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> To bring down the cost? I'm confused as to what you are getting at: are you trying to say that if a therapy of infants and children exists at some cost determined by the producer of the therapy that Medicare is obliged to pay that price immediately and perform that therapy on the affected infants/children?

Medicare, with only a few exceptions[0], only covers people above a certain age (typically 65+).

The original article is about a disease that affects infants. Almost no infants are eligible for Medicare.

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