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Three things you might not know about the Paul Ryan budget

Three things you might not know about the Paul Ryan budget:

1. It’s changed: Claims that Ryan’s plan would force seniors out of the traditional Medicare system and into the private market are outdated. Last year’s version of Ryan’s Medicare proposal would have ended the fee-for-service system for new enrollees in 2022, replacing it with a private-market voucher program. But the current plan gives new enrollees a choice between the two Medicare systems, beginning in 2023.

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