Medicare fight draws in slew of industry groups, large and small

Young, Jeffrey
July 2007
Hill;7/31/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 93, p28
The article reports on the lobbying battle of the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) and the health insurance industry over the enactment of the Medicare and children's health legislation, which is heading for Congressional votes. According to reports, AARP are pressing to enact the House measure, which includes $20 billion to block a 10 percent cut in Medicare reimbursement to doctors' pay, while the America's Health Insurance Plans and tobacco companies is opposing the provisions.


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