Medicare Solvency

The committee heard testimony on the solvency of the Medicare trust fund. Secretaries Rubin and Shalala said the Medicare trust fund… read more

The committee heard testimony on the solvency of the Medicare trust fund. Secretaries Rubin and Shalala said the Medicare trust fund will be bankrupt by 2001 and must be strengthened. There is controversy over whether tax money, higher premiums or larger deductibles will be used to increase the trust fund. close

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Medicare Solvency

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Program ID:
72762-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 6, 1996
Last Aired:
Jun 9, 1996

Airing Details

  • Jun 06, 1996 | 7:56pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 06, 1996 | 11:20pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 07, 1996 | 4:20am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 09, 1996 | 1:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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