Medicare is one of the most important issues facing senior citizens, both present and future. Not only is Medicare spending growing rapidly, but the revenue coming into the program also isn't expected to be enough to keep Medicare solvent for too much longer.
Here are the statistics about the state of Medicare, its projected future, and what can be done to fix the problem.
Medicare is a big part of our national expenditures
Just to give you an idea of just how big Medicare is, consider these statistics about the program's size and just how reliant America's senior citizens are on the program