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Republicans being misleading over Medicare


The fact is Medicare benefits have not been cut by the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare as Republicans have misnamed it. Another fact is Medicare itself has been strengthened and coverage expanded with the passage of the ACA. The "cuts" to Medicare that Republicans keep yammering about are in reality and in fact, savings that improve the solvency of Medicare.

These savings are achieved through a series of payment reforms, service deliver innovations and increased efforts to reduce fraud, waste and abuse. As a result of the ACA, many on Medicare now receive free preventative service...


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