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Expanding Medicare

Editor’s note: Perhaps it would be important to understand what types physicians support expanding eligibility. Is it primary care or specialist care? What are the ages of the doctors? Are they closing in on retirement, but aren’t close to 65?

A recent survey found that 58.3% of physicians support expanding Medicare eligibility to those between the ages of 55 and 64.

Source: “Doctors on Coverage — Physicians’ Views on a New Public Insurance Option and Medicare Expansion,” The New England Journal of Medicine, September 14, 2009,


September 16, 2009 - Posted by | Federal Government, healthcare | , , ,

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