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Why the GOP Wants to Raise the Eligibility Age for Medicare by 2 Years

Republicans want to raise the age of eligibility for Medicare from 65 to 67. It’s a terrible idea, because it will “save” about 5.7 billion dollars, but will cause costs in other parts of the economy of almost 12 billion. … Continue reading

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United Healthcare’s Prescription Program – Deliberately Denying Needed Medications?

I have a chronic illness that is very painful. The only way to manage my pain is via an implanted pump that delivers a powerful narcotic to my spine. As you might imagine, this makes me sleepy. This sleepiness is … Continue reading

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