Proposal to raise age for Medicare outlined

Posted: December 7, 2012 at 2:42 a.m.

A Republican proposal to raise the eligibility age for Medicare stands to save the federal government more than $100 billion while increasing healthcare costs to senior citizens, states and employers.

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