President's Health Care Proposal
Senators heard testimony about President Clinton’s Medicare plan. Witnesses testified that the plan would make Medicare more… read more
Senators heard testimony about President Clinton’s Medicare plan.
Witnesses testified that the plan would make Medicare more
competitive and efficient, would add prescription drug coverage, and
would modernize benefits. The plan would be funded by the federal
budget surplus. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Daniel L. Crippen Member National Cmsn. on Financial Inst. Reform
- Donna E. Shalala Secretary Department of Health and Human Services
- David M. Walker Comptroller General General Accounting Office
- William V. Roth Jr. U.S. Senator [R] Delaware
The president called on Congress to utilize federal budget surpluses to strengthen Medicare and Social Security.
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