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

  • Judith Stein president, Center for Medicare Advocacy
  • Karen Ignani president and CEO, American Association of Health Plans and Health Insurance Association of America
  • 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.

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