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December 19, 2012 12:44 PM

Seniors, employers worry about costs of raising Medicare age

Sam Lewis turned 65 in the nick of time. For a year, he’d been broke. His Brentwood, Calif., general contracting business had gone bust. He couldn’t make payments on his home, and he lost it. He couldn’t pay his health insurance premiums, so he let it lapse.

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