Corporations robbing medicare

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Corporations robbing medicare

Postby jonnygothispen » Mon Apr 08, 2013 6:56 pm

How about some credit where credit is due?

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ethan-rom ... 34525.html
Here's an outrage that must be changed: Big Pharma has been systematically price-gouging the Medicare program for seniors and people with disabilities -- and raking in billions in excessive profits. The 11 largest global drug companies made an astonishing $711 billion in profits over the 10 years ending in 2012, and they got a turbo-charged boost when the Medicare Part D prescription drug program started in 2006, according to an analysis of corporate filings by Health Care for America Now (HCAN).

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Re: Corporations robbing medicare

Postby Stella_Guru » Tue Apr 09, 2013 8:09 am

It is about time for some "tough reforms" as part of a "balanced package". Like, increasing Medicare premiums for "higher earners", those who make over "$47,000" per year.


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