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President Bush's Healthcare Proposal

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President Bush's Healthcare Proposal

President Bush's Healthcare Proposal

President Bush's Healthcare Proposal

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The Bush administration plans to overhaul Medicaid to give states more flexibility, and Medicare, to give the elderly more private care. Critics say the reforms will increase costs and reduce care. Join guest host Lynn Neary and guests for a look at the president's health care proposals.

Guests:

Julie Rovner
*NPR's health policy correspondent

Ron Pollack
*Executive Director of Families USA

Merrill Matthews
*Visiting Scholar at Institute for Policy Innovation
*Director of Council for Affordable Health Insurance