Apr 24, 2012 The Social Security Trust Fund will run out of money three years earlier than previously thought in 2033. As for Medicare, that's still on track to run out of cash in 2024.
Apr 19, 2012 After a yearlong experiment, Medicare will start shopping like the rest of the federal government. It will use a competitive bidding process for medical supplies.
Mar 29, 2012 The GOP casts itself as the party of fiscal discipline. The Paul Ryan budget blueprint does not close deficits until around 2040.
Mar 14, 2012 In this election year, commentator Emma Williams fears the health care program for seniors and the disabled will become a political football.
Feb 20, 2012 Congress’ Medicare deal slashes funds for public health programs rather than planned cuts in reimbursements to doctors.
Jan 27, 2012 The flap over debate audience reactions raises questions about who picks them, who is really in control of them and whether they can affect voters' choices at the polls.
Dec 16, 2011 Senator Ron Wyden and Representative Paul Ryan released a bipartisan Medicare reform plan. The timing, amid budget and payroll tax fights, could be intentional.
Dec 15, 2011 Republican Congressman Paul Ryan and Democratic Senator Ron Wyden have a plan.
Dec 15, 2011 This morning, a right-wing Republican and left-wing Democrat have announced a plan to reform Medicare that may -- that may -- put policy over politics.