Friday, January 06, 2006

Millions left behind, Families USA says

From Families USA today:
The new Medicare prescription drug program, which began on January 1 of this year, is leaving at least 4.7 million low-income seniors without the benefits they are entitled to. According to the Social Security Administration, only 1 million low-income seniors out of a pool of 5.7 to 6.6 million have been approved to receive low-income drug subsidies.

Find the news release here.

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