Tuesday, December 8, 2009

There Is One Word In This Deal That Needs To Change

TPM: "That buy-in option would initially be made available to uninsured people aged 55-64 in 2011, three years before the exchanges open".

As Chris Bowers points out, this opens Medicare to at most 3.24 million people. In other words, bupkis. A compromise in the House wherein anyone above 55 can buy into Medicare would be a reasonable compromise.
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