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Trump Drug-Card Gambit Leaves Doubts About How to Pay for It (2)

Sept. 25, 2020, 7:19 PM

A day after President Donald Trump promised that Medicare beneficiaries would get a $200 prescription discount card within weeks, administration officials said all the cards wouldn’t be going out before the Nov. 3 election.

The White House is still working out how to pay for the plan and how to distribute the cards, a senior official with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said in a Friday briefing. The White House will say more about its plans in the near future, the official said, adding the cards will go out as soon as mechanically possible. Overall, the plan ...

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