TITLE

Medicare Drug Benefits to Change January 1, 2006

PUB. DATE
November 2005
SOURCE
Journal of Psychosocial Nursing & Mental Health Services;Nov2005, Vol. 43 Issue 11, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents information on the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement and Modernization Act of 2003 to be implemented in the U.S. on January 1, 2006. Changes made to the country's Medicare system; Benefits of the Medicare law to Medicare beneficiaries.
ACCESSION #
21163702

 

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