“The story we expected and the story we got was that the shortfall was becoming a more urgent situation,” said Charles Blahous, a former public trustee of the Social Security and Medicare
Not only is (Medicare) facing the same demographic upheaval, it’s also coping with the harsh fluctuations of healthcare costs, which are not set, under current models, to stabilize like the senior
An unexpected weakening in the finances of Social Security and Medicare has raised concern about the bedrock programs for the middle class.
Social Security will spend more than it collects this year, the program’s trustees said Tuesday, marking the first time in more than 35 years that it will run an annual deficit as it slides toward
WASHINGTON -- The Concord Coalition said today that this year’s reports from the Social Security and Medicare trustees again show that these programs need substantial reforms to put them
“As we look at keeping discretionary spending under control we do want to be careful and maintain a fiscally responsible approach, but we don’t want to cut the heart out of things that ar
The 2018 Social Security and Medicare Trustees’ Reports are expected to be released within the next few weeks.
“In only a few years we will be spending more servicing our past debt than we will investing in our future,” Marc Goldwein, senior vice president for the Committee for a Responsible Feder
Former U.S. Rep.
Congress and the Trump administration could save tens of billions of dollars by acting to improve efficiency and effectiveness in dozens of federal programs that range from Medicare to mi