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Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Medicare Reform Discussion

Today, the Diane Rehm show discusses the Medicare Reform bill currently stuck in Congress.  The brief overview states,

Senate Republicans are under pressure to pass legislation reversing scheduled pay cuts for doctors who care for Medicare patients. The White House has threatened a veto. An update on the latest efforts to rein in Medicare costs and reform battles ahead over entitlement spending.

Guests include:   Ron Pollack, executive director of Families USA; Stephen Moore, member of the Wall Street Journal's editorial board and former President of the Club for Growth; 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.

Should be an interesting discussion.  If you miss it, the podcast will be available later.

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