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Wednesday, May 12, 2004
 
How many millions of dollars...
in bad advertising will it take to cover up the mess that the new Medicare bill has created?
Sydney Bild, 81, a retired doctor in Chicago, compared the discount cards with the prices he paid ordering his drugs by mail from Canada. Dr. Bild pays $4,000 to $5,000 a year for five medications. When he checked the government Web site, he said the best plans were about 50 percent to 60 percent higher than what he was paying.

But Dr. Bild said his main objection to the new plans was that companies could change prices on drugs, or change the drugs covered. Medicare requires plans to cover only one drug in each of 209 common categories. Consumers can change cards only once a year. Committing to a card is "like love - it's a sometime thing," Dr. Bild said. "What if I chose one? They could drop my drugs two weeks later."
And seniors have to pick one card out of 73 choices! And the Gov't expects them to look up the competing plans on the internet. Hahahaha [sarcasm]yeah... that's good planning[/sarcasm]

Everything that BushCo touches turns to shit. Everything....
 
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