TITLE

Industry Wary On Medicare Prescription Drug Bill

AUTHOR(S)
Fisher, Mary Jane
PUB. DATE
April 1999
SOURCE
National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;4/26/99, Vol. 103 Issue 17, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
States that health insurers are wary of the bill introduced in the United States Congress that seek to provide Medicare beneficiaries with a prescription drug benefit. Highlights on the bill; Sponsors of the bill.
ACCESSION #
1830372

 

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