By Paige Minemyer @ Fierce Healthcare

As the buzz around a single-payer health system based around Medicare grows, a former Department of Health and Human Services secretary says it's crucial to keep eyes on a more pressing problem: Medicare is running out of money.

The policy conversation should focus on ensuring Medicare’s long-term sustainability and addressing its impending insolvency. The Medicare Hospital Insurance Fund, or Part A, could run out of money by as early as 2026. 

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