Still a Pain: The Cost of Prescription Drugs to Seniors With the Medicare Drug Benefit
Publication Date: December 2003
Publisher(s): Center for Economic and Policy Research
Author(s): Dean Baker
Keywords: Elderly; Income tax; Prescription drugs
Coverage: United States
This paper notes that, even with the recently-passed Medicare drug benefit, seniors will face higher prescription drug costs than they did in 2000 (when it was a major issue in the presidential campaign).