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Budget Proposal Targeting Big Medicare Savings Could Inform Future Bill

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

The Bush administration's proposal to mine Medicare for massive cost savings has drawn a strong reaction from Democrats in Congress and device lobbyists. The budget request is unlikely to be adopted as proposed, but it could inform other Medicare legislation Congress has in the works

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