- Myth: Medicare costs are going through the roof! We need to “reform” Medicare by transitioning it to a voucher program so senior citizens can have more “choices.”
- Truth: Healthcare costs in general are rising through the roof. And private sector health care costs are rising faster than medicare.
The elderly are the most costly to insure because their needs tend to be the costliest (conversely, the young and healthy are the easiest to insure, which is why their premiums are the lowest). Rather than expecting retirees to foot the bill for the most expensive health care plans out there, there’s a bucket we all pay into which insures the elderly have access to affordable health care.
Is Medicare Really Bankrupt?
Paul Ryan and others would have you believe that Medicare is in danger and the Read more