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Medicare Hospital Insurance Trust Fund

Medicare Hospital Insurance Trust Fund
HI Trust Fund
Public Trust Fund
United States

The HI trust fund is a U.S. health program insuring people age 65 and older and disabled persons. It is funded through taxes on Social Security benefits as well as payroll taxes procured from current employers and workers. This fund is administered by trustees that direct annual reports to Congress regarding the fund's financial status.

More About Medicare Hospital Insurance Trust Fund

  • the CBO (Congressional Budget Office) predicts that it will be depleted by 2026 (circa 2018)