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Romney's Medicare plan could create gap for seniors
Re: Regina Herzlinger
One health care analyst, Regina Herzlinger of Harvard Business School, weighs the higher Medicare age against the deficits that will only rise as more baby boomers qualify for the benefit. "It sounds terrible to raise the Medicare eligibility age but on the other hand, who's going to pay the $90 trillion in unfunded liabilities?'' she said. "We're between a rock and a hard place. Something's got to go.''