Medicare Part D Anniversary
Charles Ornstein talked about the ten-year anniversary of the creation of Medicare Part D, which offers discounted prescription drugs to… read more
Charles Ornstein talked about the ten-year anniversary of the creation of Medicare Part D, which offers discounted prescription drugs to qualified Medicare recipients. He discussed the program’s strengths and weaknesses, costs, a ProPublica study on waste in the program, among other topics.
This program was part of C-SPAN’s “Your Money” series. Each Monday morning the last hour of “Washington Journal” is devoted to a federal program, focusing on its mission, participants, and cost. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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