MEDICARE DRUG CARD ENROLLMENT DISAPPOINTS

WASHINGTON -- Medi-care drug discount card enrollment fell short of projected numbers as the first anniversary of the Medi-care Modernization Act passed.According to a statement from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services administrator Mark McClellan, approximately 1.7 million Medicare beneficiaries have enrolled in the low-income assistance benefit of the drug card. However, more than 7 million

WASHINGTON -- Medi-care drug discount card enrollment fell short of projected numbers as the first anniversary of the Medi-care Modernization Act passed.

According to a statement from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services administrator Mark McClellan, approximately 1.7 million Medicare beneficiaries have enrolled in the low-income assistance benefit of the drug card. However, more than 7 million are eligible for the benefit.

The drug discount card offers low-income bene

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