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Insurers Wary of Proposed Medicare Reforms

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As Medicare turns 38, Congress is considering sweeping changes that would greatly expand both the program's benefits and the role of private insurers. But many insurance companies worry about their ability to turn a profit under the proposed changes. Hear NPR's Snighda Prakash.

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