The Future of Medicaid

by Lance Cashion
Fiscal challenges threaten the future of Medicaid.

How is Medicaid going be be funded as the Baby Boomer generation grows older?

Many Boomers were hard hit by the financial crisis of 2008-2009. There is a real possibility that there will be cuts and/or strict limitations on placed on Medicaid. The tension between the States and Federal Government are pushing the question into the main stream;

  • What is the future of Medicaid?

Perhaps, the economic and political situation we find ourselves in today will lead to America finally dealing fiscal challenges and sustainability of programs like Medicaid, Medicare and Social Security.

Above is a discussion from Kaiser Health News “Health On the Hill” (Video) from 2/1/ 2011.
Link to Video

HybridCare is dedicated to bringing you relevant information and advice regarding healthcare and retirement. Each of us must engage the challenges and understand the long term implications of any legislation that cause changes in Medicaid.

Question: How are you preparing for healthcare challenges that may be in your future? (comment below)

Video Credited to / © 2011 Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation.

Accompanying article by Lance Cashion