Supercommittee inaction could put healthcare jobs at risk

The American Academy of Actuaries (AAA) is urging the Congressional "supercommitteee" to slow down the growth of healthcare spending both inside and outside Medicare. However, doing so could put jobs at stake, reports Kaiser Health News. According to a letter sent by the primary lobby for actuaries to the committee, "achieving long-term sustainability for Medicare will require slowing the growth in overall health spending, not simply shifting costs from one payer to another." --Read the full article on FierceHealthFinance