Final Meeting on Medicare Reform

Participants discussed various aspects of needed reform in the Medicare system. They focused on a proposal by Sen. Breaux that… read more

Participants discussed various aspects of needed reform in the Medicare system. They focused on a proposal by Sen. Breaux that called for private competition within the system while increasing benefits for low income elderly and raising costs for more affluent senior citizens. The commission voted on the proposal and it failed by one vote to reach the super-majority needed to make a report to the Congress. close

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Final Meeting on Medicare Reform

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Program ID:
121848-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Public Hearing
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 16, 1999
Last Aired:
Mar 21, 1999

Airing Details

  • Mar 16, 1999 | 6:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 16, 1999 | 8:06pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 16, 1999 | 11:50pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 17, 1999 | 4:21am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 17, 1999 | 7:50am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 21, 1999 | 4:16pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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