How Immigrants Subsidize Medicare’s Trust Fund for All U.S. Seniors

Type: Published Report
Date: April 2021

Citation

Lynsie Ranker, Ben Ubani, Steffie Woolhandler, David Himmelstein, Leah Zallman. “Keeping Medicare Solvent. How Immigrants Subsidize Medicare’s Trust Fund for All U.S. Seniors”. New American Economy, April 2021.

Abstract

New research from ICH, City University of New York, and Harvard Medical School highlights U.S. immigrants’ outsized contributions to Medicare, illustrating that immigrants—including undocumented immigrants—use relatively little health care.

See the brief in New American Economy here

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