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  •  exactly how Ryan's plan would have "saved" (0+ / 0-)

    It is a hard hard truth that one-fourth of Medicare benefits are end-of-life related.

    Ryan's plan would have passed the responsibility of making those decisions on to private insurers.. let them be the bad guys and deny procedures that cannot extend someone's life significantly.

    If we are ever going to make Medicare solvent long term, we need to start making those kinds of decisions.

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