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Seniors receive more in Medicare benefits than they pay in

Created on May 22, 2012

Seniors receive more in Medicare benefits than they pay in

Revised and Updated March 22, 2013 

Slide 8 | Medicare at Risk: Visualizing the Need for Reform

Many believe that seniors pay for their own Medicare benefits, but in fact, current workers finance current enrollee benefits. In addition, most Medicare beneficiaries end up receiving more than what they paid in to the system.