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Small Medicare reforms can make a big difference

Created on March 22, 2013

Small Medicare reforms can make a big difference

Revised and Updated March 22, 2013 

Slide 12 | Medicare at Risk: Visualizing the Need for Reform

Keeping Medicare “as we know it” is unsustainable. A simple reform such as raising upper-income beneficiaries’ premiums and gradually phasing out taxpayer subsidies for the wealthiest retirees (about 3 percent) would save hundreds of billions of dollars.