Federal court blocks President Bush's prescription discount plan

October 2001
Drug Utilization Review;Oct2001, Vol. 17 Issue 10, p73
Reports on the decision of Judge Paul L. Friedman of the United States District Court of the District of Columbia on a lawsuit about prescription drug discount cards for senior citizens, on September 7, 2001. Discussion on the alleged violations in the Medicare discount card proposal by the federal government; Bases for the decision; Implications of the court ruling; Background on the government program and its possible effect.


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