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View Diary: What are some Progressive Solutions to the "Medicare Problem"? (70 comments)

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  •  I have no idea. (2+ / 0-)
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    jamess, VClib

    Krugman does not appear to have  solution, either:  

    The reason we keep needing doc fixes is that back in 1997 Congress established a formula for Medicare reimbursements that was, in fact, unworkable. Applying that formula would set reimbursements so low that doctors would drop out, leaving seniors without care.

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