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Explore new options for pre-Medicare retirees
Sacramento Bee

As the public cost of health care for retired government workers soars, policymakers should explore alternatives, including the Affordable Care Act exchanges.

While the rollout of the federal Obamacare website has not inspired confidence in much of the country, the program ultimately could be a solution for the ever-escalating public cost of retiree medical bills. In the past, health insurance was a big obstacle to early retirement and job mobility for people in the 55- to 64-year age group.