Raising Medicare Age Saves Money for Taxpayers but Could Lead to Higher Premiums for Seniors
December 7, 2012, 10:09:01 AM
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