Shrug Coverage

Cohn, Jonathan
January 2006
New Republic;1/30/2006, Vol. 234 Issue 3, p6
The article criticizes United States President George W. Bush's prescription drug benefit program for Medicare. Since the Medicare drug plan went into effect, many people have learned that the new health insurance plans do not cover the cost of their drugs. When former President Lyndon B. Johnson first introduced Medicare in 1966, the program was implemented without glitches. The book "The Politics of Medicare," by Theodore Marmor, is mentioned.


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