Medicare to cover handguns?

The FDA quickly put an end to that thought.

Apparently a company tried to get FDA approval for their handgun, which was “ideal for seniors, disabled, or others who may have dexterity limitations or difficulty sighting and controlling a traditional revolver or semi-automatic pistol.”

It was a long-shot (so to speak) for the company, as it was reported that the specially-designed gun would be approved as a medical device, and potentially covered under Medicare.

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