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U.S. Financial Condition and Fiscal Future Briefing

GAO-08-395CG Published: Jan 02, 2008. Publicly Released: Jan 02, 2008.
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This is a Comptroller General Presentation delivered to the 2008 Economic Forecast Forum in Research Triangle Park, NC on January 2, 2008. Major topics include federal spending, social security spending, medicare spending, medicaid spending, and fiscal challenges for state and local governments.

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Budget administrationBudget authorityBudget controllabilityBudget deficitCost analysisCost controlDeficit reductionEconomic analysisEconomic growthEconomic policiesFederal social security programsFinancial analysisFinancial managementFiscal policiesHealth care cost controlHealth care costsHealth care reformIntergovernmental fiscal relationsMedicarePerformance measuresProgram evaluationStrategic planningProgram goals or objectives