The Romney-Ryan Medicare Plan Cuts Social Security Benefits for Young Workers in Illinois

A study by the Center for American Progress has shown that the Medicare plan advanced by Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan would dramatically raise out-of-pocket health care costs dramatically for both current and future seniors and people with disabilities, many of whom also receive Social Security benefits.  As this fact sheet demonstrates, these increases in health care costs, which will grow larger over time, will effectively slash the Social Security benefits of today’s young workers.

The Romney-Ryan Medicare Plan Would Effectively Cut Social Security Benefits for Young Workers in Illinois