Frist: 'Super Committee' Has 'Shot This Time' At Reining In Debt, Medicare Spending

Frist: 'Super Committee' Has 'Shot This Time' At Reining In Debt, Medicare Spending

KHN's Mary Agnes Carey talks to former Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist about the "super committee's" chance at tamping down the nation's debt. Frist says the panel has a chance to lower the debt and Medicare spending growth because the American public understands the stakes this time — the American Dream.

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Related coverage: FAQ: Debt Deal 'Super' Committee's Impact On Health Spending Explained (Carey and Galewitz, 8/3)

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Aug 09, 2011