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Weiner On Medicare Buy-In: 'This Is One Idea I Like A Lot'

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The buy-in is a proposal to allow consumers between the ages of 55 and 64 to buy into Medicare.

It's a plan that "would perhaps get us on the path to a single payer model," Weiner said. "In a debate that hasn't focused enough on how to genuinely contain costs and deliver affordable health care, this is one idea I like a lot."