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  • CMS Cites 4% Increase in 2012 U.S. Medical Spending; Anne Martin Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CMS Cites 4% Increase in 2012 U.S. Medical Spending; Anne Martin Comments

    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said that U.S. spending on healthcare increased by 3.7 percent to $2.8 trillion in 2012, Reuters reported Monday. Caroline Humer writes that national health spending has been growing at a slower pace and CMS has linked the slowdown to recession-induced changes in medication prices and care payment policies. […] More

  • Deltek: State Budgets to Increase by $20B in 2013 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Deltek: State Budgets to Increase by $20B in 2013

    The recent decline in state budgets is “largely over,” and those budgets should increase by 1.21 percent next year, GovWin reports. After state budgets decreased 2.4 percent from 2011 to 2012, a Deltek report forecasts 2013 state budgets will increase by $20 billion to $1.67 trillion overall, which it said was a faster rate of […] More

  • Report: GMU Professor Claims Sequestration Equals 155K Lost Jobs - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Report: GMU Professor Claims Sequestration Equals 155K Lost Jobs

    According to an economist from George Mason University, sequestration could result in massive job cuts in Washington D.C., Northern Virginia and Maryland, Government Executive reports. George Mason University regional analysis director Stephen Fuller said that the automatic budget cuts could result in 65,000 federal workers and 96,000 contractors losing their jobs. According to WTOP, 20 […] More

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