Health Care Issues

Government officials and health industry representatives spoke at the 3rd Annual World Health Care Congress, co-sponsored by The Wall… read more

Government officials and health industry representatives spoke at the 3rd Annual World Health Care Congress, co-sponsored by The Wall Street Journal.

Secretary John Snow spoke about the impact of health care costs on the U.S. economy. Following his remarks videotaped remarks by President Bush were shown and Mr. Hubbard spoke about the administration’s various health care policy initiatives. The program concluded with a panel on a number of issues, including forecasts of the solvency of the Medicare Trust Fund and how far private sector participation would extend the safety net. A number of participants also answered questions from the audience. close

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192110-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 19, 2006
Last Aired:
Apr 20, 2006

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  • Apr 19, 2006 | 2:34pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 19, 2006 | 9:11pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 20, 2006 | 1:15am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 20, 2006 | 4:53am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 20, 2006 | 6:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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