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Bowles supportive of raising Medicare age
Modern Healthcare

The former co-chairman of the president’s fiscal commission responded favorably to the concept of increasing the eligibility age of Medicare beneficiaries during a hearing of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction Tuesday. “We did not have that in our plan,” Erskine Bowles, former chief of staff to President Bill Clinton and co-chairman of President Barack Obama’s National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, said in the hearing’s question-and-answer period.