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Medicare Finances

Health Reform Strengthens Medicare, Doesn't "Rob" It

Paul N. Van de Water | Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics
Paul N. Van de Water

While history shows that most major Medicare savings measures have been implemented as scheduled, Medicare's chief actuary has expressed concern that some of the ACA's savings provisions may not be sustainable.

Medicare, Social Security Face Problems

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 06.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Social Security is rushing even faster toward insolvency, driven by retiring baby boomers, a weak economy and politicians' reluctan...

Bush Freezes Medicare Fee Cuts

AP | JIM ABRAMS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Bush administration said Monday it will delay paying doctors for treating Medicare patients in early July to give Congress more...

U.S. Official: Medicare "Drifting Towards Disaster"

Reuters | KIM GAME | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Medicare is lurching toward disaster and it is too late for the Bush Administration and Congress to do anything about it, U.S. Health and Human Servic...