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Response to creon (Reply #2)

Wed Jul 13, 2016, 12:24 PM

6. The shorter path...

 

is to abandon Medicare and put seniors into Medicaid at the same time we keep pushing eligibility-thresholds upward, increasing income and payroll taxes to cover the cost, eliminating the clawback provision, and working towards service improvements. (Because being on Medicaid sucks in a lot of ways and is punitive in others; it needs to get better in both respects.)

The system that is best positioned to be expanded to "all" though isn't Medicare, it's Medicaid.

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