President Bush says Social Security is facing a crisis. But two Social Security trustees say Medicare is in worse shape. Diane and her guests talk about Medicare’s financial picture, proposals for fixing some of its problems, and how they could affect you.

Guests

  • Ron Pollack is Executive Director of Families USA, a national non-profit organization for health care consumers.
  • 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.
  • Thomas Saving Social Security trustee
  • Joseph Antos is Wilson H. Taylor Scholar in Health Care and Retirement Policy at the American Enterprise Institute.

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