October 25, 2010 11:46 AM

Commentary: Medicare is something we should all worry about

Several years ago grandparents Dawnia and Ray Clements got a letter from their family doctor. It said the clinic to which they had gone for years would no longer take their Medicare. So they called another doctor they had seen before. That doctor, who wasn't taking new Medicare patients, agreed to take them on. But then a letter came from that clinic too. And the Clementses found themselves without a doctor. Want to make the political hot air about health care real? Try being over 65 and doctor-less in Alaska.

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