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Is Medicare in Trouble?

Steve Scher
07/29/2008 at 9:00 a.m.

President Bush vetoed the Medicare bill. Then Congress overrode the veto. In the ongoing debate among doctors, patients and insurance companies, who stands to gain? Who does the bill help or hurt in the long run? And what does this mean for the future of health care? Share your thoughts by emailing Weekday, or call during the show at 800.289.KUOW.
Tomorrow on Weekday: Attorney General Rob McKenna


Cynthia Markus is president-elect of the Washington State Medical Association and is a practicing emergency department physician.

Ingrid McDonald is the advocacy director at the Washington state office of the AARP.

Robby Stern retired from the Washington State Labor Council, but continues to do contract work for them on healthcare policy.

Diana Birkett is director of government relations at Group Healthcare.

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