Raising Medicare Age Saves Money for Taxpayers but Could Lead to Higher Premiums for Seniors

Published Online: December 07, 2012
WASHINGTON — Americans are living longer, and Republicans want to raise the Medicare eligibility age as part of any deal to reduce the government’s huge deficits.

But what sounds like a prudent sacrifice for an aging society that must watch its budget could have some surprising consequences, including higher premiums for people on Medicare.

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Source: The Washington Post

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