Reduce Prescription Costs
Mike Leavitt, "Medicare And the Market," The Washington Post, January 11, 2007." Retrieved on December 14, 2007, from http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/01/10/AR2007011002020.html.
85% of American adults favor allowing the federal government to use its buying power to negotiate with drug companies to try to get a lower price for Medicare prescription drugs.
76% of American adults favor Allowing seniors the choice of obtaining their prescription drug plan directly from Medicare - instead of from a private insurance company.
Question to ask: Wouldn't seniors be more satisfied with lower drug prices? And why not save taxpayer money?Source
"The Public’s Health Care Agenda for the New Congress and Presidential Campaign," The Kaiser Family Foundation/Harvard School of Public Health, December, 2006. Retrieved on December 14, 2007, from http://www.kff.org/kaiserpolls/upload/7598.pdf.