Romney Health Plans Would Hurt Seniors, New Study Shows

Posted by | September 17, 2012 08:02 | Filed under: Top Stories

The Kaiser Family Foundation found that Romney’s health plan would negatively impact seniors, even though the campaign claims it would not do so to those under 55.

Repealing the health law would mean higher Medicare premiums, the Kaiser Family Foundation found in a recent analysis. Wellness visits and prescription drugs also would cost more. Although under the current law, reductions in doctor payments could create an access issue.

The impact could be greatest for the lowest-income seniors, who qualify for both the Medicare and Medicaid programs, and there could be a significant slowdown in federal funds available for their care.


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