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Greg Sargent / Raising Medicare eligibility age would be a major mistake

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Posted: Monday, December 17, 2012 12:01 am

Lawmakers may very well reach a deal on the "fiscal cliff" that includes a hike in the Medicare eligibility age - a concession to those on the right who seem determined to achieve very deep entitlement cuts, even if they take benefits away from vulnerable seniors. One argument for raising the eligibility age is that seniors who lose benefits can get insurance through Medicaid or the Obamacare exchanges.

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