Medicare Catastrophic Protection Act

The House debates whether to adopt a conference report to accompany the Medicare Catastrophic Illness Protection Act. The report… read more

The House debates whether to adopt a conference report to accompany the Medicare Catastrophic Illness Protection Act. The report recommends limiting the out-of-pocket expenditures paid by Medicare beneficiaries, creating a prescription drug program under Medicare, and requiring states to provide certain benefits for persons with incomes below the poverty line. Supporters of the adoption include Representatives Morrison and Waxman. Opponents include Representatives Daub and Chandler. close

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Medicare Catastrophic Protection Act

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Program ID:
2846-1
Category:
House Highlight
Format:
House Highlight
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 5, 1988

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  • Jun 05, 1988 | 4:14am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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