Senate Finance Leaders Look to Further Negotiation as Medicare Bill Stalls

Sens. Max Baucus (D-MT) and Charles Grassley (R-IA), the chairman and ranking Republican member of the Senate Finance Committee, have pledged to resume negotiations over a package of Medicare proposals after the chairman’s Medicare bill (S. 3101) (NAHC Report , June 9), by a vote of 54 to 39, failed yesterday to get the 60…