Medicaid & Medicare Spending Secretary Mike Leavitt talked about President Bush’s proposal to rein in the costs of Medicaid and Medicaid, the nation’s… read more

Medicaid & Medicare Spending Secretary Mike Leavitt talked about President Bush’s proposal to rein in the costs of Medicaid and Medicaid, the nation’s largest entitlement programs, by $196 billion over the next five years. It would restrict the annual growth of Medicare spending to 5 percent, down from 7.2 percent. The overall HHS budget would increase 2.3 percent, to $733.3 billion, under the proposed budget. He responded to telephone calls and electronic mail. close

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Medicaid & Medicare Spending

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Feb 5, 2008

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  • Feb 05, 2008 | 9:33am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 05, 2008 | 11:51am EST | C-SPAN 1
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