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Year 2000 Bug Costing Medicare Recipients

September 01, 1998|From Times Wire Reports

A Medicare memo says senior citizens may miss out on $570 million in savings on co-payments because of delays while the government fixes its Year 2000 computer glitch. Those covered by Medicare are responsible for 20% of most bills. Funds to fix an accounting problem that has stuck them with 50% of the bills are being used to correct the agency's Year 2000 problems.

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