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Social Security, Social, retirement age

New Social Security Plan Could Raise Full Retirement Age

A group of Senators is working on a plan to shore up Social Security by potentially raising the full retirement age, along with other changes to how Social Security benefits are financed.

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health insurance, health care debt, Covid-19, unwinding

Tax Bill Impacts on Health Law Coverage And Medicare

The tax overhaul Republicans are pushing toward final votes in Congress could undermine the Affordable Care Act’s health insurance markets and add to the financial squeeze on Medicare over time.

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High court has options on health care law

By Mark Sherman and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar
 WASHINGTON — The arguments are done and the case has been submitted, as Chief Justice John Roberts says at the end of every Supreme Court argument. Now the justices will wrestle with what to do with President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul. They have a range of options, from […]

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Health overhaul’s long-term care insurance plan bites the dust

Kennedy’s original idea was to give families some financial breathing room. Most families cannot afford to hire a home health aide for a frail elder, let alone pay nursing home bills. Care is usually provided by family members, often a spouse who may also have health problems.

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Sen. Brown now rejects Medicare overhaul plan

BOSTON — Republican Sen. Scott Brown, reversing a position he took earlier this month, said Monday he will vote against the House Republican budget because he cannot support U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan’s proposal to transform Medicare into a voucher system. “While I applaud Ryan for getting the conversation started, I cannot support his specific plan […]

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