Medicare Reform

Medicare Reform

President Bush and Congressional leaders are pushing hard for passage of Medicare reform legislation that introduces prescription drug benefits and market competition. We'll talk about what's in the bill and its chances for passage.

President Bush and Congressional leaders are pushing hard for passage of Medicare reform legislation that introduces prescription drug benefits and market competition. We'll talk about what's in the bill and its chances for passage.

Guests

Julie Rovner

health policy correspondent for National Public Radio, author of "Health Care Policy and Politics A-Z," and contributing editor for National Journal's CongressDaily.

Judith Stein

president, Center for Medicare Advocacy

Karen Ignani

president and CEO, American Association of Health Plans and Health Insurance Association of America

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