Future of Entitlement Programs

Participants spoke about the future of entitlement programs and the federal budget outlook. Topics included the projected shortfalls… read more

Participants spoke about the future of entitlement programs and the federal budget outlook. Topics included the projected shortfalls in Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid, as well as major policy reforms and proposals for solutions to the shortfalls. They also talked about key issues such as health cost growth, population aging and the macroeconomic risks associated with tax increases and budget deficits. close

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Future of Entitlement Programs

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Program ID:
205982-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 17, 2008
Last Aired:
Jun 23, 2008

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  • Jun 17, 2008 | 12:58am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 17, 2008 | 7:36am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 20, 2008 | 3:20pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 21, 2008 | 4:05am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 23, 2008 | 3:05am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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