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‘Mediscare’ won’t save Medicare
USA Today

Republican hopes for turning Medicare into a voucher-like program took a withering hit Wednesday. In a remarkable upset, a Democrat won election to the House from one of New York state’s most conservative districts by hammering the GOP plan. So be it. The House plan, written by Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and rejected Wednesday by the Senate, would hit vulnerable seniors hard when it kicked in a decade from now because the “vouchers,” by intention, would fail to keep pace with medical costs.