Getahn Ward, The Tennessean, researching Medicare, Medicaid and people on Social Security

Source Request: As debate in Washington over the nation’s debt ceiling unfolds, The Tennessean is working on a story about what’s at stake for Medicare, Medicaid and people on Social Security. If you’re a beneficiary and have strong views about potential cuts or ideas for resolving the stalemate in budget talks or for reducing the trillion-dollar deficit, contact Getahn Ward at 615-726-5968 or gward@tennessean.com by Tuesday, July 19. He’s also interested in hearing from health care providers and others affected.

Deadline: 07/19/2011