-421. H.Con.Res. 112 was agreed to by the House on March 29, 2012. [...] This report summarizes the proposed changes to Medicare, Medicaid, and private health insurance as described in H.Con.Res. 112, the accompanying committee report, Chairman Ryan's 'Path to Prosperity' report, and the CBO analysis. Additionally, it briefly examines the potential impact of the proposed changes on health care spending and coverage."
CRS Report for Congress, R42441