TITLE

Part D affecting pharma cos

PUB. DATE
November 2006
SOURCE
Pharmaceutical Representative;Nov2006, Vol. 36 Issue 11, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the effect of Medicare Part D (Medicare prescription drug coverage) on 10 pharmaceutical companies' sales in the U.S. Research show that the impact varies greatly, since the Medicare Part D pays as little as 5.5% of prescriptions for Johnson & Johnson, and as much as 13.6% of New York-based Bristol-Myers Squibb's products. It is inferred that out of 10 companies, only 6 have the above national average of 8.5% from January to July 2006 for Part D prescriptions.
ACCESSION #
23101228

 

Related Articles

  • Or, Is Capitation Better? Gamache, Ed // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Oct2014, Vol. 88 Issue 10, p16 

    No abstract available.

  • Get to Know Capitation Contracts.  // Medical Office Billing & Collections Alert;Jul2010, Vol. 10 Issue 7, p54 

    The article provides an answer to a question on capitation and how to bill under its rules.

  • Working with Your Local Medicare Contractor to Shape Patient Care. Meskan, Tom; Lorenz, Deb // Journal of Cardiovascular Management;Jul/Aug2004, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p23 

    When hospitals pursue appropriate Medicare coverage by interacting effectively with their local Medicare contractor, they have an opportunity to provide their patients with greater access to care and help their hospital meet important revenue objectives. This is especially true when ensuring...

  • LETTERS. Huckle, Brian W.; Smith, M. B.; Reiche, Jacob; Harlowe, Gay; Burger, Mark; Sowinski, John // Drug Topics;11/6/2006, Vol. 150 Issue 21, p12 

    Several letters to the editor are presented in response to previous issues including "Hang up Your Own Shingles," by Jim Plagakis in the September 4, 2006 issue, "Consumers Happy With Pharmacy Experience" in the October 9, 2006 issue, and the impact of the reimbursement plan for several...

  • The Medicare Medical Review Process: Dealing with Denied Claims. Phillips, Angela A.; Gawenda, Rick // HPA Resource;Dec2007, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p1 

    The article focuses on the issue of claim denials for rehabilitation services in the U.S. According to the authors, the expansion of the Medical Review Process and the addition of the Recovery Audit Contractors to the strategies used by Medicare in lessening the payment for services that may not...

  • Examples of Rate Cuts after Reimbursement System Implementation.  // Strategic Financial Planning;Summer2014, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p16 

    An excerpt from the article "Examples of Rate Cuts after Reimbursement System Implementation" in the June 1, 2014 issue of "Strategic Financial Planning" is presented which focuses on the implementation of reimbursement system in the U.S.

  • Financial Vulnerability Among Medicare Managed Care Enrollees. Robins, Cynthia S.; Heller, Amy; Myers, Mary Anne // Health Care Financing Review;Spring2005, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p81 

    Consumer Assessment of Health Plans Survey (CAHPS�) data show that Medicare managed care plans often receive low satisfaction scores from certain vulnerable populations. This article describes findings from a qualitative study with beneficiaries about their Medicare managed care...

  • Community pharmacy gives thumbs down to Bush Rx card. Ukens, Carol // Drug Topics;4/1/2002, Vol. 146 Issue 7, p33 

    The article presents information about private prescription drug discount cards. The cards are part of a plan to educate seniors about prescription drug programs and generic savings as a prelude to a full blown Medicare Rx benefit in the future. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)...

  • Medicare: Challenges Remain in Setting Payments for Medical Equipment and Supplies and Covered Drugs: GAO-02-833T.  // GAO Reports;6/12/2002, p1 

    Medicare has paid higher than market rates for various medical equipment and supplies and often considerably higher than provider acquisition costs for Medicare-covered outpatient drugs. Congress has enacted a series of legislative changes affecting payment methods and payment adjustment...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics