Increasingly, companies are contracting with Medicare exchanges to try to ease the transition for their former employees. Michael McCloskey/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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President Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney first debated Medicare on Oct. 3. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Medicare: Where Presidential Politics And Policy Collide
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Vice President Biden (left) and Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan during Thursday's debate. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Vice Presidential Candidates Spar Over Medicare
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Medicaid Fight Reinvigorated With Political Light On Health Care
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If The Health Care Overhaul Goes Down, Could Medicare Follow?
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Answers To Your Questions About The Health Care Overhaul Law
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A key legal case challenging cuts in Medicaid pay for doctors, hospitals and pharmacists is heading back to California. Keith J. R. Binns/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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With 'Lie Of The Year' Controversy, Fact Checking Comes Under Scrutiny
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Hospitals Torn On Reducing Repeat Admissions
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