Apr. 9th, 2011

The GOP proposal would phase out direct payments to doctors and hospitals under Medicare, scale back the Medicaid program for the poor and disabled, and throw out government insurance subsidies that the new healthcare law is to make available to millions of Americans starting in 2014.

That would force seniors to pay more for their healthcare and would likely make states cut back their Medicaid programs, the Congressional Budget Office concluded.
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The broad outlines of the GOP proposal suggest that starting in 2022, Americans would have a vastly different experience when they became eligible for Medicare. Eligibility would be raised from 65 to 67, the CBO said.


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http://riverdaughter.wordpress.com/2011/04/06/calling-shenanigans-on-the-democratic-party/

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