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Gerlach Supports Efforts to Waive Prescription Drug Plan Late Enrollment Penalty
May 19, 2006 -
Congressman Jim Gerlach (PA-06) released the following statement today during a press conference for H.R. 3599, bipartisan legislation that would eliminate for this year the late enrollment penalty for seniors interested in signing up for Medicare’s new prescription drug benefit. This legislat...
Gerlach Legislation Would Eliminate Financial Penalty from Prescription Drug Plan
Dec 20, 2005 -
Congressman Jim Gerlach announced today that he has introduced legislation that would eliminate from the new Medicare Part D prescription drug benefit the penalty assessed to eligible seniors who sign up after the initial enrollment period. “It’s not fair to place a financial penalty on those se...
Congressman Gerlach’s Statement on the New Cooperation Between the State PACE Program and Medicare
Nov 30, 2005 -
Congressman Jim Gerlach released the following statement today: “While coming late, it’s encouraging to see that Governor Rendell has finally embraced the new Medicare prescription drug plan, particularly the provisions added to the legislation by myself and the other members of Pennsylvania’s...
MEDICARE PRESCRIPTION DRUG PLAN SAVES PENNSYLVANIA $96 MILLION
Jul 14, 2005 -
Today, Pennsylvania Representatives Jim Gerlach, Tim Murphy and Melissa Hart announced the Commonwealth’s prescription drug plans PACE saved $96 million as a direct result of the provisions they had included in the Medicare Prescription Drug Act of 2003. “This is great news for the people of Pe...
Prescription Drugs and Medicare’s Changing Role
Apr 2, 2004 -
The needs of our senior citizens have changed drastically since Medicare was first enacted nearly 40 years ago. Long gone are the days when hospital stays and surgeries made up the bulk of seniors’ annual medical expenses. Today, it’s expensive prescription medications burdening seniors on fixed...
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