McGill, Johnny L.; Davis, Norman W.; Melaragni, Ronald
July 2007
Drug Topics;7/9/2007, Vol. 151 Issue 13, p10
Trade Publication
This article presents several letters to the editor regarding the issues of Medicare Part D program and community pharmacy practices. It discusses that 75 percent of those covered by Medicare Part D program are very satisfied. It states that premiums have actually decreased, new drugs are available, and that there can be no lowering of drug prices through government negotiation.


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