Medicare likely will be subject to changes as President Barack Obama and the Congress decide how to reduce the country's deficit, according to experts. "I do think cost containment for Medicare and Medicaid will be a very important part of the discussion," according to former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle. "In the end, Medicare will have to operate under some sort of cap," the American Enterprise Institute's Joseph Antos said during a webinar hosted by the Association for Health Care Journalists.

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