• Op-Eds

    Improving Medicare’s Future

    On July 30, Medicare will celebrate its 51st anniversary. Before preparing the party and getting the cake, we must applaud the resilience and resourcefulness of the Medicare program for the past 51 years. Unfortunately, Medicare faces a financial problem that might result in changes to the program. The problem comes as the baby boomers retire and are living longer. There is ongoing fear that the government will run out of funding for Medicare, resulting in reduced money for current and future recipients. While funding is an issue, there is hope for the program. And that hope is called privatization. The current situation for the future Medicare. The Federal government have…