The Therapy Sessions
Wednesday, March 24, 2004
Medicare's about to get REALLY expensive
Medicare finances show steep decline:
Annual report turns grimmer, says program could run out of money in 2019.
WASHINGTON - Medicare, the federal health-insurance program for older Americans, will fall into deficit this year and exhaust its surplus funds by 2019, seven years earlier than expected, according to projections released yesterday.
I don't suppose it will do any good to get either Bush or Kerry to comment on this.