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Bush Budget Proposes Big Changes to Health Care

President Bush's budget proposal calls for significant changes to Medicare and Medicaid. Bush wants to fundamentally restructure the health-care programs and include a new prescription-drug benefit for seniors and disabled Americans. NPR's Julie Rovner reports.

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Julie Rovner is a health policy correspondent for NPR specializing in the politics of health care.Reporting on all aspects of health policy and politics, Rovner covers the White House, Capitol Hill, the Department of Health and Human Services in addition to issues around the country. She served as NPR's lead correspondent covering the passage and implementation of the 2010 health overhaul bill, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.