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Money Watch (Medicare Checkup) #832651

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jul 01, 2006
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(Studio: Jim Avila) The question of soaring prescription drug prices this year introduced.

(Studio: Liz Merlantes) The problems with high drug prices under the Medicare prescription plans examined; cost statistics cited. [Medicare recipient Joan KATZ†- says her drugs went up.] [Families USA executive director Ron POLLACK†- says seniors will be hit in the pocketbook.] [Pharmaceutical industry spokesman Lori REILLY†, Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services Dr. Mark McCLELLAN†- defend prices.]

Avila, Jim;
Merlantes, Liz

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