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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
August 29, 2005

Fact Sheet: New Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit to Include Low-Cost Options

Today's Presidential Action

Today, President Bush Announced New Low-Cost Options Under The Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit That Will Be Available Beginning In January 2006. Medicare beneficiaries will have choices for prescription drug coverage that will cost less and offer more benefits than originally expected. Competition is working to drive down prices, and the President encouraged seniors across the country to sign up for the new benefit.

New Medicare Coverage Will Offer All Medicare Beneficiaries Better Choices

President Bush Urged Seniors And Americans With Disabilities To Take Part In New Medicare Benefits

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