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Medicare Trustees’ Report Signals ‘A Lot of Work Ahead’
Health Leaders Media

The Cliff Notes version of the 279-page Medicare Trustees Report is that the program’s Hospital Insurance Trust Fund will remain solvent until 2024, and that further action is needed to assure its long-term financial stability.

That sums up much of the media’s reporting of the dense tome, which was released Monday afternoon. Immediately upon the report’s release, politicians, think tanks, and policy wonks from across the political spectrum used the findings to bolster their arguments for their particular brand of healthcare reform.