Medicare and Social Security Trust Funds

Health and Human Services Secretary Donna Shalala and Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin released the annual report on the current and future… read more

Health and Human Services Secretary Donna Shalala and Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin released the annual report on the current and future fiscal health of the Medicare and Social Security trust funds. They stressed that the Medicare fund part A will become insolvent in 2001, but that this must be dealt with but not in panicked manner. They also noted that both programs need to be changed to deal with long-term demographic shifts in the population. close

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Program ID:
80672-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 24, 1997 | 8:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Apr 26, 1997 | 5:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Apr 24, 1997 | 8:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 24, 1997 | 11:51pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 25, 1997 | 2:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 25, 1997 | 6:33pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 26, 1997 | 5:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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