Medicare Discount Drug Cards
Panelists spoke about the recently introduced Medicare discount drug plan. The plan has met with criticisms about its benefits and complexity. The panelists also responded to audience members' questions.
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Mark B. McClellan M.D. Administrator Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
- William D. Novelli Chief Executive Officer AARP
- Myrl Weinberg President National Health Council
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Medicare Drug Discount Cards
Witnesses testified regarding the implementation of the new Medicare prescription drug discount cards programs.