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JPZenger Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-13-06 03:47 PM
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44. VA Pays a Fraction of the Cost of Medicare
Yes, the Veterans Administration pays a fraction of the costs for each drug that is paid by Medicare.

The Dems should pass a bill requiring that the drug prices be negotiated, and that any savings go right into providing health insurance for additional numbers of children of low income families. That carries out the Dem's "pay as you approach" and puts George W. in direction opposition to health care for kids.

In the same way, the Dems should get rid of the inheritance tax cuts and commit the money for lower loan interest rates and increased tax deductions for college tuition. That will put the superrich and George W. in direction opposition with middle income families with kids. It also would carry out the Dem's pay as you go approach.
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