Comments for: Insolvency looms for federal entitlement programs, government warns

Posted May 13, 2011, at 5:51 p.m.
Last modified May 13, 2011, at 7:24 p.m.

  WASHINGTON — Highlighting the financial peril confronting Medicare, the federal government predicted Friday that the program’s largest trust fund would run out of money in 2024, five years earlier than projected last year. Medicare’s deteriorating condition contrasts with Social Security, whose funds will not be exhausted until 2036, according …

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