Future of Medicare

Panelists discussed the future of Medicare and the trustees' report which was released the previous day. Topics included how different… read more

Panelists discussed the future of Medicare and the trustees' report which was released the previous day. Topics included how different parts of Medicare are financed, the assumptions the trustees used to make their predictions, and the crisis that is occurring as the baby boomers begin to retire. Discussion centered on what will happen if Congress doesn’t step in to fix Medicare. Following their prepared remarks panelists answered questions from members of the audience. close

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  • Joseph Antos Scholar American Enterprise Institute->Health Care and Retirement Policy
  • Robert L. Bixby Executive Director Concord Coalition
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Program ID:
204582-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 26, 2008
Last Aired:
Mar 27, 2008

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  • Mar 26, 2008 | 12:33pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 27, 2008 | 4:45am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 27, 2008 | 9:37am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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