18 Nov 2003 From New Democrats Online: “Medi-Mess”
Posted at 02:12h in Blog
Ed Haislmaier recommended this informative short piece posted online today by the Democratic Leadership Council.
The piece calls the House-Senate compromise “a lost opportunity to modernize Medicare,” saying Congress “should have designed a workable prescription drug benefit and introduced key principles of accountability for results, innovation, and cost restraint through competition, helping to maintain Medicare’s fragile solvency for future generations of seniors.”
There is more, and it is worth reading.