Shortcut Navigation:


Get Ready to Tap Into Your Savings for Romney-Ryan Medicare

Infographic courtesy of the Center for American Progress Action Fund

If you're curious how much more the Romney-Ryan Medicare plan will cost you, the Center for American Progress Action Fund has a new infographic which spells out exactly what you'd be paying for health care. It's not pretty. 

For someone who is currently 48, that person would have to save an additional $124,600 to cover health care costs during retirement under the Romney-Ryan plan. 

Vice presidential contender Paul Ryan's plan for Medicare involves giving seniors coupons (vouchers) to purchase private or traditional Medicare plans. These vouchers are designed to cover less and less each year, thus leaving seniors with high medical bills when their voucher doesn't cover the premiums. 

View the entire Center for American Progress Action Fund Medicare Infographic.

The email address provided does not appear to be valid. Please check the address entered and try again.
Thank you for signing up to receive our blog alerts. You will receive your first email shortly.

Related Stories

Take Action

Protect the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has done crucial work to safeguard Americans against the deceptive and abusive practices of big banks, student loan servicers, credit card companies and predatory lenders. Tell Congress to protect this important agency.

Sign the petition. »

Connect With Us

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • YouTube
  • Flickr

Get Email from AFL-CIO

Msg & data rates may apply. Text STOP to 235246 to stop receiving messages. Text HELP to 235246 for more information.


Join Us Online