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Ryan Says Medicare Plan to Empower Seniors on Cost-Cutting
San Francisco Chronicle

U.S. House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan said his proposal to overhaul Medicare would fight rising health-care costs by “empowering” senior citizens to “deny business to inefficient providers.”

Replacing the current Medicare program with government subsidies to help seniors buy private health insurance would force providers to work to meet their needs and drive down costs, the Wisconsin Republican told the Economic Club of Chicago yesterday.