Biden’s Budget Hints At Proposals To Extend Medicare Trust Fund

By Michelle M. Stein / June 1, 2021 at 5:57 PM
President Joe Biden’s fiscal 2022 HHS budget-in-brief doesn’t include specific Medicare legislative proposals, but the president laid out a health care agenda that calls for extending the life of the Medicare Trust Fund by changing Medicare pay to private insurers -- which some lobbyists said is a reference to changing Medicare Advantage payment -- and provider pay. The Medicare trustees report is usually released in the spring, and while the report on the Part A trust fund is supposed to...

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