A Practical Physicians' Guide to the Medicare Drug Benefit Plan

Federman, Alex D.; Alexander, G. Caleb; Shrank, William H.
September 2006
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Sep2006, Vol. 81 Issue 9, p1217
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the new Medicare Drug Benefit Plan. The implementation of the Medicare prescription drug benefit plan, otherwise known as Part D, fills a significant omission from Medicare benefits standard set. This benefit is very advantageous yet very controversial because of its complexity. Despite the fact that many physicians find it very confusing, they share some responsibility to assist patients in obtaining the needed medications.


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