March 4, 2011 House Speaker Boehner's offer to stand with Obama on cutting entitlements looks like one Obama can refuse. Obama is more likely concerned with the stance of the eventual GOP presidential nominee over Boehner. Also, entitlement spending cuts are more popular with Boehner's base than Obama's.
November 17, 2010 Donald Berwick, Obama's Medicare, Medicaid chief, got a civil GOP reception. Which was a surprise since Republicans, at the time of his naming, were hostile to his naming because of positive things he said about British socialized medicine.
November 2, 2010 The time has come for seniors to pick Medicare drug plans and to consider Medicare Advantage, offered by private insurers. For Medicare Advantage, seniors need to choose carefully because a second annual enrollment period is being discontinued.
June 18, 2010 Senate Agrees To Stop Medicare Pay Cuts
November 4, 2009 On today's podcast, how Medicare pays doctors and why the current system doesn't work as well as some people think it should.
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