Cross posted at Daily Kos (w/ poll)
Stardate September 1, 1997.
The Kaiser Foundation releases Publication 1318: "Retiree Health Trends And Implications Of Possible Medicare Reforms" with an analysis of a legislative proposal to change the age eligibility of Medicare and include a "Buy-in" provision.
A legislative proposal to change medicare eligibility offered through Budget Reconciliation.
Be forewarned that your diarist is not an expert on legislation or healthcare or insurance matters; Just a citizen wondering why we can't have a crappy HCR Bill AND Medicare Buy-in (through subsequent legislation).
Stardate January, 2010 State of the Union Address.