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Top Republican and Liberal Democrat Seek Medicare Compromise

They say plan would preserve Medicare, allow flexibility

A liberal senator and a conservative Republican have teamed up to try to cut through the political noise about Medicare reform by offering a plan they think could win over both sides.

The proposal by House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., would offer older people a set amount of money to pay for private health insurance but also would give them the option of sticking with the traditional Medicare program. … Back to Article

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