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According to a new government report, provisions in health care reform are likely to extend the solvency of Medicare. But for the first time in nearly three decades, Social Security will pay out more than it takes in. We explore the future of entitlement programs, the deficit and the U.S. economy.

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  • Robert Bixby executive director of the Concord Coalition
  • Joseph Antos is Wilson H. Taylor Scholar in Health Care and Retirement Policy at the American Enterprise Institute.
  • Robert Greenstein founder and executive director of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.

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