Gubernatorial hopeful Dr. Donald Berwick speaks at the Massachusetts Democratic Party Platform Convention in July. Aram Boghosian/Boston Globe via Getty Images hide caption

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Whoa! Medicare Administrator Donald Berwick now qualifies for Medicare, a first for a sitting head of the federal health program. J. David Ake/AP hide caption

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