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Raising Medicare Age

An Open Letter to MSNBC: Disclose Ed Rendell's Conflicts of Interest

Daniel Marans | Posted 05.06.2013 | Media
Daniel Marans

I am a longtime fan of MSNBC. I have watched it regularly for years and admired its growth into a commercially successful platform for smart news and analysis. That is why I am so disappointed.

Raise the Medicare Age... But Let Under-67s Buy In

Seth Korman | Posted 02.17.2013 | Politics
Seth Korman

Republicans give on allowing an expansion of Medicare and some increased taxes on the wealthy, while Democrats allow Medicare's age of eligibility to increase and accept some form of voucher.

Jeffrey Young

Sorry, Grandma: Fiscal Cliff Plan To Raise Medicare Age Could Deny Health Insurance To 435,000 | Jeffrey Young | Posted 12.11.2012 | Business

Raising the Medicare eligibility age from 65 to 67 could leave as many as 435,000 older Americans without health insurance, according to a report publ...

Does President Obama Want to Impose a Crushing Burden on Our Children?

Dean Baker | Posted 11.12.2011 | Politics
Dean Baker

The latest budget proposal to raise the age of Medicare eligibility is a proposal to increase health care costs to our children and grandchildren by $2.7 trillion. The idea that this cut is being presented as somehow helping our children is a sick joke.