Medicare Bill

Congress is on the verge of voting on the largest single expansion of Medicare since the program began in 1965. But passage of the Medicare bill is far from certain. From prescription drugs to privatization, join Neal Conan for a guide to debate over the new Medicare bill.

Guests:

Tricia Neuman
*Vice president of the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
*Director of the foundation's Medicare Policy Project

Gail Shearer
*Director of health policy at Consumers Union, the publisher of Consumer Reports

Julie Rovner
*NPR health correspondent

John Rother
*Director of policy and strategy at the AARP

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