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Medicare Modernization Act

Medicare Drug Benefit Kept Its Promise, Must Improve

Tommy G. Thompson | Posted 02.07.2014 | Politics
Tommy G. Thompson

While the Affordable Care Act continues to badly stumble out of the gate, it is instructive to look at the last major change to our health care system -- the addition of a prescription drug benefit to the Medicare program.

Looking for Medicare Savings? Look No Further Than Big Pharma

Joe Baker | Posted 06.17.2013 | Politics
Joe Baker

Unlike some of the most discussed Medicare savings proposals, the Medicare Drug Savings Act finds savings where there is money to be found, from a windfall the pharmaceutical industry -- not from the empty pockets of people with Medicare.

Dems & Repubs on Health Care: 'Love a Lobbyist'

Michele Swenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michele Swenson

The same insurance and pharmaceutical lobbies have granted themselves billions of dollars of taxpayer subsidies and inflated profits continue to shape the healthcare reform debate today.