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  • Bush Prescription Drug Plan
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    Bush Prescription Drug Plan

    Ms. Wilensky talked about the prescription drug plan proposed by Texas Governor George W. Bush. He also responded to audience telephone calls, electronic mail, and faxes.

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  • Preserving and Strengthening Medicare
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    Preserving and Strengthening Medicare

    Participants talked about various measures to improve Medicare to be included in the Republican Party platform. Among the issues they addressed were measures to make Medicare more…

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  • Medicare Budget
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    Medicare Budget

    Witnesses testified regarding the effect on Medicare as a result of the Balanced Budget Act. Government officials talked about the President’s Medicare reform plan and how under the…

    92 views
  • Medicare Prescription Drug Plan
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    Medicare Prescription Drug Plan

    Participants talked about President Clinton’s plan to provide pharmaceutical benefits through Medicare and Social Security. They discussed the need for the program, its potential benefits,…

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  • Medicare Proposals
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    Medicare Proposals

    Participants talked about President Clinton’s Medicare proposals and the plan’s potential impact on consumers and the business community. Among the issues discussed were plans to provide…

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  • Medicare Demographic Challenges Day 2
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    Medicare Demographic Challenges, Day 2

    In the second set of hearings by the bipartisan commission, health economists said that Medicare is not as good as most private health insurance because it does not cover some items such as prescription drugs. A panel…

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