TITLE

Peddling Prescription Plans

AUTHOR(S)
Stone, Peter H.
PUB. DATE
July 2002
SOURCE
National Journal;7/13/2002, Vol. 34 Issue 28, p2072
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on issues related to a proposed Medicare prescription drug benefit in the U.S. as of July 2002. Information on a meeting held by the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America for political plans and priorities; Criticisms against the U.S. drug industry; Legislation on prescription drug medications.
ACCESSION #
7227025

 

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