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Medicare Trust Fund

Medicare Won't Be Exhausted Until 2026

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR and ALAN FRAM | Posted 07.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Medicare's long-term health is starting to look a little better, the government said Friday, but both Social Security and Medicare ...

Heavy Strain On Medicare Cornerstone Has Some Worrying

Posted 12.03.2012 | Politics

Chances are you see money deducted from every paycheck to fund Medicare. But while the bite may seem big, payroll taxes cover less than 40 percent of ...

Romney Promise Has Unintended Consequence

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney's new promise to restore the Medicare cuts made by President Barack Obama's health care overhaul ...

Ryan Grim

Report: Medicare Boosted By Health Care Reform | Ryan Grim | Posted 07.13.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Medicare trust fund will last eight years longer than it would have without the passage of last year's health care law, the program...

Medicare Fraud Enforcement Efforts Recovered $2.5 Billion In 2009

AP | PETE YOST | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The government says it recovered $2.5 billion in overpayments for the Medicare trust fund last year as the Obama administration foc...