Tag: social security

Update on HHS Emergency Fund Distribution

On April 22, 2020, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced the release of an additional $40.4 billion from the $100 billion from the Public Health and Social Services Emergency Fund (the Fund) in four targeted areas to be distribu...

GAO Identifies Fiscal Sustainability Concerns with Medicare and Other Trust Funds

Many federal programs, including Medicare and Social Security are funded through trust funds and other dedicated funds. Medicare is funded through the Federal Hospital Insurance Trust Fund and the Federal Supplementary Medical Insurance Trust Fund. T...