Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Friday, June 7, 2013

Herd discusses Social Security, Medicare

Professor Pamela Herd discussed on Wisconsin Public Radio a new report on the financial state of Medicare and Social Security.

A new report says that if no action is taken, Medicare will reach insolvency by 2026. Social Security's two trust funds are projected to become insolvent by 2033. On June 4, Herd discussed with host Joy Cardin the state of the two programs and the options lawmakers have to address the financial challenges. Listen to the program …