Small Medicare reforms can make a big difference
Created on March 22, 2013
Revised and Updated March 22, 2013
Slide 12 | Medicare at Risk: Visualizing the Need for Reform
Keeping Medicare “as we know it” is unsustainable. A simple reform such as raising upper-income beneficiaries’ premiums and gradually phasing out taxpayer subsidies for the wealthiest retirees (about 3 percent) would save hundreds of billions of dollars.