Medicare: It Needs Reform for More Reasons Than Most People Realize

Ed Haislmaier writes in this new National Policy Analysis #498 paper, Medicare: It’s About the Future, Stupid! that Medicare’s current structure has a lot more problems than just the one we keep hearing about (the little matter of what in the private sector would be called “looming bankruptcy”).

If you rely on Medicare, read this piece to see how Medicare’s shortcomings are hurting you now.

If you are an American who expects to turn 65 at some later date, read this to be forewarned.

Our country can do better, and should.

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