A major expansion of Medicare that Democrats proposed as part of the Build Back Better initiative is in danger of being trimmed or even taken out of the legislation as lawmakers scramble to make a deal. In their original $3.5 trillion budget proposal, Democrats included a revision of Medicare that would add coverage for dental, hearing and vision. The plan was expected to cost around $350 billion over a decade. But now, those parts of the expansion may be dropped as lawmakers look to trim the overall cost and rework pieces of the legislation to appease centrist Democratic Sens. Joe Manchin, D-W. Va., and Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz. More from Invest in You: Nearly 1 in 3 Americans will take on debt this holiday season How much house can you afford? Here's what you need to know Here's the budget this millennial used to save $100,000 by age 25 "About the expansions — we are negotiating and talking about that," Man . . . read the full article here.
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