AMA chief talks about Medicare in Gainesville
It’s day two in Gainesville for the new president of the American Medical Associaton. Dr. Jeremy Lazarus spoke with business leaders earlier today about issues related to the Affordable Health Care Act and Medicare. In part two of our interview with Dr. Lazarus, WUFT-FM’s Tom Krynski asked him about the future of Medicare.
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