A Better Measure of Long-Term Spending: FASAB Proposes Changes in Accounting for Social Security, Medicare
Publication Date: October 2006
Publisher(s): Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)
Author(s): Alison Acosta Fraser
Keywords: Budget; Accounting; Social Security; Medicare
Coverage: United States
Social Security and Medicare are a growing threat to the federal budget, and providing better information about their liabilities will help the public and policymakers to address them seriously.