Analysis of the 2019 Medicare Trustees’ Report

(Source – www.crfb.org/papers)

The Medicare Trustees have released their 2019 report, which makes projections for Medicare spending and revenue for the next 75 years. The Trustees expect Medicare spending to grow significantly over the next few decades. The Hospital Insurance trust fund for Part A is projected to be exhausted in seven years, and continued growth faster than the economy in Parts B and D is expected to put pressure on beneficiaries and the budget.  Continue reading report here…

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