Policy Documents

Status Quo is Sending Medicare Over the Cliff

Douglas Holtz-Eakin –
April 26, 2012

In this commentary that also appeared at National Review, the authors write that, 

The latest Medicare trustees’ report inconclusively demonstrates that Medicare is going broke.  Former CBO Director Douglas Holtz-Eakin and former House Budget Chairman Jim Nussle explain in a post for National Review Online what it would have taken for Medicare to have had a positive cash flow in 2011.