Friday, August 24, 2012

Romney's Medicare plan will cost you thousands of dollars

The Romney-Ryan Medicare plan would raise health care costs by a whopping $11,000 per year for the average person who is 65 years old today. (We TOLD you they want you to be poorer.) The Center for American Progress released a report today that analyzes the impact of the health care plan put forward by Mitt Romney and premium wine enthusiast Paul Ryan.

The report also found:
  • For seniors turning 65 in 2023, Medicare costs during retirement would increase by $59,500 
  • Seniors choosing traditional Medicare could wind up paying an extra $29,000 on average over their retirement lifetime.
Read the whole thing here.