How Raising the Age of Eligibility for Social Security and Medicare Might Affect the Disability Insurance and Medicare Programs

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How Raising the Age of Eligibility for Social Security and Medicare Might Affect the Disability Insurance and Medicare Programs

Abstract

This paper presents projections for the potential effects of jointly raising the normal age of retirement (NAR) and Medicare eligibility age (MEA) on Social Security Disability Insurance (DI) participation, Medicare participation, and Medicare expenditures.

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