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Hill Tussle over Medicare Drug Benefit in Final Phase

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Hill Tussle over Medicare Drug Benefit in Final Phase

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Hill Tussle over Medicare Drug Benefit in Final Phase

Hill Tussle over Medicare Drug Benefit in Final Phase

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House and Senate leaders are preparing to merge different versions of bills that endorse a prescription drug benefit for Medicare recipients. Passing the bills was a big step, but the reconciliation process has its own challenges. NPR's Julie Rovner reports.