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Selected Findings on Knowledge and Understanding of the New Medicare Rx Drug Program — January/February 2004 Kaiser Health Poll Report Survey « » The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Selected Findings on Knowledge and Understanding of the New Medicare Rx Drug Program — January/February 2004 Kaiser Health Poll Report Survey

Seniors are confused about the Medicare prescription drug law. Selected findings from the January/February 2004 Kaiser Health Poll Report survey show that while about two-thirds of seniors report following the debate closely, just 15% say they understand the new prescription drug law very well and seven in 10 don’t know that it passed and was signed into law.

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Statement by Drew Altman, President and CEO, Kaiser Family Foundation on the Survey Findings

Long Term Health Policy Implications” — Text of plenary speech prepared by Kaiser Family Foundation President and CEO Drew Altman, Ph.D., for the National Medicare Prescription Drug Congress (Washington, D.C., February 26, 2004)