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The Medicare Cliff

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The Medicare Cliff

One of Medicare's trust funds is set to run out of money within the next four years, but we've heard almost nothing about it the campaign trail. We explore what…
October 15, 2020

The Medicare Cliff

One of Medicare’s trust funds is set to run out of money within the next four years, but we’ve heard almost nothing about it the campaign trail. We explore what would happen, how it got this bad, and what can be done to fix it.

Guest: Marc Goldwein, Senior Vice President and Senior Policy Director, Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

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