Study: Romney-Ryan Medicare plan greatly increase costs for seniors

An analysis by the Kaiser Family Foundation finds that "Nearly six in 10 Medicare beneficiaries nationally could face higher premiums for Medicare benefits, assuming current plan preferences, including more than half of beneficiaries enrolled in traditional Medicare and almost nine in 10 Medicare Advantage enrollees. Even if as many as one-quarter of all beneficiaries moved into a low-cost plan offered in their area, the new system would still result in more than a third of all beneficiaries facing higher premiums." There would also be a great deal of variation by geographical region. An article by Sahil Kapur at Talking Points Memo has more on the report.

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