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Posted on 04/23/2008 by |General News | Comments

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Business Week: Study Finds “No Real Revolution” In Prescriptions For Medicare Part D
“A new report from the Harvard Medical School has found that “the Medicare Part D benefit has resulted in some improvements for seniors but no real revolution in prescription drug adherence,” noting that while “Medicare beneficiaries are less likely to forego basic needs such as food to pay for medicine…the sickest patients are still skipping meds due to burdensome costs.”
Baltimore Sun: President Expected To Sign Fall Prevention Act
“President Bush is expected to sign a measure this week sponsored by Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski and passed by Congress that aims to raise awareness – through education and research – of how falls affect seniors and what can be done to protect them.”
Marketwatch: Pundit Sees Americans Saving More, Spending Less
“Spending wisely usually means not spending as much. And that is exactly what’s occurring throughout the country: People are spending smart.” A survey “conducted by Harris Interactive for the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) finds that 25% of U.S. adults are spending wisely or not spending as much as a means of saving money”