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    isolation.  

    Have you read the article?

    The argument is that the overall cost of healthcare would be lowered and our citizens be better served if Medicare was extended to lower age groups.

    Medicare costs itself may go up, but the overall national expenditure on health care, the author says, would go down.

    The more people within the Medicare system, the more costs are controlled.

    "The law is meant to be my servant and not my master, still less my torturer and my murderer." -- James Baldwin. July 11, 1966.

    by YucatanMan on Mon Apr 22, 2013 at 02:29:38 PM PDT

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