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CBO cuts Medicare change savings estimate

CBO Director Douglas Elmendorf (AP photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
CBO Director Douglas Elmendorf (AP photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Raising the normal Medicare eligibility age to 67, from 65, might not increase the number of uninsured people very much but might not save much money, either.

Paul Jacobs and other analysts at the Congressional Budget Office, a congressional think tank, give that assessment in a new budget effects estimate.

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