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Media Briefing: Understanding the Annual Reports of the Social Security and Medicare Trustees

July 29, 2014

The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities held a conference call briefing on Monday, July 28 at 4:00 p.m. (ET) to discuss the annual reports that the Social Security and Medicare Trustees released earlier that day.

Paul Van de Water and Kathy Ruffing, Senior Fellows at the Center and two of Washington's leading experts on both Social Security and Medicare, led the discussion of what the reports say about the long-term financial status of Social Security and Medicare. Robert Greenstein, the Center's President moderated the discussion.