Health care reform: Medicare overhaul isn't settled yet

May 26, 2011 by MassDevice staff

Republican don't plan to back down on Paul Ryan's controversial Medicare overhaul.

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MASSDEVICE ON CALL — Despite an electoral setback, Republicans aren't backing down on their controversial plan to overhaul Medicare.

New York's traditionally Republican district elected Democrat Kathy Hochul to the U.S. House. Republicans responded by vowing to renew their ardor for Medicare reform.

The Republican plan, authored by Rep. Paul Ryan (R.-Wis.), would transform Medicare into a voucher system for those under 55 years old.

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