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Medicare Reform / Cost Questions #750756

CBS Evening News for Friday, Mar 19, 2004
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(Studio: John Roberts) Report introduced.

(Washington: Wyatt Andrews) Questions about whether President Bush’s administration purposely underestimated the cost of the revised Medicare program explored. [Senator William FRIST†- estimates the cost of the reforms.] [Representative Nancy PELOSI†- claims Republicans misstated the cost in order to get the bill through Congress.] [House Democratic Health Subcommittee Cybele BJORKLUND†- comments on Medicare chief Thomas Scully†’s threat to fire lead actuary David Foster† if he let Congress know the real cost.]

Reporter(s):
Roberts, John;
Andrews, Wyatt
Duration:
00:02:20

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