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Medicare chief on road again to plug prescription drug plans

Boston Globe, December 26, 2007
January will mark the start of the third year of Medicare Part D, the government prescription drug benefit. But after two years, many consumers still find the drug benefit confusing. Consumers Union recently said a government-administered benefit would save millions compared with the current system in which drug and insurance companies run private plans. This Q&A article features Kerry Weems, acting administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.