Medicare Part D

In A Major Shift, Medicare Wants Power To Ban Harmful Prescribers
For the first time, the agency would have the authority to kick out physicians and other providers who engage in abusive prescribing. Read more...
Walgreens Returns To Medicare Drug Policy For Newly Insured
Walgreen Co., the nation's largest drug store chain, announced Monday it will provide a month of prescriptions to those customers who do not yet have a new insurance plan identification number. If that policy sounds familiar, it should. Read more...
Republican Monkey Court: Then And Now
Republicans have convenient memories when it comes to glitchy program rollouts. Read more...
From the office of Sen. Bernie Sanders -- Deficit Hawk Hypocrites: Who caused deficits? Some of the same people in Congress who bemoan all the red ink in the federal budget actually created the problem. At a Senate Budget Committee hearing on Read more...
I'm waiting to see how Mitt Romney walks any of this back once the general election begins if he ends up winning the Republican presidential nomination because I don't see how his statements tonight on Social Security and Medicare are going to help Read more...

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Newt Gingrich personally urged members of Congress to vote for a controversial Medicare expansion bill in 2003, confirm two GOP congressmen who were in the room. Gingrich, who is running for president, has said he never lobbied members of Read more...
Apparently Fox News thinks that the daughter of mister deficits don't matter Dick Cheney who helped to break the bank on our spending for two invasions of countries that were never a threat to us and the Bush tax cuts that they justified as being okay because we had a surplus under Bill Clinton is somehow now qualified to weigh in on our problem with the deficit and this very dangerous game of kabuki theater we're watching now on raising the debt ceiling. Read more...