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October 18, 2013

Stephen Mihm: Medicare had messy rollout, too

There are rumblings that the glitches attending the rollout of the Affordable Care Act – along with the relentless campaign to sabotage or delay it in numerous states – mean the program is dead on arrival. But the history of an equally controversial and vast government effort, Medicare, indicates that predictions of Obamacare’s demise are greatly exaggerated.

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