Say what you want about George W. Bush and his often-debatedlegacy, but the 43rd president has made a significant impact on thebenefits industry.

Among his policies, President Bush made twolandmark changes affecting the way millions of Americans view andpay for their health care.

On Dec. 8, 2003, Bush signed the “Medicare Prescription Drug,Improvement, and Modernization Act,” which produced the largestoverhaul of Medicare in the public health program's history sinceits 1965 founding.

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