WASHINGTON -- The defection of Vermont Sen. James Jeffords from the Republican Party, scheduled to become official this week, could affect the debate on drug benefits for the elderly and the role of retail pharmacy in dispensing those drugs. With the balance of power in the Senate now tilted toward the Democrats, some industry watchers see a tougher road ahead for the type of drug- benefit plan proposed by the Bush Administration. Instead of that proposal, in which states would have ...

REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account

Why Register for FREE?

Salary Survey 2015

Registering for content on Supermarket News will give you INSTANT access to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’s FREE, easy and quick.  What are you waiting for! In addition you will also receive complimentary access to the SN salary survey data tables.

Click here to read the FAQ page if you have any questions (opens in a new window)

Attention Paid Print Subscribers:  While you have already been granted free access to SN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.

Already registered? here.