Medicare Drug Bill Raises Consumer Ire

Brostoff, Steven
July 2002
National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;7/8/2002, Vol. 106 Issue 27, p34
Reports on the opposition of consumer groups to the Medicare Modernization and Prescription Drug Act which was approved by the U.S. House in July 2002. Information on the voluntary prescription drug benefit program under the bill; View of the Healthcare Leadership Council on the legislation; Case to be reviewed by the U.S. Supreme Court regarding the constitutionality of large punitive awards; Test for evaluating punitive awards.


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