Medicare Fiasco

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The Los Angeles Times’ Michael Hiltzik, among others, notices that the implementation of the Bush administration’s new Medicare bill has been completely and utterly disastrous. As in, people are being denied access to much-needed drugs. And so on. The worst part of the story, however, is that the administration had been warned about these potential pitfalls for about a year now, but never got around to correcting them… See also Kaiser’s comprehensive summary of the problems with the new legislation here.

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