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Ten Options to Secure the Medicare Trust Fund

The Medicare Hospital Insurance (HI), or Part A, trust fund is expected to be only five years from insolvency and faces a $515 billion net funding...

The Case for Trust Fund Solutions

Some of the nation’s most important government programs are financed with dedicated revenue sources using federal trust funds. Four of those programs...
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Medicare Sequester Suspension Should Not Continue without Offsets

The March 2020 CARES Act and December 2020 Response and Relief Act temporarily suspended the 2 percent Medicare sequester, which has been in effect...

Washington Must Kick Its Addiction to Debt

The Committee for a Responsible Federal projects that with the passage of the American Rescue Plan, the national debt will reach a new record this...

New Budget Projections Show Record Deficits and Debt

Now that the American Rescue Plan Act has been signed into law, the federal deficit is on course to exceed $3 trillion this year, with debt reaching...

Understanding the $1 Trillion in Unspent COVID Relief Funding

The Senate-passed American Rescue Plan will deliver nearly $2 trillion of additional COVID relief on top of the $4 trillion already authorized. Yet...

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