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Senior Trump Administration official Seema Verma has written that Medicare is in financial trouble, and one step in fixing it is giving consumers "incentives to be cost-conscious." This may be coded language for something called premium support for Medicare, which boils down to patients paying more, and the government cutting funding for medicare. Aaron has the details.
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