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Response to merrily (Reply #5)

Wed Jul 13, 2016, 12:43 PM

11. The implementation of Medicare wasn't for the whole population.

 

And LBJ had to lie about what it would cost - otherwise it never would have passed. We have the CBO now.

So what do you do about the rural hospitals that would close?

You can read about the process of implementing medicare on page 15 of this document:

https://www.nasi.org/usr_doc/med_report_reflections.pdf

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