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Medicare Is Not Part Of New Insurance Marketplaces

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-- Will they be fined if they don’t buy coverage in the health marketplaces? No, as long as seniors have Medicare Part A, which is free and covers hospitals, nursing homes and hospice -- already have insurance, so they are not subject to the penalty that most uninsured adults under 65 will have to pay.

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Fri, Aug 23 2013

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