CBPP Statement: Statement by Robert Greenstein, Executive Director, on the Social Security and Medicare Trustees Report


Publication Date: April 2008

Publisher: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (Washington, D.C.)

Author(s): Robert Greenstein

Research Area: Banking and finance

Keywords: Economic projections; Senior citizen; Retirement; Elderly

Type: Report


Policymakers will need to take action to shore up Social Security and Medicare finances, with the challenge being more modest in Social Security and more daunting in Medicare.