TITLE

Beyond the doughnut hole

AUTHOR(S)
Pinsonault, Tony; Pinsonault, Christian
PUB. DATE
December 2005
SOURCE
Pharmaceutical Representative;Dec2005, Vol. 35 Issue 12, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the standard minimum Part D drug benefit announced by the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. This drug benefit is a coverage gap that requires a Medicare beneficiary to pay 100 percent of all drug costs when total prescription expenses exceed 2,250 U.S. dollars. The standard plan's additional cost-sharing requirements on premium and deductible plus coinsurance and co-payments were considered.
ACCESSION #
19057131

 

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