Medicare Forum

By: Erica Dao
By: Erica Dao

Kind was joined by experts from the centers for Medicare and Medicaid services and the coalition of Wisconsin aging groups to address any problems that have arisen with the onset of the program.
Kind thinks there should be a lot of things done differently with the bill.
"I think we should allow price negotiations with the drug companies which is specifically prohibited under this legislation and otherwise I don't know how our children are going to afford this in the future," said Congressman Ron Kind
Enrollment in the new drug program opened in November 2005. Eligible enrollees have until May 15, 2006 to sign up for a plan before late penalties apply.

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