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The burden of Medicare spending on American households is rising

Created on May 22, 2012

The burden of Medicare spending on American households is rising

Revised and Updated March 22, 2013 

Slide 6 | Medicare at Risk: Visualizing the Need for Reform

Medicare is consuming more of household income than ever before, a trend that will continue. Absent reform, the situation will soon require either economy-crushing new taxes or painful benefit cuts in the program.