Health On The Hill - Obama Hits Back At GOP Deficit Plan On Medicare, Medicaid

Health On The Hill - Obama Hits Back At GOP Deficit Plan On Medicare, Medicaid

KHN's Mary Agnes Carey and Marilyn Werber Serafini talk with Jackie Judd about President Obama's Wednesday speech outlining his details for reducing the deficit and hitting back at a Republican deficit plan. In it, Obama laid out his plans for preserving Medicare while cutting spending in the program, and he also rejected a Republican plan to give states block grants for Medicaid.

Listen to the audio (.mp3) or read the transcript.

See Related:

-- Video Excerpts Of President Barack Obama On Health Care And The Deficit

-- Document: Obama's Proposal On Deficit Reduction

Apr 13, 2011