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Medigap limits could save Medicare money

(Reuters) Federal deficit-reduction proposals that would limit Medicare supplemental insurance plans could save money but raise costs for some elderly beneficiaries, a study said on Wednesday…
Higher deductibles and co-payments would reduce the demand for care and most likely lower supplemental insurance premiums because of reduced expenses for insurers, the study said.
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Community: Higher deductibles and co-payments will make a lot of people delay testing and treatment, resulting in SIGNIFICANTLY HIGHER costs later on. When are our so-called leaders going to figure out this most obvious of results? So why not just put old people on ice floes—that would really save money.
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