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Rep. Paul Ryan discusses need for ‘market-based’ health reform
Modern Healthcare

Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan’s selection as the Republican vice presidential nominee has put Medicare reform back in the national spotlight, as Ryan’s plans for transforming Medicare into a “premium support” system gain renewed attention. Of particular significance is how Ryan’s plan to offer beneficiaries federal payments to pick the health plan of their choice goes over with voters in Florida and Pennsylvania—two presidential battleground states with large Medicare-beneficiary populations.