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Medicare's Prescription Enrollment a Headache

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Medicare's Prescription Enrollment a Headache

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Medicare's Prescription Enrollment a Headache

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Thursday is the beginning of the annual "open season" for seniors to sign up for Medicare's prescription drug benefit. Commentator Dr. Douglas Kamerow, a former assistant surgeon general, tried to help his mother to set up her system and found it virtually impossible to navigate.