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  • Backgrounder posted January 12, 2009 by Cheryl Smith, Laura L Summers How Medicare's Drug Pricing Can Hurt R&D

    Given the sheer enormity of the growing Medicare program, Members of Congress and the Administration should realize that any decisions they make regarding Medicare drug pricing could have an enormous impact on pharmaceutical research and development. This in turn would affect the quality of care for the baby boom generation, parts of which will begin retiring…

  • Executive Summary posted January 12, 2009 by Cheryl Smith, Laura L Summers Executive Summary: How Medicare's Drug Pricing Can Hurt R&D

    Given the sheer enormity of the growing Medicare program, Members of Congress and the new Administration should realize that any decisions they make regarding Medicare drug pricing could have an enormous impact on pharmaceutical research and development. This in turn would affect the quality of care for the baby boom genera­tion, parts of which will begin retiring in…

  • WebMemo posted August 29, 2007 by Cheryl Smith The House SCHIP Bill: Enlisting States as Agents of GovernmentDependency

    States would become instruments for expanding dependency on the federal government under the House-passed Children's Health and Medicare Protection Act (H.R. 3162).[1] Legislation to reauthorize the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) is now headed to House-Senate conference. If enacted in its current form, the House bill would usher in a major…

  • WebMemo posted August 1, 2007 by Cheryl Smith, Robert E. Moffit, Ph.D. The House SCHIP Bill: Cutting Medicare, Undercutting Private Coverage, and Expanding Dependency

    Congress is debating the future health care of millions of Americans, and its decisions will affect families and children, Medicare beneficiaries, and taxpayers for years to come. The 465-page bill favored by House leadership, The Children's Health and Medicare Protection Act (H.R. 3162), greatly expands dependency of millions of Americans on government health care,…

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