The clock is ticking off the seconds to a midnight Monday deadline for an estimated 5 million eligible Americans to enroll in Medicare's prescription drug benefit program or face penalties when they sign up later.
hanges in your existing insurance. They'll be flooding you with marketing materials about new coverage options. And as if the postal deluge weren't enough, you're likely to be bombarded with information and pitches on television, on the radio and in print over the next few months too. ...
The new Medicare plan to cover prescription drugs will not provide much of a sales lift for drug makers after it goes into effect Jan. 1, even though volume will increase, according to IMS Health projections and analysts.
In a move likely to stoke domestic political flames around President Bush, the nation's largest senior lobby confirmed Tuesday that it will endorse bipartisan legislation to legalize importing cheap prescription drugs.
A powerful Republican committee chairman, under attack for entertaining a lucrative job offer from the pharmaceutical lobby just weeks after negotiating a prescription drug benefit for Medicare, brushed off his critics Thursday.
The House's top Democrat, Nancy Pelosi of California, strongly criticized a Republican lawmaker Wednesday for his consideration of a lucrative job offer from the pharmaceutical industry -- an offer that came weeks after he helped to negotiate a sweeping Medicare bill that established a prescription drug benefit for America's seniors.