Cliff Notes & Links On Obama 2011 Budget For Senior Housing and Senior Care

Don’t have time to read the Budget of the United States Government, Fiscal Year 2011?  That’s ok.  The budget released presents an overview of the Obama administration’s 2011 priorities and is a draft that remains short on details in many respects.  With healthcare reform still on the negotiating table, the White House estimates that the cost will be $16 billion this year and $743 over the next 10 years.  Some scary numbers are that mandatory outlays for Medicare under existing law are $489.3 billion and $264.5 billion for Medicaid.  According to the budget, spending on Medicare and Medicaid is set to rise by $58 billion between 2010 and 2011.  Below are some interesting related components to senior living we thought were worth summarizing: