Medicare

It’s Time to Put Social Security, Medicare, and Taxes on the Table

Republicans can avert a debt crisis, but only once they’ve faced some harsh truths.

Has the Medicare Cost Problem Gone Away?

Focusing on per capita expenditures ignores many factors that push costs both up and down.

Beware the Hype Over Two New Alzheimer’s Drugs

They could cost taxpayers billions while potentially delivering few benefits.

Cut Spending, Raise Taxes, or Wait for Economic Collapse

There are three options for dealing with entitlements.

Why Entitlement Reform Is So Hard

If lawmakers won’t reduce benefits, raising taxes is the only option.