A look at health care plans in Congress – AOL

A look at health care plans in Congress – AOL
-A look at health care legislation taking shape in the Democratic-controlled House and Senate as President Barack Obama pushes to overhaul the system, cover nearly 50 million uninsured Americans and reduce costs. Many of the details are still being …
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Insurers Overcharged Medicare for Prescriptions, Report Finds
Excerpt: “If you buy medicine through Medicare’s prescription drug program, you could be paying too much. The taxpayers who finance Medicare aren’t doing too well, either. Insurance companies involved in the Medicare prescription drug benefit have overcharged subscribers and taxpayers by several billion dollars, according to the inspector general for the Department of Health and Human Services. Eighty percent of the participating insurance companies owe the program an estimated $4.4 billion for 2006 alone.” (The Miami Herald)
Source: www.miamiherald.com

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