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Congress & the Medicare Proposal

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Congress & the Medicare Proposal

Congress & the Medicare Proposal

Congress & the Medicare Proposal

Only Available in Archive Formats.

NPR's Peter Kenyon reports on the politics of President Clinton's new Medicare reform plan. Democrats and Republicans have switched roles in their support for various aspects of the proposal, which among other things will cover half of all prescription drug costs for less than half the cost of the Medigap policy currently available.