Congress Poised to Pass Medicare Drug Benefit The House and Senate are on the verge of passing separate versions of legislation that would add a prescription drug benefit to Medicare. Multiple previous attempts to add a drug benefit to the federal program have ultimately met with failure. NPR's Joanne Silberner reports.
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Congress Poised to Pass Medicare Drug Benefit

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Congress Poised to Pass Medicare Drug Benefit

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Congress Poised to Pass Medicare Drug Benefit

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The House and Senate are on the verge of passing separate versions of legislation that would add a prescription drug benefit to Medicare. Multiple previous attempts to add a drug benefit to the federal program have ultimately met with failure. NPR's Joanne Silberner reports.