10Nov 25, 2003
Prescription Drug Benefit
Representatives of groups who supported the Medicare prescription drug bill spoke at a news conference hosted by the AARP. They admitted that the bill was not perfect, but praised its passage ...
8Nov 24, 2003
Senate leaders and others celebrated a vote to invoke cloture on the Medicare bill and anticipated its quick passage. After their remarks there were a few questions from reporters.
12Nov 22, 2003
Telephone lines were open for audience comments. Mr. Cohen talked via telephone about the passage of the Medicare prescription drug bill in the House. Mr. Novelli also talked via ...
23Nov 21, 2003
Medicare Reform Legislation
Legislators and others spoke in favor of the Medicare prescription drug bill then being considered by Congress. They argued that the bill provided vital prescription drug coverage for seniors, ...
55Oct 15, 2003
Democratic Presidential Forum
Democratic presidential candidates discussed various issues, particularly the issues of aging and health care. They answered questions from audience members.
Mr. Todd ...
16Jul 28, 2003
Medicare and Prescription Drugs
Mr. Novelli talked about Medicare legislation, focusing on the proposed addition of prescription drug benefits to Medicare. He said that the current bills made many improvements, but had ...
14Nov 19, 2002
Senior Citizen's Issues
Mr. Novelli spoke about the growing numbers of older Americans and the potential impact of coming demographic changes. Among the topics he addressed were health care, workforce and ...
29Aug 13, 2002
Health Care Security
In one of eight break-out (concurrent) sessions at an economic forum sponsored by the White House, President Bush, Health care professionals, and others talked about health care policy and its ...
18Jul 12, 2002
Participants talked about the problem of child poverty. Among the topics they addressed were the number of children living in poverty, the effect of growing up in poverty, and programs to help ...
123Apr 17, 2002
Prescription Drugs and Medicare
Witnesses testified about proposals to provide prescription medication programs through Medicare. Among the issues they addressed were the costs of medicine and funding Medicare.