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Medicare Trustees: Part A Program Insolvent by 2029

   Increased Focus on Reducing Improper Payments Can Extend the Life of the Medicare Program Washington, D.C. – A new Medicare Trustees report today predicts that the Medicare inpatient Trust Fund will only be fully funded until 2029. After that, Medicare Part A will only have enough to fund 88 percent of what’s covered today. The report goes on to warn lawmakers and the executive branch that they must “work closely and with a sense of urgency” to ensure the […]