Lobbyists trying to push Medicare issues to forefront

December 1, 2001

Concerns related to stem cell research and human cloning appear to havebeen resolvedWashington-Even though Congress is heavily embroiled in issues resultingfrom the Sept. 11 catastrophe, health care strategists are trying to figureout how to move several Medicare issues of importance to urologists andother physicians. At the same time, important decisions are being made onsuch key policy concerns as stem cell research, human cloning, and eventhe shortage of nurses.