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Focus groups: Medicare drug plan confusing

Friday, June 4, 2004 Posted: 11:05 AM EDT (1505 GMT)

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -- Elderly Americans and disabled people are confused and disappointed by the new Medicare drug law, according to a study released by the nonpartisan Kaiser Family Foundation.

The report, based on 10 focus groups in three U.S. cities conducted by a bipartisan pair of pollsters, examined attitudes about the drug discount cards that went into effect this week and about the prescription drug benefit that will be available in 2006.

Article: http://www.cnn.com/2004/HEALTH/06/04/card.confusion.reut/index.html