Prescription Drug Benefits

Prescription Drug Benefits

President Bush wants to give states millions of dollars as short-term help in paying for prescription drugs. Bush plans to work with Congress to revamp the health care system to include a prescription drug benefit. But many states have...

President Bush wants to give states millions of dollars as short-term help in paying for prescription drugs. Bush plans to work with Congress to revamp the health care system to include a prescription drug benefit. But many states have decided to skip the wait and come up with their own drug plans. A panel talks about the debate over how to pay for prescription drugs.

Guests

James Frogue

of the Heritage Foundation

John Rother

director of policy and strategy for AARP

Richard Cauchi

health policy specialist at the National Conference of State Legislatures

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