The CBO Just Shredded The Idea Of Raising The Medicare Eligibility Age Staff
Posted: Oct 25, 2013 12:17 PM
Does it make sense to increase the age of Medicare eligibility in order to lower entitlement spending? A new study shows that this is clearly a bad idea — because it would hardly save any money. The Congressional Budget Office dramatically reduced its projection of the deficit savings that would come from raising the Medicare eligibility age to 67, perhaps providing even less of an incentive for lawmakers to consider what was already a politically risky option.

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