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Understatement of the Week: John Rother

Understatement of the week:
ANTHONY HALL, United Press International
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Is there any parallel between what is happening in the streets of Athens and the AARP's recent about face concerning Social Security?
ANTHONY HALL, United Press International

Family caregiving valued at $375 billion

WASHINGTON, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- The value of U.S. families caring for elderly relatives was $375 billion, more than the $311 billion spent in 2007 for Medicaid, non-profit officials said.

Means test for Medicare drug plan sought

WASHINGTON, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- The Bush administration is backing a proposal to charge upper-income seniors more for using Medicare's prescription drug benefit, officials said.

Medicare Part D saves money, survey says

NEW YORK, July 14 (UPI) -- The Medicare Part D prescription-drug plan helps beneficiaries save money but needs to be simplified, a healthcare industry survey finds.

Changes sought in new drug plan

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- The largest seniors group in the United States, the AARP, is urging Congress to change the new prescription drug plan to lower prices and help the poor.

Analysis: Drug prices part of bigger issue

WASHINGTON, May 26 (UPI) -- The senior citizen organization known as AARP released a study Wednesday that points out rising prescription drug prices and, while it feeds a seemingly endless outrage over U.S. healthcare costs, it fails to get us any closer to answering a key question:
ELLEN BECK, United Press International

Drug prices rising faster than inflation

WASHINGTON, May 26 (UPI) -- A U.S. seniors group Wednesday said prices pharmaceutical companies charge wholesalers for brandname drugs rose by three times the rate of inflation in 2003.

Analysis: McClellan obvious choice for CMS

WASHINGTON, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Dr. Mark McClellan, a politically savvy physician and economist with White House experience, is viewed by analysts, consumer advocates and healthcare industry o
ELLEN BECK, United Press International

Analysis: Changing the Medicare drug deal

WASHINGTON, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- The Medicare prescription drug bill Congress passed last month is not yet law, but already change is in the air -- especially among Democrats, who grew so upset with the legislation they voted against an issue they once championed.
ELLEN BECK, United Press International

Medicare privatization language softens

WASHINGTON, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- The congressional conference committee working on a new Medicare bill reportedly is softening controversial language that would privatize the senior health insurance program in 2010, but the effort still might not be enough to sway angry Democrats, who op
ELLEN BECK, United Press International

Washington Agenda-General

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Medicaid funds going directly to people

DES MOINES, Iowa, April 29 (UPI) -- A handful of states are participating in an innovative program that puts Medicaid money directly into the hands of the poor and disabled so they can decide how to manage their own care.

Washington Agenda-General

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Washington Agenda-General

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Pharmacy experts Joseph Baker, Mark Merritt, Gergory Wasson, Bruce Roberts and AARP's John Rother (l to r) talk about the pricing of drugs during a discussion sponsored by AARP in Washington on June 9, 2005. (UPI Photo/Roger L. Wollenberg)
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John Hoover Rothermel

John Hoover Rothermel (March 7, 1856 – August, 1922) was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

John H. Rothermel was born in Richmond Township, Pennsylvania. He pursued an academic course at Brunner’s Business College in Reading, Pennsylvania. He taught school in Blandon Township, Pennsylvania, from 1876 to 1881. He served as a member of the faculty at Brunner’s Scientific Academy. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1881 and commenced practice in Reading. He worked as an assistant district attorney of Reading from 1886 to 1889. He served as county solicitor of Berks County, Pennsylvania from 1895 to 1898. He was an unsuccessful candidate for judge of the court of common pleas in 1899.

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