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Another Reason Not to Raise the Age of Eligibility for Medicare

Austin Frakt describes a problem with raising the age of Medicare eligibility that I didn’t mention in my recent paper.   Namely, retirees whose health benefits are funded by VEBAs (voluntary employees’ beneficiary associations) will take a big hit.  In a new blog, Austin explains how this will happen. . . . . . . .