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Nine in 10 Mass. seniors would have paid extra under Medicare plan similar to Mitt Romney’s, according to study

Nine in 10 Massachusetts seniors would have paid higher health insurance premiums in 2010 under a reformed Medicare structure similar to what Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan have proposed, according to a study published on Monday by the Kaiser Family Foundation.

Nationwide, 59 percent of Medicare enrollees would have faced higher out-of-pocket costs.

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