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Bush Ties Prescription Drug Benefit to Medicare Reform

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Bush Ties Prescription Drug Benefit to Medicare Reform

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Bush Ties Prescription Drug Benefit to Medicare Reform

Bush Ties Prescription Drug Benefit to Medicare Reform

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The Bush administration is developing a new plan to add prescription drug coverage to Medicare. This time, it's likely the new coverage will be connected to sweeping reform of the Medicare system — including a look at what role managed care might play. NPR's Julie Rovner reports.