The White House and Politics
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Daily Dose Posted on February 14, 2011 4:46 PM Budget 2012: Health and Human Services
SOURCE: AP/Susan Walsh With large Democratic majorities in both chambers of Congress and an ambitious new president who campaigned and won election on promises of bold changes, the potential for true progressive governance is greater than at any point in decades. By John Halpin and Karl Agne | March 11, 2009 Dowload the full report (pdf)
By Parija Kavilanz , senior writer March 3, 2011: 6:01 AM ET NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Under health care reform, consumers will see several new changes to their insurance coverage this year, the most significant of which affects the nation's 47 million Medicare beneficiaries. Amy Bergner, principal with global benefits consulting firm Mercer, said senior citizens who are also Medicare enrollees will see the biggest effects. "One of the most important changes is how much seniors will now pay for prescription medicines," Bergner said.