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Happy Birthday! The 10 worst things about Medicare

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Today is Medicare's 48th birthday and its future is by no means assured. Here are some of the worst problems plaguing the nearly five decades old government-run healthcare program for American seniors. 1. It hurts doctors. According to the Wall Street Journal, a record number of doctors opted out of the program in 2012, with many of them citing Medicare’s low payment rates. 2. It drives up the...

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