Policy Documents

Prescription Drugs for Seniors: The Roth IRA Solution

John C. Goodman –
March 1, 2000

In this brief analysis, John Goodman asserts that almost everyone agrees seniors need health coverage.  However, in order to deliver prescription drugs to seniors, we need to overhaul Medicare.  The federal government can make this easier by not only opening up markets for a provate solution, but also by allowing IRAs to help pay for drugs and health care.