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The Principle School Of Health Services

1295 River St
Hyde Park, MA 02136

General Phone: 617-364-3950
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Confusion Is Rife About Drug Plan as Sign-Up Nears - Gadsden Times (subscription)

Weather page February 02, 2006 Quick Search: Published November 13. 2005 6:01AM Confusion Is Rife About Drug Plan as Sign-Up Nears By ROBERT PEAR New York Times WASHINGTON, Nov. 12 - Enrollment in the new Medicare drug benefit begins in three days, but even with President Bush hailing the plan on Saturday as "the greatest advance in health care for seniors" in 40 years, large numbers of older Americans appear to be overwhelmed and confused by the choices they will have to make. "I have a Ph.D., and it's too complicated to suit me," said William Q. Beard, 73, a retired chemist in Wichita, Kan., who takes eight prescription drugs, including several heart medicines. "I wonder how the vast majority of beneficiaries will handle this. I fervently wish that members of Congress had to deal with the same health care program we do." Mr. Beard was interviewed at First United Methodist Church in Wichita, where he and 100 other members of an adult Sunday school class recently received a two-hour explanation of the drug benefit from a state insurance counselor. Confusion was a dominant theme at education and counseling sessions held over the last two weeks in Wichita and in - more available