Highlighting the fiscal problems posed by growing health costs and an aging population, the trustees of Medicare estimated Monday that the program will only be able to pay a portion of promised benefits starting in 2024.
That's the same year the trustees had estimated a year ago.
Every year the Medicare trustees, who also oversee Social Security, release an annual report on both programs' long-term financial outlook.
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