WAMC New England News
11:42 am
Thu March 9, 2006

Vermont Switches Back to Federal Prescription Plan, Few Initial Problems Reported

Montpelier, VT – Poor and elderly Vermonters have been switched back to the once problem-plagued federal Medicare-D prescription drug plan. Both advocates and state officials say it will take several days to gauge whether the federal system is working, but in its first day there were few problems reported. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.