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View Diary: BFD? WH Rules Out Medicare Eligibility Age Hike (58 comments)

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  •  I'd also like to see Medicare reform (1+ / 0-)
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    Jim P

    by way of letting Medicare use its purchasing power to bargain for cheaper drugs.  It'd save possibly $200 billion or so over 10 years depending on how robust it would be.  The more solvent Medicare's finances are, the less likely we'll be even contemplating raising the eligibility age.  

    “Th’ noise ye hear is not th’ first gun iv a revolution. It’s on’y th’ people iv the United States batin’ a carpet.” - Mr. Dooley

    by puakev on Mon Feb 11, 2013 at 11:29:28 AM PST

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