In late September, President Donald Trump announced that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services would distribute $200 cards to 33 million Medicare beneficiaries over the next several weeks to help them afford their medicines.
It’s the wrong solution for a serious problem.
For years, America’s Medicare beneficiaries have been urging Congress to lower what they spend out-of-pocket on prescription medications at the pharmacy counter. PAN Foundation’s President and CEO Dan Klein and Executive Vice President Amy Niles co-authored this opinion piece, which was recently published in Morning Consult, discussing a better way to support Medicare beneficiaries through meaningful reforms.
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