How to Protect Medicare for Future Generations

Breakfast Briefing

Tuesday, April 29, 2003
8:30 - 9:30 a.m.
2168 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington D.C.

Facing pressure to address Medicare's looming cashflow crisis and to add a prescription drug benefit to seniors' health coverage, President Bush has forwarded a plan aimed at doing both.  Come hear the Bush Administration's top Medicare official discuss this plan on the eve of its consideration by the House of Representatives.

Introductory Remarks:

  • Rep. Nancy Johnson (R-CT) -- Chairwoman, Ways & Means Health Subcommittee (Invited)

 

Presentation:

  • Tom Scully -- Administrator, Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Discussants:

  • Jeff Lemieux -- Director of Economic Studies, Progressive Policy Institute
  • Dr. John C. Goodman -- President & CEO, National Center for Policy Analysis

Q&A (time permitting)