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Paying medical bills a steep challenge for senior citizens on Medicare
Los Angeles Times

As politicians in Washington haggle over the future of Medicare, many senior citizens covered by the massive federal health insurance program say they can’t afford their medical bills even with the government’s help.

That’s what researchers from the California-based Kaiser Family Foundation discovered when they interviewed more than a dozen individuals and couples across the country to provide a snapshot of how older Americans are faring under Medicare.