Medicare Prescription Drug Plans

Dr. Mark McClellan talked about Medicare Part D, the prescription drug aspect of the program, and he responded to telephone calls and… read more

Dr. Mark McClellan talked about Medicare Part D, the prescription drug aspect of the program, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Dr. McClellan discussed how the drug plans work, how seniors select plans, costs and funding, the “the doughnut hole,” and the impact of the 2010 health care law. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.

This was the third of a four-part “Washington Journal” series on Medicare, the government health insurance program for people over the age of 65. The program identification numbers for the other parts are 301137-5 (Overview of Medicare), Medicare Costs (301200-5), and 301174-6 (Privately Run Medicare Plans). close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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301186-5
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 24, 2011

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  • Aug 24, 2011 | 9:18am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 24, 2011 | 7:14pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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