Social Security and Medicare Trustees Reports

Officials spoke to reporters about the release of reports on the future financial health of Social Security and Medicare. The report… read more

Officials spoke to reporters about the release of reports on the future financial health of Social Security and Medicare. The report indicated that expenses would exceed tax revenues for Medicare’s hospital insurance fund in 2017, two years earlier than was estimated in a similar report in 2008. Social Security’s trust fund is expected to be exhausted in 2037, four years earlier than the prior estimate.  close

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Program ID:
286279-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 12, 2009
Last Aired:
May 20, 2009

Airing Details

  • May 12, 2009 | 5:07pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 12, 2009 | 7:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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  • May 12, 2009 | 11:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 13, 2009 | 6:36am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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  • May 20, 2009 | 3:38am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 20, 2009 | 9:38am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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