Social Security and Medicare may experience their own COVID-19 side effects, experts say

COVID is eroding the Social Security and Medicare trust funds, already facing looming insolvency. Not much time left to fix the system, cautions Wharton Prof. Olivia S. Mitchell. Via the Philadelphia Inquirer. See also Andrew Biggs’s examination of the social security benefits loophole, “How the Coronavirus Could Permanently Cut Near-Retirees’ Social Security Benefits.”Read More